November 30, 2015

The Big Day is Here: FRCP E-Discovery Amendments Go Live

Well, the day is finally here. Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure addressing e-discovery (among other things) are effective December 1, 2015.   If […]
November 2, 2015

E-Discovery & Legal Ethics – What to Do About It Part 6: Data Searches

This is the sixth in a series examining electronic discovery concepts addressed in recent legal ethics opinions, such as State Bar of California Opinion CAL 2015-193,  relating […]
October 16, 2015

E-Discovery & Legal Ethics – What to Do About It Part 5: Protecting ESI Integrity During Collection

This the fifth in a series of posts examining e-discovery concepts addressed in legal ethics opinions, such as State Bar of California Opinion CAL 2015-193,  relating to […]
September 22, 2015

E-Discovery & Legal Ethics – What to Do About It Part 4: Meeting and Conferring with Opposing Counsel

This the fourth in a series of posts examining e-discovery concepts addressed in recent legal ethics opinions, such as State Bar of California Opinion CAL 2015-193,  relating […]
September 14, 2015

E-Discovery & Legal Ethics – What to Do About It Part 3: Identification of ESI Custodians

This the third in a series of articles examining issues raised in recent legal ethics opinions, such as Opinion CAL 2015-193, issued by the State Bar of […]
September 7, 2015

E-Discovery & Legal Ethics – What to Do About It Part 2: ESI Preservation

This the second in a series of articles examining issues raised in recent legal ethics opinions, such as State Bar of California Opinion CAL 2015-193,  addressing an […]
August 19, 2015

E-Discovery & Legal Ethics – What to Do About It Part 1: Assessing ESI in a Case

    Much has been written about recent legal ethics opinions, such as State Bar of California Opinion CAL 2015-193, addressing an attorney’s duty of competence […]
August 7, 2015

Is Your Litigation Opponent Entitled to Know the Identity of Your E-Discovery Consultant?

  If you consult an expert to discuss e-discovery issues arising in litigation or hire a computer forensics consultant to help address technical issues, but they […]
July 20, 2015

Why Clients Shouldn’t “Self-Select” Documents for E-Discovery

  A recent opinion in a case against Ford Motor Company over unintentional vehicle acceleration demonstrates why it is often inadvisable to let data custodians collect their […]