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Improve eDiscovery Workflows to Maximize Efficiencies

Improve eDiscovery Workflows to Maximize Efficiencies

In the U.S., the ABA has estimated that document review alone accounts for more than 80 percent of total litigation spend, totaling tens of billions of dollars per year. As data becomes more varied and complex and volumes increase, that number is only going to rise. The dominance of social media, the increased use of short form multichannel messaging platforms, and even the growing popularity of podcasts have only widened the scope of what is considered fair game for discovery.

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Meet the Relativity Masters At CDS

Meet the Relativity Masters At CDS

CDS encourages individual employees to pursue Relativity specialty certifications. We’re proud to have several employees who have achieved the highest designation – Relativity Master.

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The role of corporate lawyers in the evolution of eDiscovery: A turning point

The role of corporate lawyers in the evolution of eDiscovery: A turning point

Since the amount and complexity of data will only continue to increase, what does that mean for the future of eDiscovery and the role of lawyers in helping to use and manage information? We are at a turning point where lawyers in corporations need to think about not just where their companies’ data resides, but also what is in the data and how to manage it before it’s needed for litigation.

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What you need to know about the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project (MIDPP)

What you need to know about the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project (MIDPP)

A couple of months ago, a big change in eDiscovery happened and hardly anyone seemed to notice. The Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project (MIDPP) went into effect “to test whether early substantial disclosure of information can reduce litigation costs and shorten the time for case resolution.” The Program significantly cuts down the time for discovery so firms need to understand how it will apply to their cases.

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Unexpected Places to Reduce Costs Sensibly in eDiscovery

Unexpected Places to Reduce Costs Sensibly in eDiscovery

As the volume of electronically stored information continues to increase, cost conscious law firms and corporate legal departments are beginning to scrutinize their eDiscovery budgets. This article shares several often overlooked ways to reduce eDiscovery costs while making the most of the smart technology and expert advice providers are able to offer.

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EDiscovery 101: Takeaways from the Annual Florida Bar Convention

EDiscovery 101: Takeaways from the Annual Florida Bar Convention

The Florida Supreme Court made several changes to require attorneys to learn about technology. In addition to mandating technology-related CLE programs, it clarified that competent representation encompasses safeguarding confidential information relating to the representation, including, but not limited to, electronic transmissions and communications. As a result of these revisions, there was renewed emphasis on technology at the recent Florida Bar convention. As more bar associations require technology competence, attorneys need to take steps to educate themselves.

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