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Ediscovery Production

Demystifying Ediscovery Production Formats

Demystifying Ediscovery Production Formats 1682 956 Elizabeth Guthrie

When it comes to ediscovery production, it’s absolutely advantageous to keep the end goal in mind from the outset. The duty to produce is explicitly outlined in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and most analogous State Rules. Although it’s the final step in discovery, it’s not something that should be put off until the end…

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Deposition Preparation Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Deposition Prep Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Deposition Prep Checklist 1200 800 Elizabeth Guthrie

This deposition preparation checklist is an essential tool for attorneys to tackle depositions with minimal roadblocks and guide their witnesses to successful testimony. After the review and production phases of discovery are complete, a lot of people must collaboratively work with produced evidence to prepare a strong case. Keeping them coordinated is often a challenge,…

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How to Ace Early Case Assessment

How to Ace Early Case Assessment 1200 701 Elizabeth Guthrie

Early Case Assessment in ediscovery allows legal teams to begin review with the least amount of data possible and a better understanding of what’s in that data. Early Case Assessment might be the most important phase of any discovery battle. In the modern litigation landscape, the party that can analyze and digest digital evidence most…

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Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins Nextpoint

Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins the Nextpoint Team

Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins the Nextpoint Team 1200 650 Elizabeth Guthrie

Noted ediscovery consultant Brett Burney has joined Nextpoint’s team of legal experts as our eLaw Evangelist. With Brett, we will continue to spark new conversations in the ever-evolving field of legal tech and share our extensive legal knowledge and insights with all law-kind. Brett wrote one of the first reviews of Nextpoint software over 10…

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Technology for lawyers: Ignorance is no excuse

Technology Competence for Lawyers: Ignorance Is No Excuse

Technology Competence for Lawyers: Ignorance Is No Excuse 1000 690 Elizabeth Guthrie

Technology can be a curse or a comfort for lawyers. It promises to make you more efficient, but who has the time to learn it all? (And doesn’t that take away from the sacred billable hour?) Integrating the right tools for calendars, communication, invoicing, document management, and ediscovery is absolutely vital to a healthy and…

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Expedited Ediscovery: Rapid Data Solutions Lead to Success

End-to-End Ediscovery: Rapid Data Solutions Lead to Success

End-to-End Ediscovery: Rapid Data Solutions Lead to Success 1000 584 Elizabeth Guthrie

This small firm was thrown into an expedited ediscovery process, so they sought help from Nextpoint to win their case. After a food manufacturer fired their lawyer in a federal intellectual property case, Lauren Handel’s two-person firm was brought in as substitute counsel. Lauren was thrown into the case just before an expedited ediscovery request…

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Ediscovery Checklist: Case Management

Ediscovery Planning: The Essential Case Management Checklist

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This ediscovery checklist explains how to make a comprehensive plan that addresses obstacles before they arise and minimizes challenges during discovery. Planning for Success Taking the time to create a detailed plan in preparation for ediscovery is one of the most impactful things you can do to save your clients time and money. Not only…

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Manage Ediscovery Better With Software

Three Reasons You Don’t Need Ediscovery Software (And Why They’re Bogus)

Three Reasons You Don’t Need Ediscovery Software (And Why They’re Bogus) 905 612 Elizabeth Guthrie

When dealing with small cases, many lawyers think they can manage ediscovery without specialized software. But cases of all sizes involve electronic evidence, and it’s important to handle it with care, as you would with any other evidence. Attorneys can manufacture any number of reasons to avoid using ediscovery software, but the reality is that…

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Follow these 5 Guidelines to Conduct Successful Virtual Depositions

Follow these 5 Guidelines to Conduct Successful Virtual Depositions 1024 650 Elizabeth Guthrie

The new normal is here, and it’s time to embrace the reality of remote, virtual, and hybrid depositions in the world of litigation.  “Remote” depositions are nothing new and have actually been around for several years before the pandemic. It was the exception, rather than the rule, where the witness appeared “remotely” through a video…

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Legal software Canada and California expansion

Nextpoint Expands Secure Data Hosting to New Regions Across North America

Nextpoint Expands Secure Data Hosting to New Regions Across North America 1200 700 Elizabeth Guthrie

Nextpoint launches new developments for legal software in Canada and California amidst recent changes to data privacy and security laws. In May 2022, Nextpoint will begin hosting data on AWS servers in California and Canada, in addition to our current location on the East Coast. This will ensure our users can meet data privacy standards…

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