Articles, Webinars & Reports by Trial Solutions
Trial Solutions frequently publishes articles written from professional experience in litigation support and electronic discovery services. New articles are added to the site often:
New Article: Who Should Drive the eDiscovery Bus?
After reading the relatively recent public scolding of trial counsel in Qualcomm v. Broadcom1 and Bray & Gillespie v. Lexington Insurance Co.2, one might ask, “Who should own the e-discovery process?”...read this article
Latest Report: In-house e-Discovery with No Cap-X Investment
Learn How to Create a Legally Defensible Records Retention Program
How much of the stored data (electronic and paper) within your organization is useless, inactive and no longer necessary?
Watch this recorded webinar and learn the eight steps to Creating A Legally Defensible Records Retention Program.
Learn from Attorney and Professor Kirke Snyder, well know eDiscovery strategist and records management expert, how an effective Records Retention Program can lower the cost of data storage as well as lower the cost of litigation eDiscovery.
The Trial Solutions "eDiscovery Process Audits" webinar covers:
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Controlling The Cost of Litigation for Your clients: Part 1
Assume that your client has ten boxes of documents that are to be given to you for a case that you are handling. An average box holds 2,500 pages. An average document has four pages. Therefore you have 25,000 pages, which is 6,250 documents...read this article
Controlling The Cost of Litigation for Your clients: Part 2
Step One - Identify any ten categories into which you know you will want to sort the universe of documents. List those categories below. We know you will want a privileged document stack, so let’s list that to start, and add a few other typical categories...read this article
The costs of Scanning Too Late
Although trial teams understand the importance of document imaging and the role it plays in a case, more firms are beginning to recognize the importance of scanning documents at the onset of a case rather than later in the process. In the past, scanning early in a case has traditionally been reserved for the “large box” cases due to the perceived complexities and associated costs. However, scanning late in a case incurs a variety of expenses...read this article
Other E-Discovery Related Articles & Reports
Law.com Article titled "How Well Does Software Work as a Service?"
...On the litigation support side, many law firms have made a significant investment in applications like CT Summation and Concordance. These applications traditionally have "client" pieces that sit on user computers, which then access the litigation documents sitting on a server over the firm's local area network. But SaaS services, like Lexbe, OnDemand® and Trial Manager, are giving firms the option of having someone else worry about software upgrades, document storage and converting relevant documents to TIFFs for production. Read the article
Managing Discovery of Electronic Information
This pocket guide helps federal judges manage the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI). It covers issues unique to the discovery of ESI, including its scope, the allocation of costs, the form of production, the waiver of privilege and work product protection, and the preservation of data and spoliation. This publication is provided free of charge from the Federal Judicial Center's website. Read more
Law.com Article titled "SaaSsy Litigation Support " that features OnDemand®
...whenever there is standardization
surrounding an activity, there are entrepreneurs who
see a serviceable opportunity. For instance, if all
litigation review teams have the same substantive needs
when reviewing documents, then why not offer to shoulder
the behind-the-scenes administrative burdens so that
the legal team can focus on legal analysis rather than
the maintenance of a database?