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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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Everlaw helps investigative reporting

For the past six months, we’ve been meeting with reporters from some of the nation’s largest news organizations to demo Everlaw for Journalists, our program to support investigative reporting through pro bono access to the Everlaw platform. We’ve learned a lot from those conversations—in particular, what reporting a big story has in common with building
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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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Saving Time in Ediscovery

Last year, we described four tips that could save you time and money during ediscovery. A recent BDO study of inside counsel shows that the importance of efficiency has not changed: almost half of those surveyed expected that the escalating cost of ediscovery would have a significant impact on their companies. To address that challenge,
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New Everlaw Employees

2015 wasn’t just the year of the Dressgate color debate and the Happy Birthday song judgment. It was also a year of change in legal technology. From where we sit, here’s what the year was all about: Better Case Narratives This year brought the ability to build a case during and in the same platform
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Apply Labels in Everlaw's StoryBuilder Chronology

So, you’ve found the key documents in your case. Now what? To make them actionable, you need to weave these documents together into a clear and compelling narrative. And that begins with a chronology. Unfortunately, for most legal teams, the task of putting together a compelling chronology is remarkably difficult. Today, either multiple Excel spreadsheets
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