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Legal Technology Podcasts

It’s not a secret that many legal technology-themed blogs have established themselves as useful sources for people interested in keeping up with changes in the space. Last spring, Jon wrote about ten great blogs that tech-savvy litigators should read. However, it’s not just blog posts that can serve as a valuable education tool: podcasts present another
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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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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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Ediscovery Vocabulary Definitions

The last 10 years have brought enormous changes in a variety of technical fields, and ediscovery is no exception.   Litigating a case today often involves reviewing thousands of documents—if not far more—ranging from CAD files to emails to social media posts, and understanding ediscovery and its related terminology is increasingly considered a basic lawyerly duty.
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Conventional wisdom being what it is, we all “know” a few basic truths about the benefits of the cloud: businesses making use of cloud-based software or data storage solutions can expect cost savings, scalability, and a far easier path to deploying cutting edge technology (e.g., without the need to support upgrade of systems and infrastructure
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Studying Legal Tech

Increasingly, judges and firms are telling lawyers that knowing the law isn’t sufficient.  There have been encouragements and warnings to also become adequately versed in technology.  For example, at the recent ILTA conference, Judge James C. Francis pushed back against “arguments from e-discovery-ignorant lawyers regarding the prohibitive cost of a specific type of discovery… [which] is actually much more reasonably priced
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There are great ideas published every day on how to be more productive. Some look at how the super-productive few do it, some find productivity hacks in scientific findings, while others focus on increasing employees’ productivity. If you need inspiration, they’re a great place to start. But when it’s time to actually make it happen, you
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