ediscovery rules

Technology for lawyers: Ignorance is no excuse

Technology Competence for Lawyers: Ignorance Is No Excuse

Technology Competence for Lawyers: Ignorance Is No Excuse 1000 690 Elizabeth Guthrie

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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Legal software Canada and California expansion

Nextpoint Expands Secure Data Hosting to New Regions Across North America

Nextpoint Expands Secure Data Hosting to New Regions Across North America 1200 700 Elizabeth Guthrie

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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Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Ediscovery

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 schools train lawyers to crush their opposition. But in ediscovery, the updated Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and emerging case law not only make it possible for discovery to be a cooperative process, but if…

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5 Experts Predict How the 2015 FRCP Rules Will Impact Discovery

5 Experts Predict How the 2015 FRCP Rules Will Impact Discovery 960 540 Michael Beumer

On Dec. 1, U.S. federal courts adopted significant changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Designed to control the runaway costs that have characterized litigation in the eDiscovery Age, the updated Rules feature new language that’s sure to create ripple effects throughout the district courts. However, the practical impact of these changes remains to…

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eDiscovery Burden

The Purpose of Discovery in Civil Litigation

The Purpose of Discovery in Civil Litigation 1000 667 Jason Krause

For many litigators, it’s easy to think of discovery in civil litigation as a burden. That may partly be because that’s all lawyers hear about from the self-styled eDiscovery “experts.” In our industry, there seems to be an endless stream of commentary about the ways exploding volumes of electronic evidence is crushing the legal system.…

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Changing the Conversation in eDiscovery: Where Do We Go from Here?

Changing the Conversation in eDiscovery: Where Do We Go from Here? 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

CONVERSATIONS WITH: Alitia Faccone + Rakesh Madhava   Nextpoint’s “Conversations With” is a feature offering insights from two or more industry insiders in a “panel-style” discussion around a specific topic area. Expect a lively and thought-provoking reportée and check back regularly for installments.  To read the whole series, here is Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 6..…

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