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.
March 23, 2021

Lawyers’ Duty of Technology Competence By State in 2021 [Infographic]

Most states now require attorneys to keep up with technology as part of the duty of competent representation (an addition to MRPC 1.1).
December 16, 2020

Does a Parent Company Have Duty to Ensure Subsidiary Preserves Documents and ESI?

Parent companies with sufficient control over subsidiaries may have duty to ensure preservation of subsidiary's documents and ESI.
November 19, 2020
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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.
November 5, 2020
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Best Practice Tips From the Bench for Virtual Court Hearings via Zoom

Federal Magistrate Judge Tony Leung offers a few pointers to lawyers preparing for virtual court hearings via zoom or other video conference apps in the latest Technically Legal Podcast.
October 7, 2020
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Litigation Hold Triggers and the Duty to Preserve Evidence (2020 Edition)

Implementing a legal hold to preserve relevant information is required upon a credible threat of litigation and preservation efforts must be reasonable. But...sanctions for spoliation of evidence are only available if prejudice is shown.