Trial

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 courtroom preparations and trial presentation phase…

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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 Can Win Your Case

Better Deposition Transcript Management Can Win Your Case 1000 668 David Daskal

When it comes to managing deposition transcripts, no software platform handles them 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 the…

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Ediscovery Planning

Why the Cloud is the Only Answer for Multi District Litigation

Why the Cloud is the Only Answer for Multi District Litigation 3000 2000 Jason Krause

When coordinating multi–district litigation, many firms like to think that they can simply call on their existing in-house resources, including litigation support staff and paralegals, to take over the technology strategy. In some instances, this approach may be sufficient, but only at the early stages of the case. In our experience, this strategy never works over the…

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6 Ways Litigation Support Makes Attorneys Better

6 Ways Litigation Support Makes Attorneys Better 1000 667 Rakesh Madhava

Litigation support delivers a real boost to your firm’s productivity enabling attorneys to focus on delivering great legal work. When lawyers have access to great technology support, it helps win new clients, deliver strategic advantages in litigation, and ultimately can add to a firm’s bottom line. For smaller firms, litigation support is a force multiplier,…

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8 Essential Attorney Tech Tools for Trial Presentation

8 Essential Attorney Tech Tools for Trial Presentation 1000 750 Michael Beumer

Effective trial attorneys know how storytelling aids can play a major role in supporting an argument in the courtroom. Recent technology has made these tools more convenient, portable and affordable.   Michael Ko – Groundworks Trial Consulting Mike Ko, owner of Groundworks Trial Consulting, has been operating technology at trials since 2008. As a professor at the…

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Deposition & Motion Practice Webinar

Webinar: Collaboration Tips for Deposition and Motion Prep

Webinar: Collaboration Tips for Deposition and Motion Prep 1000 667 Michael Beumer

Daniel D’Angelo – Nextpoint This free, recorded webinar  gives you everything you need for deposition preparation. 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, particularly when you’re working with expert witnesses…

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Chicago-Kent Law Students Get Hands-on eDiscovery Experience

Chicago-Kent Law Students Get Hands-on eDiscovery Experience 1000 667 Michael Beumer

If Bo knows sports, you could say Ko knows legal tech. Mike Ko, a former attorney and the owner of Groundwork Trial Consulting in Chicago (see: Obrycka v. City of Chicago and Goldberg v. Donald Trump), helps lawyers incorporate technology into their practices from mediation to trial. He also teaches Litigation Technology, an advanced trial advocacy…

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Multidistrict Litigation Strategy: Technology Really Matters

Multidistrict Litigation Strategy: Technology Really Matters 1920 1080 Rakesh Madhava

multidistrict litigation strategy Electronic data involved in multidistrict litigation (MDL) and mass actions is exploding in both volume and diversity, with no end in sight. Analysts project that the volumes of data being produced will double every two years, which is consistent with the growing volumes of pre-trial data hosted in the Nextpoint litigation platform.…

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