Litigation

Putting Your iPad to Work at ABA TECHSHOW 2013

When tablets like Apple’s iPad first hit the market, they were widely perceived as “toys” — devices for playing games, watching movies, or reading books. But as they’ve exploded in popularity, professionals of all types have begun relying on them as day-to-day productivity tools. Lawyers are no exception. Attend a legal conference or hang out at the courthouse and you’ll ...

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Coming Soon: “Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques”

LPM is thrilled to be publishing Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques in March. Pre-order your copy today with a 15% pre-publication discount! For lawyers, the proverbial “smoking gun document” of the pre-internet era has given way to the “smoking gun tweet.” In recent years, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and other social media channels have become an evidentiary gold mine for ...

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Relevance: Social Media Evidence

Sometimes, I really wonder about attorneys and judges. Not wonder in the sense of awe, but wonder why they often make their lives more confusing and more difficult than necessary. In no area is my wonderment greater than in the arena of e-discovery and, more importantly, the issues relating to the discovery of social media. Various mentors of mine, in ...

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Coming Soon: “iPad in One Hour for Litigators” by Tom Mighell

LPM is thrilled to be publishing iPad in One Hour for Litigators in February. Order your copy today with a 15% pre-publication discount! More and more lawyers are choosing to take their iPads to trial—with amazing results. Bestselling ABA author and iPad expert Tom Mighell’s latest book, iPad in One Hour for Litigators, will help you transform your iPad into a powerful tool ...

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Quick Tip: Showing PowerPoint Presentations on the iPad (Part 1)

Presenting a PowerPoint from your iPad can also result in a more natural and interactive presentation, allowing you walk around, switch between applications, write notes or do white-boarding, and go back to your core presentation. In Part 1 of this blog, we’ll cover how to get your PowerPoint over to your iPad, and in Part 2 (to be continued), we’ll ...

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Social Media: The “New” Courthouse?

Let’s forget, for a moment, the magical marketing benefits of social media and talk about law and order. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are right now, as you’re reading this post, initiating, hosting, or contributing to social Web conversations with ordinary citizens (all potential jurors, I’d add). These officers of the court are, today, boldly intimidating criminals, rallying citizens, and managing ...

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Working with Electronic Records at Mediation, Arbitration, or Trial (An Excerpt from “Electronic Discovery for Small Cases”)

Adapted and excepted from Electronic Discovery for Small Cases: Managing Digital Evidence and ESI by Bruce A. Olson and Tom O’Connor, now available from LPM Publishing. At the end of the day, after you have gathered all of your electronic records, analyzed them, and determined which are truly relevant, you must be able to use them to help bring about ...

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iPad – Tech Tool for Trial

Back by popular demand, the cutting-edge CLE program iPad for Litigators is returning to show you how to use the iPad as a powerful litigation tool. This program will teach you how to use the iPad for conducting research, depositions, selecting juries, presenting evidence and more. Attend the upcoming program, iPad for Litigators by the ABA Law Practice Management Section ...

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New E-Discovery Tools for Small Cases

What’s hot in E-Discovery? Effective and affordable. The latest tools in search, analysis and review are making E-Discovery more effective in small cases and more affordable for law firms with limited technology budgets. Learn the tools for effective and affordable E-Discovery during the upcoming CLE program from the ABA Law Practice Management Section (LPM) What’s Hot in E-Discovery for Small ...

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