Archive for February 2012

e-Discovery lessons from KPMG Hard Drive Preservation Order

Facing a class action lawsuit regarding wages and hours is an employers’ worst nightmare.  A recent court ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York now gives employers even more reasons to be concerned. In 2011, two former auditors sued KPMG, claiming they weren’t properly paid for the overtime hours…

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Robbins Umeda LLP Selects Relativity for e-Discovery Document Review

San Diego, CA and Chicago, IL – February 1, 2012 – kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Robbins Umeda LLP has purchased a license to implement Relativity through Certified Reseller, TERIS. “Relativity enables our attorneys to cut review time in the discovery phase of litigation and more quickly focus on the key documents,” said…

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10 Basic Social Media eDiscovery Issues Legal Firms Should Consider

The popularity of Social Media and e-discovery are both at an all time high. According to insidecounsel.com, Americans are spending 1/5 of their time online using social medial sites like Facebook or Twitter. These online platforms have now replaced email as the preferred method of communication. Also, nearly 80% of the Fortune 100 companies are…

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New York Adopts Zubulake E-Discovery Standard: National implications?

With the recent adoption by New York of an official standard for electronic document preservation, the legal world may be standing at the edge of a new precedent for e-discovery. Origins of Zubulake The proper procedure for e-discovery document preservation originates with the 2003 case, Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC, which took place in a…

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TERIS Northern California eDiscovery Professionals Awarded Prestigious Industry-Recognized Legal Technology Industry Certifications

PALO ALTO, CA – February 15, 2012 – TERIS Bay Area announced today that three of its professionals have been awarded industry-recognized technical certifications, further enhancing the company’s ability to provide custom technology solutions for its growing roster of corporate clients, as well as demonstrating its commitment to ongoing professional development. Mike Dejopopompak, EnCE, received…

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Is Pinterest a viable social media tool for Law Firms?

The current start up garnering the most buzz beyond the tech industry is Pinterest, a social network which is revolved around sharing, liking, and commenting on pictures discovered on blogs and around the Internet. Users can create “Pinboards,” which have a collection of favorite pins from Pinterest’s extensive archive. Also, users can upload their own…

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