Early case assessment makes a lot of sense in any dispute situation. Do you have a winner? Will the costs outweigh the benefits? It's time we leverage the fruits of early case assessment -- an internal exercise geared toward strategy and risk -- toward early case resolution.
ILTA, aware of tight times, stresses its value to firms.
Every October, we turn our focus on general counsel and how they are coping with electronic data discovery.
With increasing focus on the need for early case assessment, and with increasing pressure on parties to reduce electronic data discovery costs, paralegals have a great opportunity to be key players as your legal team develops its case strategy.
Many companies and law firms have adopted financial reporting and collection systems. Why? Among other reasons, they help companies create a single chart of accounts, follow a single collection schedule, and reduce the number of disparate systems required to execute collections.
Information on e-discovery vendor services and products is ubiquitous, but actually choosing and managing vendors during a complex discovery project can be a challenge. Here are some guidelines for in-house and outside litigation counsel to help you choose the right vendors.
Attorneys Ralph Losey and Craig Ball have a playful wager respecting the viability of Judge Nuffer's opinion in Phillip M. Adams & Associates, L.L.C., v. Dell, Inc. Ball thinks the judge's opinion will stand, but Losey anticipates an appellate slap down.
Automatic time tracking takes time management in a new direction
Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Early iterations disappointed, but new netbooks hit the mark