Archive for December 2009

TERIS names Jason Marandas new Sales Manager for San Francisco Office

San Francisco, CA – December 22, 2009 – TERIS announced today that Jason Marandas has joined the company as Sales Manager for its San Francisco office. Marandas will lead the sales team as it expands its Electronic Discovery, Computer Forensics and related litigation support service provider offerings to law firms and corporations in the San…

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Three Minute Video on 'Victor Stanley v. Creative Pipe' and Search

Thanks to the e-Discovery Team Blog for this. This video is an excerpt from the last day of a law school class on Electronic Discovery taught by Professor Bill Hamilton and myself at the University of Florida. This three minute take summarizes and reminds the students about Victor Stanley, Inc. v. Creative Pipe, Inc., 250…

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Dallas Area Paralegal Association's "Winter Wonderland" Luncheon Brightens Holiday Season for SPCA of Texas

From the Dallas Morning News DALLAS – Dec. 15, 2009 –The Dallas Area Paralegal Association (DAPA) hosted its annual holiday luncheon on Friday, December 4, 2009 at one of Dallas’ premiere private establishments, Park City Club.  Nestled in the Highland Park/University Park communities, Park City Club (PCC) provided the perfect setting for DAPA’s 2009 “Winter Wonderland”…

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Every Alabama Lawyer Should Try the 'BCS Defense'

From Above the Law by Elie Mystal On Wednesday, we told you about Alabama defense lawyers who filed a motion to continue based on a conflict with the BCS title game. The judge has said he will grant the motion, even though the judge is an alumnus of Alabama’s arch rival, Auburn. Deadspin explains this…

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EDiscovery market set for 2010 boom: Gartner

From CBR Published:16-December-2009 By Steve Evans Litigation fuelling growth The eDiscovery software market is set for rapid growth, with revenues expected to surpass $1.2bn in 2010, according to analyst house Gartner. The market this year is tipped to total $1bn, a 25% increase over 2008 figures. Gartner defines eDiscovery as, “the identification, preservation, collection, preparation,…

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Holiday Gift Idea: "E-Discovery For Dummies"

From e-Discovery For Dummies by Linda Volonino, Ian Redpath You can make e-discovery easier by knowing how the court separates electronically stored information (ESI) into two tiers; the seven basic steps in e-discovery; implications of the e-discovery federal rules; and the timeline that actually begins prior to litigation. E-Discovery Categories of Electronically Stored Information In…

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Bankruptcy Rates Top $1,000 Mark in 2008-09

From Law.com – Newswire A review of bankruptcy rates in Delaware and the Southern District of New York shows that a handful of U.S.-based partners at Am Law 200 firms have inched above the $1,000 rate barrier, making bankruptcy work as lucrative as it was plentiful in 2008 and 2009. Over a 12-month period ending…

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Court Finds Personal E-Mail Privileged Even if Sent From Work

Tresa Baldas The National Law Journal December 14, 2009 art: Kai Jaffe A federal prosecutor has won his fight to conceal e-mails he sent to his attorney over the government’s computers, contradicting a popular belief that employees have no expectation of privacy on work computers. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled…

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Prevention is key to reduce legal problems

To avoid some of the most complicated and expensive legal entanglements, experts said companies must be clear on the law and their legal rights. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of a cure, area lawyers said, and the most important thing companies can do to avoid legal problems in this economic climate is…

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