November 2014

Review file formats

Last week Joshua Gilliland wrote a great post about thinking through the form of production. I thought it would be a good time to share our thoughts about different file formats, and how they affect document review. If you have reviewed multiple cases on one review platform, you may have noticed significant differences in the
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image, text and native view

Joshua Gilliland, of Bow Tie Law, Magistrate Judge Paul Cherry understands ediscovery. More importantly, his opinions have the classic “IRAC” analysis of Issue, Rule, Analysis, and Conclusion. This makes Judge Cherry’s cases on the form of production—like Dixon v. Experian Info. Solutions, Inc.—very educational reading.   Form of Production Overview A producing party can state
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Consumer Attorneys of California Convention

Last week, Cecilia and I had the pleasure of attending the annual gathering of the Consumer Attorneys of California in San Francisco.  We were there in part to represent Everlaw in sponsoring a CLE session entitled “The Plaintiffs’ Essential Ediscovery Toolkit: Initial Conferences and Predictive Coding.”  As you would expect with a crowd this passionate
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Translated Japanese Legal Text

Globalization is on the rise: we conduct business across borders and continents, breaking down language barriers daily. When it comes to litigation, this means that you are more likely to see documents in a foreign language. Dealing effectively with those documents is part of modern ediscovery. This month, we will release a feature to help
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New Everlaw Icons

As a new employee, Cecilia described what she thought made Everlaw unique. Her experience was that startup culture offered an unparalleled level of empowerment, transparency, and productivity. I was curious whether other team members would list the same motivations for seeking out a legal technology startup, over a larger player in the space. In many
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Trial Presentation Tools

Ediscovery is one of the most expensive and time-consuming parts of litigation. Although there is consensus on the importance of controlling legal spending, the question of how to do that remains. Tessa K. Jacob, Senior Counsel at Husch Blackwell, recently offered eight steps that companies can take to reduce litigation costs. These tips focus primarily
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