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ESI Protocol Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: Your ESI Protocol Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: Your ESI Protocol Checklist 1000 668 Elizabeth Guthrie

A detailed ESI protocol will simplify ediscovery and lead to smoother case planning in every step of the litigation process. Establishing an ESI protocol might seem daunting at first, but answering a few simple questions at the outset of your case will help you stay on top of complicated ediscovery matters. This checklist lays out…

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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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Rule 26(f) Conference Checklist

Ediscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer

Ediscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer 1024 683 Tricia Boguslawski

Download this Rule 26(f) Conference Checklist to walk through all the questions you need to consider to prepare for the Meet and Confer. With proper planning, you can ensure that ediscovery is a smooth process. Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requires that parties meet early in a litigation to negotiate an…

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Litigator’s Brief: Top 15 eDiscovery Terms Every Litigator Should Know

Litigator’s Brief: Top 15 eDiscovery Terms Every Litigator Should Know 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

Prompted by the anniversary of  Zubulake v UBS Warburg – the case that forced the legal world to take eDiscovery seriously and arguably created a new industry – we recently wrote a post outlining The 7 Biggest eDiscovery Events of the Decade for our friends at Clio. It got us thinking about how much has changed in the vocabulary of eDiscovery since…

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Meet and Confer: Pre-trial Strategies and Negotiations That Work

Meet and Confer: Pre-trial Strategies and Negotiations That Work 150 150 Tricia Boguslawski

By now, every lawyer knows that they have an obligation to meet and confer with opposing counsel to discuss eDiscovery at the start of litigation. At Nextpoint, we don’t see the Rule 26f Conference as an obligation, but an opportunity. How to Negotiate the Meet and Confer Lawyers going into litigation are ready to do…

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