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Oct 22, 2019

Dropbox ate my discovery requests: The current law on electronic service of legal documents

Imagine this: You’re a lawyer representing one of many defendants in a new lawsuit. You receive an email from the plaintiff’s lawyers, addressed to you as well as counsel for 19 other defendants. All that’s in the email is a link to a Dropbox folder, which contains 20 sets of discovery requests (one to each defendant).

Tim Edwards
Nov 7, 2016

Protecting confidential information in e-discovery

For many years, courts and commentators have acknowledged that the attorney-client privilege is the most important privilege in our legal system.

May 4, 2015

TAR software can help lawyers out of document mire

Thanks to computers, the days of flipping through stacks of paper documents are over.

Jan 7, 2015

LEGAL CENTS: Marketing in a mobile world

For many people, the smartphone has become almost a new appendage.

Aug 6, 2014

The case for digital forensics

Digital forensics has become such a part of Timothy Edwards’ practice that he makes sure to have an analyst next to him during depositions.

Apr 30, 2014

An e-ducation: Everything you need to know about e-discovery

The term e-discovery has been around long enough to have become part of the vernacular. But do you know as much as you think you do about electronic discovery?

Dec 2, 2013

Change is about to shift into overdrive in law

In 1996, Richard Susskind declared that someday, email would be the primary means of communications for legal professionals — a prediction that was greeted with scorn by attorneys and industry observers.

Oct 7, 2013

BEV BUTULA: Discover the e-Discovery Assistant app

e-Discovery Assistant is a subscription-based iPad app that was introduced in July. The application is the brainchild of former Quarles & Brady partner Kelly Twigger, who founded ESI Attorneys, a firm specializing in e-discovery and information law, in 2009.

May 15, 2013

Rule changes would deal with discovery

Lawyers are concerned that discovery is getting out of hand.

May 3, 2013

Hot topics in e-discovery

Ever-evolving and constantly growing, electronic discovery presents a variety of challenges for litigators.

Jan 28, 2013

Lawyers predict boom in computer-assisted document review

Less than one year after a federal court judge issued a seminal electronic discovery decision blessing the use of computer-assisted review, the technology is already appearing in courts across the country.

Dec 12, 2012

What you need to know about e-discovery in 2013

Reflecting the always-changing world of technology, electronic discovery presents new challenges for lawyers in 2013. At the forefront: social media evidence, smartphone data and the judicial blessing of a new form of discovery review.


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