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The latest in ediscovery software news, product updates, and best practices.
Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins Nextpoint

Ediscovery Expert Brett Burney Joins the Nextpoint Team

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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

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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

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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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Top tech companies to work for in Chicago: Nextpoint, Inc. Best Workplaces 2022

Nextpoint Featured in Inc. Magazine’s List of Best Workplaces 2022

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As one of four Chicago-based software companies to receive this recognition, we’re proud to be one of the top tech companies to work for in Chicago. We’re excited to announce that Nextpoint has been featured in Inc. Magazine’s list of Best Workplaces 2022. Inc. is a leading resource for business news and insights across North…

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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

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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

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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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Legal Document Review Tools: A Case Study

Predictably Efficient Ediscovery: Mid-Size Firm Cuts Costs by 60%

Predictably Efficient Ediscovery: Mid-Size Firm Cuts Costs by 60% 1201 628 Elizabeth Guthrie

With the right legal document review tool, your firm can save money and ensure a smooth ediscovery process. In 2018, Hugh Berkson was preparing his litigation practice for a rather large incoming case, and he knew he would need a comprehensive ediscovery tool to manage the large volume of data. Hugh is a Principal attorney…

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Ediscovery Collection Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: Your Data Collection Checklist

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This ediscovery collection checklist will guide you through the technical complexities of data collection and help your team stay organized and efficient. The Importance of a Collection Strategy Data collection can be the most complex and technically rigorous of all discovery phases. It involves the extraction of potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI) from its…

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