Archive for January 2013

TERIS Announces Partnership with State Bar of California Sections

All three California TERIS offices will offer unique cost benefits to Section members in need of litigation support services. TERIS and The State Bar of California’s Law Practice Management and Technology (LPMT) Section as well as the Solo and Small Firm Section have announced an alliance in which all three California TERIS offices will offer…

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5 reasons why you need to maintain control over your eDiscovery data

One of the primary reasons for skyrocketing e-discovery costs is that so many enterprises fail to keep their data organized in the first place. However, by maintaining strict control of electronic discovery data, these organizations can enjoy multiple benefits, from saving on litigation costs to achieving real peace of mind.  1. Lower Data Risk Scattered…

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Most Organizations Are Unprepared for eDiscovery Requests

A  recent survey from Symantec Corporation reports that the majority of organizations just aren’t prepared for comprehensive e-discovery requests. The underlying problem? Although intentions are good, the implementation part of the process is lacking.  Information Management These days, most companies have data retention policies all outlined and ready to go. In fact, Symantec’s survey reports…

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What do Johnny Football and Social Media Discovery Have In Common?

As if anyone needed a reminder that their online lives are on public display, recent events have driven the point home yet again. Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, a.k.a “Johnny Football,” was pulled over and issued a ticket for allegedly speeding near Dallas. The presiding judge, Lee Johnson, then posted about the ticket on his…

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U.S. District Court Issues New eDiscovery/ESI Guidelines

The Northern District of California recently issued new ESI guidelines in order to promote cooperation among all parties and reduce litigation costs, particularly in regards to eDiscovery. This new issuance of guidelines has several specific goals, and is potentially setting the tone for new, industry-wide standards. Goals in Setting New Guidelines The overarching ideal set…

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TERIS Expert Offers Tips On Data Mapping and Litigation Readiness for 2013: How to Manage Litigation Cost and Risk While Maintaining Consistent Results

From FINRA disclosures to complex commercial litigation, industry experts can assist with a winning data strategy and limit exposure during the discovery process. Outside counsel can sometimes be at the mercy of its client’s network infrastructure and document retention policies when it comes to Data Mapping and Litigation Readiness. Parties may find themselves in a…

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Leading West Coast eDiscovery Firm TERIS Welcomes New Senior Project Manager

Seattle, WA – January 16, 2012 – TERIS announced today that it has hired Michelle Servo as Senior Project Manager for the company’s Northwest region.  Servo brings 18 years of experience as a paralegal and electronic discovery consultant, most recently as the Senior Discovery Consultant at Evolve Discovery. TERIS continues its expansion and remarkable growth…

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TERIS Bolsters eDiscovery Capabilities with Equivio Zoom

Leading eDiscovery firm adopts Equivio’s near-duplicate and email thread analytics to reduce review costs for clients Seattle, WA, DATE 2012 – TERIS, a leading provider of litigation support services for corporate legal teams and law firms, today announced that it is using Equivio Zoom’s advanced analytics as an integrated component of its eDiscovery services offering.…

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TERIS Expert Offers Information Governance Tips For 2013: The Importance of Protecting Firms and Clients with a Properly Executed Document Retention Policy

According to Michael Shufeldt, JD, Regional Director of Business Development & eDiscovery Services TERIS/Phoenix, “Maintaining and acting consistently with a document retention policy is critical in today’s digital business world. In the legal realm, having a reasonable, consistent and defensible document retention policy, in conjunction with a proper litigation hold procedure can help avoid spoliation…

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