According to Conrad J. Jacoby e-mail conversion is done without a second thought in many e-discovery projects, and the results are often satisfactory to both producing and requesting parties. However, each major e-mail archive architecture uses a fundamentally different method for storing information about e-mail messages, and sometimes some collateral damage will occur.
Dennis Kennedy’s annual article on legal technology trends takes into consideration the impact of the recession, and reflects a greater emphasis on economic justification for each technology decision.
Conrad J. Jacoby addresses the issues of whether discovery requests served on the company also extend to home computers, cell phones, and other equipment personally owned by employees of the company.
Conrad J. Jacoby highlights five “rules of thumb” about e-discovery that are commonly held in the community, and draws clear and exact distinctions between the myths and the reality behind the advice.
Dennis Kennedy contends that by the end of 2007, there will be a clearly distinguishable digital divide between technology-forward and technology-backward firms. He suggests seven trends that should be on the agendas of law firm technology committees.
Conrad J. Jacoby, Esq. is a member of The Sedona Conference® and a contributing columnist for Fios, Inc. His work focuses on the areas of information management, e-discovery, and litigation support.
E-Discovery Update – by Fios Inc.
Looking for innovative, comprehensive, focused and reliable alternatives to the limited number of search engines that you have become all to used to relying upon for your research? If so, then Tom Mighell and Sabrina I. Pacifici‘s guide from their ABA TechShow 2006 presentation should be on your reading list.
According to e-discovery expert Conrad J. Jacoby, although not all litigation matters or internal investigations gather substantive, unique information by reviewing voice mail messages, at the very least, these electronic documents are now an information source that should be considered in developing any discovery plan.
E-Discovery Update – by Fios Inc.: Cost Savings With New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for e-Discovery?
Mary Mack, Esq. – Technology Counsel, Director, Solution Design, Fios, Inc. Whether in response to an inquiry, a second request or class action litigation, Mary brings legal and technical professionals together in a collaborative and focused manner to determine a successful, cost effective and sustainable course of compliance with electronic data requests. She has twenty years experience delivering enterprise-wide software projects with IT departments in publicly held companies. Mary has assisted counsel, IT and litigation support professionals identify, reduce, gather, analyze and produce over 1500 terabytes of data. Clients include the largest law firms, pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies in the world. A member of the Illinois Bar, ACCA and the ABA’s Section on Litigation, Mary received her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law (1982) and a B.A. from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY. She holds certifications in Computer Forensics and Computer Telephony. Mary is the coauthor of A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery.
E-Discovery Update – by Fios Inc.
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