Tips and Learning

In the Everlaw Office

If you follow entrepreneurship and startups, you likely know who Sam Altman is. A month ago, he published his “Life advice upon turning age 30,” which included this recommendation: Go out of your way to be around smart, interesting, ambitious people. Work for them and hire them (in fact, one of the most satisfying parts
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TAR doesn’t replace human review

Keeping up with the ediscovery space is tough, especially when it is constantly growing and evolving. Perceptions that might have been true a couple of years ago are simply not true anymore, but they still live on. Here are some of the most common misunderstandings.   1) Myth: TAR replaces human review Although technology-assisted review
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Ediscovery Search Results

Timing is everything. Lawyers know all too well that we present cases to juries in the form of chronological stories. I learned this on one of the first cases I worked on, where the chronology of when faxes were sent showing a contractual change was evidence of a breach of fiduciary duty owed to the Plaintiff. The chronology
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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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