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The latest in ediscovery software news, product updates, and best practices.
cloud-based ediscovery software

Cloud-Based eDiscovery Software: A Migration Success Story

Cloud-Based eDiscovery Software: A Migration Success Story 1000 668 Michael Beumer

Cloud-Based eDiscovery Software 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. When the vendor notified Foley & Mansfield that they were sunsetting their product, Amy Koski, Foley’s Litigation Support Services Manager, gained approval to identify and move to…

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Data Filtering Techniques

Advanced eDiscovery Data Filtering Techniques

Advanced eDiscovery Data Filtering Techniques 1200 630 Michael Beumer

FILTERING SERIES / PART THREE eDiscovery processing is an often overlooked phase of litigation because it is considered a technical, not a legal practice. However, lawyers who understand processing and advanced data filtering techniques are in position to control the costs and control the scope of any matter.   eDiscovery Data Filtering In Three Parts…

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Cybersecurity

A Message on Cybersecurity from CEO, Rakesh Madhava

A Message on Cybersecurity from CEO, Rakesh Madhava 1920 1280 Rakesh Madhava

To All Nextpoint Clients: After the news that Epiq Global had suffered a ransomware attack, it is appropriate that many will have data security at top of mind, and may be curious about Nextpoint security provisioning. Our sincere sympathies go out to our clients who have been affected as well as to the staff of…

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eDiscovery Keyword Filtering

Filter by Keyword in eDiscovery: The Human Role

Filter by Keyword in eDiscovery: The Human Role 1200 660 Michael Beumer

FILTERING SERIES / PART TWO eDiscovery is automated in many important ways, but attorney judgment is still vital to the process. Legal teams need to make smart decisions up front about how to filter, what to cull, and what to keep. If you are too cautious about processing, you will have too much evidence to…

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Data Filteringe in Discovery

The Art of eDiscovery Data Filtering and Culling

The Art of eDiscovery Data Filtering and Culling 1200 801 Michael Beumer

DATA FILTERING SERIES / PART ONE Every lawyer wants a smoking gun email, text, or Facebook post that will decidedly win a case or force a settlement. Given the mind-boggling volume of electronic data flooding our world, finding relevant, discoverable information is a more difficult and expensive endeavor. But, if you are strategic about eDiscovery…

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Billing for Ediscovery - Pass Through

Billing for Ediscovery: Fully Recover Costs and Meet ABA Ethical Standards

Billing for Ediscovery: Fully Recover Costs and Meet ABA Ethical Standards 1000 625 Michael Beumer

Clearly, eDiscovery software is indispensable in modern, internet-era civil litigation. Attorneys are under increasing pressure to invest in legal technology in order to provide effective counsel to their clients. Additionally, in recent years the majority of state bars have modified their guidelines related to an attorney’s duty of competence to include not only substantive knowledge…

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Ediscovery Planning

Essential Ediscovery Planning: The Federal Rules You Need To Know

Essential Ediscovery Planning: The Federal Rules You Need To Know 1000 667 Michael Beumer

The adversarial nature of the system of law in the United States is not about cooperation and playing nice. Law school trains lawyers to crush their opposition. But in ediscovery, the updated Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and emerging case law actually make it not only possible to make discovery a cooperative process – but…

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law firm case study

Law Firm Case Study: Cost Predictability in eDiscovery

Law Firm Case Study: Cost Predictability in eDiscovery 1000 563 Annie Johnson

Law Firm Case Study Palmersheim & Mathew LLP was founded in 2018 by award-winning attorneys with proven expertise in handling complex business disputes. I recently sat down to speak with founding partner, Anand Mathew in their Chicago office. In this law firm case study, we discussed what it means to practice in the boutique environment,…

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Ediscovery Software Pricing - No Data Charges

Ediscovery Pricing Models: The End of Data Charges

Ediscovery Pricing Models: The End of Data Charges 1000 558 Rakesh Madhava

Ediscovery Pricing Models Have Changed Our drive for simpler, transparent invoicing wound up inspiring us to eliminate data charges in ediscovery software. Let’ just say, our clients were stoked. Data-volume has long been the default measuring stick for ediscovery software pricing models. The gigabyte (GB) of electronically stored information is data’s defining unit of measure.…

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Ediscovery Data Requests – Simple and Secure

Ediscovery Data Requests – Simple and Secure 1000 724 Michael Beumer

An efficient ediscovery process starts with getting potentially relevant ediscovery files collected quickly. Nextpoint just made getting ediscovery data from clients, IT staff, litigation support managers, opposing counsel – or whomever you need data from – as simple as sending an email. Nextpoint users can now securely request files from anyone by providing timely access to a dedicated…

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