Archive for January 2009

S.F. public defender begs for 2 paralegals

The San Francisco public defender said Wednesday that unless the city gives him two more paralegals, he will start turning away some defendants accused of homicide and other felonies Feb. 1 and instead hire private attorneys for them. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=http://blog.teris.com/c/a/2009/01/28/BAV215JAEB.DTL

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TERIS Launches DiscoverLegalJobs.com -A Free

TERIS Launches DiscoverLegalJobs.com –A Free Job Board For The Legal Industry New Web-based resource is ideal for cost-conscious law firms and corporations by eliminating job posting fees, which can be hundreds of dollars on most job sites Seattle, WA – Jan. 28, 2009 – As a way to say thank you to the legal community…

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Are future eDiscovery solutions in the "clouds?"

Wall Street Technology reports today that: With the amount of infrastructure required to support e-discovery capabilities, firms are looking to cloud computing’s utility model as a way to rein in storage and retrieval costs while improving their regualtory response. The full article can be found here.

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Divorces Just Got A Little More Technical

Over the past decade, forensics experts have seen an increased use of digital evidence during family law proceedings. Given how much our lives have become increasingly tied to the many digital devices that make day-to-day living more efficient, we don’t realize that the electronic trail left behind becomes a record of the way we live.…

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Going to Legal Tech? Check out this worthy event…

If you are attending Legal Tech in NYC in a couple of weeks, you might want to check out Women in eDiscovery’s fund-raising event for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. With a suggested donation of $25, the event (co-hosted by the National Association for Women Lawyers (NAWL)) will be from 6:00 PM –…

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A $6M eDiscovery Mistake

Very interesting post on the Information Week blog yesterday by Andrew Conry-Murray outlining how: A recent court ruling shows how easy — and expensive — it can be to screw up the e-discovery process. Attorney Ralph Losey writes a detailed analysis of a recent case that demonstrates the perils of e-discovery. I’ve summarized here, but…

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Get ready for DiscoverLegalJobs.com – Free job postings

A new web site created specifically for the legal industry will be launching in the next 2 weeks. DiscoverLegalJobs.com will allow organizations to post job openings for FREE. Professionals will be able to browse and search for jobs throughout the major metropolitan areas in the US (also for free). DiscoverLegalJobs.com is a free service for…

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Georgetown Law announces E-Discovery Training Academy

From Georgetown Law and ALSP: Georgetown Law is excited to announce a new venture – The E-Discovery Training Academy. Georgetown Law is the first law school to provide you with the opportunity to gain the essential knowledge and skills necessary to help you lead or participate on your e-discovery team. From February 9 — 13,…

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Pros and Cons about Paralegal Profession

Interesting (but not very well written) post from a Career Tips blog about the Paralegal Profession and the pros and cons about working in this industry. The top con? Long hours. The top pro? Salary potential. What do you think? Check it out here

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