5 New eDiscovery Trends in 2022 and What They Mean for You

2022-04-19T14:16:51-07:00April 21st, 2022|eDiscovery|

Thanks to today’s innovative technology, modern legal professionals can bypass the hassle of storing dozens of legal documents in thick, cumbersome binders and racing from meeting to meeting. Now, attorneys can easily conduct depositions right from their home office and efficiently communicate with colleagues via Teams or Slack. Legal professionals are even leveraging the power [...]

How to Perform eDiscovery During Arbitration

2022-03-20T19:28:24-07:00March 21st, 2022|eDiscovery|

Arbitration can be faster and more cost-effective than traditional litigation, but it becomes considerably more difficult to take advantage of these benefits if your case involves extensive eDiscovery. In fact, in 2013, the challenges and expense of processing electronically stored information (ESI) led The American Arbitration Association to revise its rules concerning commercial arbitration. This [...]

Understanding Managed eDiscovery Services

2022-02-15T12:56:38-08:00February 18th, 2022|eDiscovery|

For many law firms, it can be all too easy to lose track of the cost of identifying, collecting, and producing admissible evidence. If you don’t have access to the appropriate technology, it could be impractical to handle eDiscovery in-house. Fortunately, managed eDiscovery services offer a cost-effective method to process extensive and complicated ESI.   In [...]

Understanding Your Ethical Duties with eDiscovery

2021-12-24T22:52:56-08:00December 30th, 2021|eDiscovery|

Attorneys have an ethical duty to preserve and disclose all information that may be relevant to a lawsuit. For decades, this responsibility primarily impacted paperwork, letters, and other physical forms of communication; however, the legal community has recently begun to acknowledge ethical duties for eDiscovery. In this article, we’re going to review ethical eDiscovery practices [...]

How to Negotiate eDiscovery Protocols

2021-11-24T15:03:14-08:00November 24th, 2021|Discovery, eDiscovery, Legal Technology|

During the eDiscovery process, it’s all too easy to find yourself overwhelmed with production requests and improperly formatted files. To address this problem, parties will need to negotiate to determine the search methods and implement any necessary stipulations. So, which legal and technical issues should you bring up? In this article, we’ll share some standards [...]

How Ephemeral Messaging Impacts Digital Forensics

2021-09-10T15:17:44-07:00November 23rd, 2021|Digital, Discovery, eDiscovery, Forensics, Legal Technology|

From Telegram to Snapchat to Signal, ephemeral messaging applications can offer increased peace of mind and security. The concept first surged in popularity as users discovered its utility for personal messaging. Recently however, it has also become part of routine communication in workplaces across the country.  In this article, we’re going to discuss how [...]

How Remote Working Has Changed Digital Forensics Practices

2021-09-10T15:19:43-07:00September 23rd, 2021|Business Development, Digital, Discovery, eDiscovery, Forensics, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

When you think of digital forensics, do you envision the forensic examiner personally handling the device in question? If so, you’re among the majority of legal professionals! Digital forensics traditionally required the examiner to travel to a particular location, but recently, remote working trends have sparked changes in the world of digital forensics. In [...]

AVOIDING COVID-EXPOSURE WITH REMOTE EDISCOVERY PRACTICES

2021-06-09T15:57:40-07:00June 15th, 2021|Covid, Discovery, eDiscovery, Forensics, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Over the years, discovery practices have evolved — saving legal professionals precious time, money, and manpower. Furthermore, eDiscovery has become an unexpectedly crucial means of surviving the pandemic. While many states are reporting decreased case numbers, others still face an ongoing risk of exposure. In this article, we’re going to explore how remote eDiscovery can [...]

WHY COVID-19 DOESN’T ELIMINATE YOUR DISCOVERY OBLIGATIONS

2021-06-09T15:22:44-07:00May 27th, 2021|Covid, Discovery, eDiscovery, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

The coronavirus pandemic sent shockwaves throughout the legal system, forcing practitioners to adjust time-tested procedures for the new normal. Accommodating special circumstances during the pandemic required the courts to set forth some new rules regarding discovery obligations. In this article, we’ll review one of these court decisions and explore the impact it may have on [...]