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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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leading-ediscovery-software

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

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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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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Responsive Documents Discovery - Search Techniques

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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eDiscovery and Document Review: Search & Privilege

Ediscovery Document Review: Structure Your Review for Success

Ediscovery Document Review: Structure Your Review for Success 1000 667 Michael Beumer

EDISCOVERY AND DOCUMENT REVIEW PART II: Organizing Your Evidence & Protecting Privilege Before we get too deep into our three part series on Ediscovery and Document Review, let’s ask, why is document review even necessary? According to to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, any party may obtain discovery regarding any non-privileged…

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Organize eDiscovery data

eDiscovery Organization & Insight: Introducing Folder Categories

eDiscovery Organization & Insight: Introducing Folder Categories 1303 597 Michael Beumer

If you’ve been reading our three-part blog series on document review, you know that the ultimate goal of ediscovery is not just to search, find, and present relevant documents. ediscovery is about organizing and making sense of an otherwise disorganized collection of evidence.   We’re excited to unveil our completed redesign that delivers more powerful…

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eDiscovery Document Review Strategy

Ediscovery Document Review: Strategy Is Half the Battle

Ediscovery Document Review: Strategy Is Half the Battle 1000 667 Michael Beumer

DOCUMENT REVIEW SERIES / PART ONE When most people think about ediscovery, they probably imagine a lawyer staring intently at a computer screen, hoping to find an incriminating document in a massive database of collected files. If that is your mental image, what you are picturing is the document review process in ediscovery. However, if…

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big data ediscovery: moving to cloud-based ediscovery software

Ediscovery Data Migration at Law Firms: A Modern Success Story

Ediscovery Data Migration at Law Firms: A Modern Success Story 1000 668 Michael Beumer

This law firm had decades of big data from ediscovery and other litigation matters. Here’s how they moved their data to the cloud with Nextpoint. Big Data in Ediscovery: Cloud to the Rescue Foley & Mansfield, a national law firm based in Minneapolis, had been using a legacy, on-premise ediscovery platform for over a decade.…

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