Litigation

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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Quick Tip: Focus Your Audience

It’s a common scenario: you’re leading an audience through your meticulously prepared slidedeck when you’re suddenly forced off script.  Maybe someone in the audience asked an interesting and complicated question, or perhaps you’ve realized that a particular point in your presentation requires elaboration.  Whatever the reason, it’s a moment when you need to shift the audience’s attention away from the …

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Trial Presentation Basics: Document Cameras

When it comes to trial presentation technology, most of the attention these days is focused on the software:  software that can catalogue thousands of documents and pieces of evidence; software that creates dynamic and sophisticated presentations; even software to create detailed interactive timelines. But despite the rapid growth of trial and litigation support software, one of the most popular pieces …

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Electronic Discovery and the Rise of Smartphones

Routinely, I go through the intake forms associated with new digital forensics cases to see what is coming in on what kind of cases, from what sources, etc. Recently, I have been struck by the sheer volume of cases involving the recovery of deleted data (primarily text messages) from smartphones. We bought some expensive equipment recently to broaden our ability …

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