ediscovery

Five Helpful Tips for Preparing for Trial

One critical purpose for discovery is, of course, to prepare a case for trial. But in preparing for trial, a lawyer also prepares the case for mediation, allowing them to advise their client on the strengths of their position, possible arguments, and potential weaknesses. Everlaw’s integrated case-building tools help make sense of all the moving
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Tiers of ediscovery solutions for solo small firm

At Everlaw, we believe that secure, fast, and collaborative document review software is essential to the practice of law. Whether you’re a litigator at a large law firm involved in multi-district cases across several firms, corporate counsel involved in internal investigations, or a solo litigator representing dozens of smaller cases, having the right technology in
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Instead of Fighting About Discovery, Set up First and Second Pass Review to Produce Responsive ESI

Reviewing electronically stored information (“ESI”) for productions should be a streamlined process to identify responsive information. Parties often find new and exciting ways to derail document review. Consider the employment discrimination case of Bird v. Wells Fargo Bank, where the Defendant took the following positions: It would take 6-8 weeks for it to collect the
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The Tipping Point: Predictive Coding

How does innovation make an impact? Sometimes it lands with a bang, like the iPhone. Other times, it builds gradually toward a greater transformation. At some point, greater speed doesn’t just make a technology a bit faster. More convenience doesn’t just make it a bit easier. Something new becomes possible, regional practices go global and
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Strategic Document Review: From Issue Coding to Privilege Logs

Strategy is key to finding relevant and responsive discovery to requests for production. In the case of FlowRider Surf, Ltd. v. Pac. Surf Designs, Inc., the Defendant brought a motion to compel production of documents for all search term “hits” without any relevancy review.1 The Defendant claimed that because their requests for production were “narrowly-tailored
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ediscovery review for journalists

To support investigative reporting, we’re giving news organizations free access to Everlaw’s ediscovery software. From whistleblower dumps to FOIA requests, journalists need to analyze large data sets quickly and accurately. More and more reporters are trawling documents—whether emails, text messages, or files—to uncover the stories within. This is much the same process attorneys go through
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A holiday gift for you

The holidays are made for relaxing. Friends, family, a warm fire, a good book. Except, it doesn’t always work out that way, does it? When the stakes are high, and you’re up against a court-imposed deadline, the work presses on. We had a client a few months back with a large, time-sensitive project. They had
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