small firm eDiscovery

In-House Ediscovery: Boutique Law Firm Ediscovery Transformation. A Nextpoint case study.

Ediscovery Digital Transformation: A Successful Migration to the Cloud

Ediscovery Digital Transformation: A Successful Migration to the Cloud 1201 628 Elizabeth Guthrie

Like many boutique law firms handling cases with small data sets, Mahendru P.C., a thriving commercial litigation firm in Houston, TX, had previously managed in-house ediscovery projects without dedicated software. For 18 years Ashish Mahendru and his team used Adobe Acrobat Pro to not only compile, code and organize documents, but also execute Bates numbering…

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Software for small law firms: a case study and ediscovery success story.

Ediscovery Software for Small Law Firms: Making The Move from Paper

Ediscovery Software for Small Law Firms: Making The Move from Paper 1200 627 Elizabeth Guthrie

The right software for small law firms can have a big impact. Read about how one attorney simplified his ediscovery process and improved trial presentation with Nextpoint. As a veteran litigator and solo practitioner, Don Burns measured cases in banker’s boxes. For Don, a small case was one banker’s box worth of documents. A medium-sized…

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eDiscovery Cost-Shifting: Law Firms Billing End Clients

eDiscovery Cost-Shifting: Law Firms Billing End Clients 1000 667 Tricia Boguslawski

For years, there’s been a popular sentiment that the absence of economies of scale made eDiscovery impractical for small law firms, especially those with infrequent cases. While that may have been a legitimate argument in the past, the hard truth is that eDiscovery has become more necessary to these firms’ success, not less. To reconcile these…

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Nextpoint Review: eDiscovery Software Praised by Legaltech News

Nextpoint Review: eDiscovery Software Praised by Legaltech News 826 673 Michael Beumer

Legaltech News gave Nextpoint high marks in its latest software review, describing our platform as a “frontrunner” in cloud-based eDiscovery technology. The review, authored by eDiscovery consultant Brett Burney for the magazine’s October 2015 issue, praises our strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services to provide a scalable infrastructure and word-class data security while keeping our own…

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Small Firm Discovery: 6 Tips to Level the Playing Field

Small Firm Discovery: 6 Tips to Level the Playing Field 150 150 Michael Beumer

The adversarial nature of the United States legal system is not about cooperation and playing nice. In law school, lawyers are trained to best their opposition by (nearly) any means possible. But in eDiscovery, the updated Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and emerging case law allow discovery to become a cooperative process. If you know how to make…

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Start Your Own Law Firm. We’ve Got Your Back.

Start Your Own Law Firm. We’ve Got Your Back. 150 150 Jason Krause

When Jason Molder left a large firm to start his own practice, his colleagues warned him that his plan to start his own boutique law firm was going to be rough. They told him, you’re not going to have the technology, infrastructure, and expensive software that a large law firm can support. A few years…

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Affordable eDiscovery: The Most Important Topic in Legal Technology

Affordable eDiscovery: The Most Important Topic in Legal Technology 150 150 Jason Krause

On Friday, I sat down with Josh Gilliland from the Legal Geeks podcast to talk about legal technology trends for 2014. Unlike most legal technologists, I decided NOT to talk about the usual legal technology trends. At least not directly. Instead, I wanted to talk about a broader issue that often gets lost in these kinds of…

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Nine eDiscovery Tips to Turn Any Trial to Your Advantage

Nine eDiscovery Tips to Turn Any Trial to Your Advantage 1809 1017 Jason Krause

Lawyers like to put up a tough front. In fact, that’s their job – to be a zealous advocate for their clients. But underneath the tough facade, lawyers are only human and capable of making mistakes – especially when it comes to technology. Let’s be honest – no one can ever truly prepare for the…

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Small Firms and Social Media eDiscovery

Small Firms and Social Media eDiscovery 150 150 Jason Krause

May will be “social media in the law month” on our blog, putting a spotlight on the ways social media is changing eDiscovery for small firms and personal cases. Enter Small Law eDiscovery was once the sole concern of Big Law and large-scale litigation, but has increasingly become an issue in smaller cases for smaller…

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