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Courtroom presentation: Impactful demonstratives

Trial Presentation 101: Impactful Courtroom Demonstratives

Trial Presentation 101: Impactful Courtroom Demonstratives 1000 679 Michael Beumer

TRIAL PREPARATION SERIES / PART THREE of THREE A looming trial or hearing date is no reason to panic. As we have described in PART 1 and PART 2 of our blog series, if your trial team has kept a well-organized and thoughtful document review and deposition process, your trial preparations and courtroom presentation should…

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Nextpoint Named Leading eDiscovery Software in G2 Summer Report

Nextpoint Named Leading eDiscovery Software in G2 Summer Report 1024 551 Michael Beumer

Well, we did it again. For the fourteenth time in a row, Nextpoint has been singled out by G2.com for being a leading eDiscovery software in the crowded marketplace. We hear glowing reviews from our clients every day, but it’s always gratifying to receive recognition from one of our industry’s leading review sites.  The G2.com…

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Taking Depositions: Preparation Strategies for Attorneys

Taking Depositions: Preparation Strategies for Attorneys 1000 679 Michael Beumer

TRIAL PREPARATION SERIES / PART TWO of THREE Taking depositions is arguably the most useful discovery exercise to gather information and build a strong case. It is the only opportunity, prior to trial itself, where an attorney can question a witness about nearly everything he or she knows regarding the case. In other words, it’s…

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Trial Preparation 101: Strategies for Building Winning Arguments

Trial Preparation 101: Strategies for Building Winning Arguments 1000 679 Michael Beumer

TRIAL PREPARATION SERIES / PART ONE of THREE It is a fact of modern law that many litigators never actually try a case. And those who do rarely appear in a courtroom more than once or twice a year. But you must have a foundational strategy for trial preparation early in any case. Further, you…

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Better deposition transcript management software can win your case

The Right Deposition Transcript Management Software Can Win Your Case

The Right Deposition Transcript Management Software Can Win Your Case 1024 683 Michael Beumer

  When it comes to deposition transcript management software, no platform handles it better than Nextpoint. The reason is simple. Nextpoint started as a trial services company 20 years ago, and pretrial litigation workflows are in our DNA. Our product and engineering teams have two decades of experience building innovative software to simplify and expedite…

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New Partnership with ACEDS eDiscovery Training and Certification

New Partnership with ACEDS eDiscovery Training and Certification 800 400 Michael Beumer

It’s Spring. The flowers are blooming. And kids everywhere are anxiously awaiting the summer break from school. But we at Nextpoint never take a break from eDiscovery education. In fact, we are very excited to announce a brand new partnership with ACEDS, the nation’s leading eDiscovery training and certification professional association. eDiscovery Training and Certification…

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Native File Exports and Productions: Planning for Success

Native File Exports and Productions: Planning for Success 800 252 Michael Beumer

Before we get into the topic of native file exports – does the term “native files” strike anyone else as a bit oxymoronic? To me, “native” denotes original, first, new, beginning – while “files” suggests history, organization, hierarchy. Something “native” shouldn’t have files yet! Just one more reason why this subject can be confusing. As…

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Ediscovery software market leader

Nextpoint Ranks as Ediscovery Software Market Leader in G2 2022 Winter Report

Nextpoint Ranks as Ediscovery Software Market Leader in G2 2022 Winter Report 1024 551 Michael Beumer

We here at Nextpoint are of two minds about tooting our own horn. On the one hand, we’re more in the camp of “walk softly and carry a big stick.” On the other hand, we are genuinely proud of the feedback we’ve been receiving and think it could make a difference to anyone considering us…

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Effective Document Review

Effective Ediscovery Document Review Guidebook

Effective Ediscovery Document Review Guidebook 1000 600 Michael Beumer

This free guide is full of document review guidelines and best-practice tips for reviewing electronic evidence, protecting privilege, and winning ediscovery. Before we get into the tactics and strategy of modern document review, it is important to remember the exact purpose of the review phase in discovery. According to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule…

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Ediscovery Document Review: Searches That Get Results

Ediscovery Document Review: Searches That Get Results 1000 657 Michael Beumer

DOC REVIEW Part III: Finding Responsive Documents in Discovery This post explains the search techniques that will uncover responsive documents in discovery and optimize your document review process. If you’ve read parts one and two of our three-part Document Review series, you can understand why the review process is the most time consuming, error prone,…

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