October 5, 2021
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Cyber Security Best Practices for Legal

In the latest episode of the Technically Legal Podcast, Matthew Holland, CEO of Field Effect, explains why law firms & legal departments are hacker targets and talks cyber security best practices.
August 31, 2021
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Do Email Messages Have to Be Produced With Attachments in Litigation?

There is no hard and fast rule. But, there are a few legal arguments to support producing email messages with attachments.
August 26, 2021
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When Must Litigant Provide Computer to Opponent for Examination?

Compelling a forensic examination of a computer hard drive generally requires a showing of discovery misconduct by the device owner.
August 18, 2021
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The Sedona Conference Weighs in on Ephemeral Messaging

The Sedona Conference examines legal and regulatory issues presented by ephemeral messaging, the benefits and risks of using the messaging apps, and offers a policy framework for both businesses and courts.
August 1, 2021
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What is a Computer File’s Hash Value?

ESI and electronic files have a "hash value" (a string of alphanumeric characters) used to identify duplicates and confirm authenticity.
July 31, 2021
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5 Things to Include in an ESI and E-Discovery Clawback Agreement

5 provisions to include in "clawback" agreements to protect attorney-client privilege and "claw back" privileged information produced in discovery.
July 19, 2021
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Legal Operations Maturity Models – An Overview

A maturity model measures an organization's continuous improvement in a particular discipline and the use of people, process and tech. Maturity models can (and should) be used in legal ops.
June 2, 2021
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Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSP): A Look at the Value and Benefits

Using ALSPs saves money not only because of lower rates, but efficiencies gained from specialization, technology and project management techniques.
May 5, 2021
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6 Ways to Keep Communications with Legal Vendors & Consultants Confidential

Attorney work product doctrine generally shields communications between attorneys and legal consultants, but steps must be taken to preserve confidentiality.