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 11, 2020
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Augmenting Microsoft 365 eDiscovery Search Capabilities for Best Results

Know the limitations of Microsoft Office 365 eDiscovery search and how to optimize search results with other software and workarounds.
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 20, 2020
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Are Cyber Incident Forensic Reports Privileged Attorney Work Product?

According to one court, cyber incident forensic reports may lose work product protection if not created "because of" anticipated litigation and disclosed beyond the legal team. If other courts follow, the opinion may impact reports and investigations outside of cybersecurity such as regulatory compliance and HR matters.
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.
September 23, 2020

You Subpoenaed My Documents, Shouldn’t You Pay for Them?

Companies responding to federal subpoenas are responsible for costs unless the costs are "significant" and generally cannot charge for data requests under privacy laws.
September 9, 2020
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3 Creative Ways to Reduce Legal Document Review Volume

The first step in reducing legal document review costs is culling data to include only potentially relevant documents. Here are a few culling techniques.
June 28, 2020
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Attorneys’ Duty to Implement Legal Hold Does Not End After Hitting Send

Evidence preservation does not end with a legal hold email. Both in-house and outside counsel are responsible for legal hold compliance.
June 27, 2020
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Are Legal Hold Notices Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?

Litigation hold notices are generally privileged, but the privilege may be lost if evidence is spoliated or through use of poor legal hold procedures.