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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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Litigation Collaboration: The Four Simple Rules

Litigation Collaboration: The Four Simple Rules 1000 667 Jason Krause

When your team is preparing for a new litigation matter, how do you organize, collaborate, and share information? Do you email files to co-counsel, team members, or outside parties? Do you have a collaboration tool to keep track of where documents go and who has the current version? According to the ABA Legal Technology Survey,…

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New Nextpoint Feature: Digital Notes for Document Reviewers

New Nextpoint Feature: Digital Notes for Document Reviewers 150 150 Jason Krause

Folder Tags is a brand new feature that lets reviewers add notes to folders in Nextpoint. The inspiration came from a Nextpoint client with a large review project. The review team wanted to make it possible for groups of reviewers to leave comments after finishing work on individual folders. Like a Post-it for Document Reviewers…

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Deposition Summary Software: Do More with Depositions

Deposition Summary Software: Do More with Depositions 1000 667 Jason Krause

Deposition Summary Software Imagine you are deposing an adverse expert witness from a remote location. Your expert is listening to the deposition by telephone to help you ask the appropriate questions. Suddenly, the adverse expert produces a revised report. How do you get the report into your litigation database and get everyone on the same…

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Prepare Your Matter for Any Type of Dispute Resolution Venue

Prepare Your Matter for Any Type of Dispute Resolution Venue 1000 752 Tricia Boguslawski

Few matters ever actually see the inside of a courtroom. Few attorneys can claim to have selected a jury, much less obtained a successful verdict. In fact, 90 percent of some types of matters settle without going to trial. But that hardly means lawyers do not need serious trial presentation skills. In fact, lawyers often need…

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Making Dispute Resolution Technology Work for You

Making Dispute Resolution Technology Work for You 150 150 Jason Krause

Yesterday, Nextpoint vice president of Client Success Tricia Boguslawski presented the third in a series of webinars on litigation technology best practices. If you missed “Preparing for Your Hearing, Settlement, or Trial,” you can listen to all our ediscovery webinar recordings here. Following our first two webinars in the series on identifying and culling data…

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How to Prepare for Your Next Hearing, Conference or Trial

How to Prepare for Your Next Hearing, Conference or Trial 150 150 Tricia Boguslawski

The jury trial has been slowly disappearing. While that is true, any time a new matter comes to your firm, you should be thinking about the possible endgame – presenting evidence in a hearing, trial, settlement conference, or regulatory review. In particular, we are focused on moving evidence from the Review to Prep services within Nextpoint.…

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6 Tips to Make Your Legal Presentations Pop

6 Tips to Make Your Legal Presentations Pop 150 150 Nextpoint

No legal presentation is ever like another. Sometimes we handle dry, complicated intellectual property matters; other times, emotional personal injury cases. But I have learned in many years of making slides for all kinds of hearings and audiences that there are a few important steps to making sure your slides have the weight and power…

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Power User Tips for Powerpoint

Power User Tips for Powerpoint 150 150 Nextpoint

Powerpoint is one of the more unfairly maligned tools in a lawyer’s arsenal. Yes, presentations that rely on the default color schemes and fonts are probably not going to look good. And presentations that are too wordy or have long lists of bullet points are going to bore your audience. But, PowerPoint is still a…

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Awesome Trial Presentations – Science Behind Better Trial Prep

Awesome Trial Presentations – Science Behind Better Trial Prep 150 150 Jason Krause

The bad news for any courtroom litigator is that no matter how hard you work, how many facts you gather, and how much you obsess over your content, the jury will forget most of the information you present to them. Fortunately, there is a ton of great research into retention and how to make your…

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