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New Blog Alert – Check out new eDiscovery best practices blog written by law students

By admin | March 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

We just came across this blog and the great folks behind it via Twitter. E-lessons learned is an educational blog about e-discovery best practices that features insightful content authored by noted attorney and e-discovery law professor Fernando M. Pinguelo and his team of law students from across the country. You can find the new blog…

Lawyer Helps Smithsonian Find Secret Message on Abe Lincoln's Gold Watch

By admin | March 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

We’ve had so much bad news in the legal industry recently (layoffs announced nearly daily) we thought we would lighten things up a bit and share this tidbit, courtesy of ABA Journal: On the day the Confederates fired on Fort Sumter, in a salvo that began the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln’s gold pocket watch…

Laid-Off Lawyers and Other Professionals

By admin | March 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

Excellent post today on WSJ.com, “Laid off lawyers and other professionals” Writer E. Kinney Zalesne discusses the broad impact that the loss of these kinds of jobs have on the economy both locally (in cities such as San Francisco, New York and Boston) but also nationally. It is rightly pointed out that these are unprecedented…

Court holds that overlooking e-discovery information due to honest mistake may serve to avoid court-imposed sanctions

By admin | March 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

From IBLS.com (Internet Business Law Services): In the case of R & R Sails, Inc. v. Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania, Case No. 07-cv-0998-H (POR) (S.D.Cal., Apr. 18, 2008), the court held that overlooking e-discovery information due to honest mistake may serve to avoid court-imposed sanctions. Though, the court found proper to impose…

Software capable of reassembling deleted photos

By admin | March 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

Interesting article in TG Daily yesterday that discusses technology that allows users to recover deleted photos – even those that have been cleared out of a recycling bin. As the article notes, this has implications for individuals as well as legal and law enforcement officials: This software serves not only the purpose of recovering photos…

More Layoffs Hit – Latham 250 Staffers

By admin | February 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

From A Paralegal’s Blog: Latham & Watkins Lays Off 190 Associates, 250 Staffers ABA Journal – Law News Now Posted: 27 Feb 2009 07:47 AM PST Setting new records for layoffs, rumor has it that Latham & Watkins has let go of 190 associates and 250 staff members. However, they are offering an unheard-of severance…

Handy Helper Product Review

By admin | February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Law Technology Review just posted a product review written by Donna Payne (of the Payne Consulting Group here in our hometown of Seattle, WA) for the “Handy Helper” projector – made by Dell. The projector weighs less than a pound and is tiny at 3.64 x 4.12 x 1.46 inche – Donna points out that…

Washington's Own Governor Gregoire's lawyer recommended for U.S attorney

By admin | February 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

SEATTLE — Washington’s U.S. senators have recommended that Gov. Chris Gregoire’s longtime counsel, Jenny Durkan, be named the top federal prosecutor in Western Washington. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell suggested Durkan for Seattle U.S. attorney in a Feb. 12 letter to the White House, according to a copy provided Wednesday by Murray’s office. The…

Professional organization of the week: Women in eDiscovery

By admin | February 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Women in eDiscovery was founded on May 2, 2007. Since that launch, Women in eDiscovery has grown internationally to more than 1,800 members with new members from all over the world joining daily. At present time, there are more than 20 Chapters with regular meetings with new Chapters forming monthly. The Founders of The Women…

Practical eDiscovery Blog

By admin | February 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

We found a new eDiscovery Blog to track: Practical EDiscovery (published by Hinshaw and Culbertson). This looks to be a great addition and resource for those in the industry.

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