Recap of the University of Florida, Levin College of Law E-Discovery Conference

Tom O'Connor The 5th Annual University of Florida E-Discovery Conference was held on March 30th at the school’s Levin College of Law.   The conference has come to stand out in the eDiscovery field; it focuses on everyday practice problems and is accessible to a broader and more inclusive audience with live session web streaming. The everyday practice focus this year was on technical competence, featuring panels on new eDiscovery tools and their increasing impact and use both attorneys and judicial officials. Speakers … Continue reading

Relativity Masters Celebrated at Relativity Fest London

Chicago-Commercial-Photographer The first annual Relativity Fest London, rebranded this year from the previous kCura Relativity Road Show, was held in London on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 with approximately 300 people in attendance from the eDiscovery community. Fourteen members of our team represented Millnet, an Advanced Discovery company, at the event. Millnet’s expertise was heavily featured during the day, including both Meagan Sauve as a Relativity Master and panellist, and Emma Kettleton as a Relativity Master. kCura’s CEO, Andrew Sieja, kicked off … Continue reading

Live Webinar: Raid Ready

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Preparation for and Management of a Dawn Raid Search Reserve your seat for this free program now. It is important to have response procedures in place in the event your organization experiences a dawn raid, both to ensure that your legal obligations are fulfilled and legal rights protected. European antitrust and competition enforcement authorities are increasingly conducting surprise searches at businesses to obtain evidence of possible competition law violations. Failure to comply appropriately to these searches can lead to hefty … Continue reading

What Lawyers are Really Asking About eDiscovery Behind Closed Doors

Tom O'Connor I recently participated in the San Francisco Exchange program put on by Today’s General Counsel along with Bob Little, a marketing colleague at Advanced Discovery.  While I typically learn something of interest at industry events, the insights from this meeting were a bit more surprising.  First, a little background. The Exchange is a remarkable annual program held in six cities around the country; its distinction arises from it’s format.  Instead of the traditional – and passive - “talking heads” panel, … Continue reading

Advanced Discovery eDiscovery Expert and Relativity Master to Speak at Relativity Fest London

AD-logo_Bug_Only_RGB Annual conference designed to educate and connect the eDiscovery community in Europe LONDON and AUSTIN, TX — April 20, 2017 — Advanced Discovery, a leading global eDiscovery and litigation support provider, today announces Millnet eDiscovery consultant and Relativity Master Meagan Sauve will be speaking at Relativity Fest London taking place April 25, 2017, at 155 Bishopsgate, London. Millnet, an Advanced Discovery company, is the largest and longest-established UK-based eDiscovery and legal document services firm. Relativity Fest, formerly known as the Relativity Roadshow, … Continue reading

Legaltech News Article: Fire Hazards, and the Power of Checklists for Effective E-discovery New Matter Planning

Capture LTN Advanced Discovery’s Sarah Cole and Matthew Verga recently co-authored an article published in Legaltech News, on the effective use of a New Matter Planning Checklist which addresses all six phases of an e-discovery project. The article, “Fire Hazards, and the Power of Checklists for Effective E-discovery New Matter Planning”, covers how utilizing new matter planning and an included checklist can help prevent getting overwhelmed by the explosive growth of data volumes/sources, increasingly complex e-discovery tools, and the reactive urgency of … Continue reading

March 2017 Industry News Round-Up

www.atempletonphoto.com A monthly round-up of key industry news, useful publications, new cases, and other resources Each month we collect the most important news and most useful resources we’ve found and share them here to help you separate the signal from the noise.  March 2017 has concluded with a strong signal from The Sedona Conference, which just released the Public Comment Version of a new edition of its flagship guidance document: The Sedona Principles, Third Edition: Best Practices, Recommendations & Principles for … Continue reading

Completing Your Cartography

www.atempletonphoto.com A discussion of the practice of data mapping for eDiscovery – and how to do it effectively for significant savings of time and money, as well as reducing risk and increasing defensibility In the first Part of this short series, we reviewed the concept of data mapping for eDiscovery and the benefits that can accrue from completing such an effort.  Creating a data map that is useful for eDiscovery (or for other legal purposes) is a five-phase process: (1) Legal … Continue reading

Backup Tapes – A Basic Guide for World Backup Day

EmmaK-Photo-2 Introduction I received an email today noting that today (March 31st) is World Backup Day.  Who knew there was such a thing.  An interesting comment then followed: “shouldn’t every day be world backup day?”  Good point! Whilst everyone is double checking their iPhone backup to make sure their precious holiday photos are set to back up every night in the event you drop your phone or leave it in the back of a taxi I thought it would a good … Continue reading

Reconnoitering Your Territory

www.atempletonphoto.com A discussion of the practice of data mapping for eDiscovery – and how to do it effectively for significant savings of time and money, as well as reducing risk and increasing defensibility In the first Part of this short series, we reviewed the concept of data mapping for eDiscovery and the benefits that can accrue from completing such an effort.  Creating a data map that is useful for eDiscovery (or for other legal purposes) is a five-phase process: (1) Legal … Continue reading