by Julia Romero Peter, Esq.
Twitter can be one of the most invaluable sources of information out there, especially for those in an industry that changes as quickly as the world of eDiscovery and information governance. With new changes regarding technology, privacy and the increasing influence of social media, it’s more important than ever to know exactly which industry insiders to follow.
Here’s our list of the top 25 handles to keep an eye on. And of course, don’t forget to add @DiscoverTERIS to your list as well.
U.S. Supreme Court (@ussupremecourt): As the official feed for the United States Supreme Court, following this handle is indispensable for anyone in the legal profession, and those who are interested in watching history being made right before their eyes.
AP Courtside Seat (@AP_Courtside): If you prefer more commentary with your court cases, follow The Associated Press coverage of the Supreme Court as well.
Bloomberg Law (@BloombergLaw): The first legal and business intelligence resource to deliver integrated legal research, premium content, news and proprietary world-class business data.
National Law Review (@natlawreview): The National Law Review is a free online resource of legal articles written by leading law firms & agencies.
American Bar (@ABAesq): The American Bar Association provides resources to assist lawyers and judges, accredits law schools, and works to improve the legal system for the public.
ABA Journal (@ABAJournal): Continuous news updates from the United States’ most widely read and most-respected legal affairs magazine and website.
Legal Times (@Legal_Times): The National Law Journal’s site covering law and lobbying in the nation’s capital.
WSJ Law Blog (@WSJlawblog): Hot cases, emerging trends and big personalities in law from The Wall Street Journal.
The Am Law Daily (@AmLawDaily): The source for daily legal business news and analysis of leading law firms.
Legal Week (@LegalWeek): Legal magazine and website providing news on law firms, lawyers, company legal teams and legal developments, plus blogs, briefings, jobs, comment and opinion.
Law.com (@lawdotcom): ALM’s Law.com is the web’s leading legal news and information network for attorneys and other legal professionals.
ABA Litigation (@ABALitigation): The specialization of the American Bar Association focusing on litigation, and tweets industry-specific news and trends.
Legal IT News (@LegalIT): Breaking Legal IT news, expert commentary, jobs, events, and other Legal Technology information.
eDiscovery Journal (eDiscJournal): Articles and discussions from several major thought leaders in eDiscovery and information management.
MER Conference (@MERconference): The Managing Electronic Records (MER) Conference, scheduled for May 19-21 2014, will bring together some major industry players to discuss the future of ESI from multiple perspectives.
Info Governance (@InfoGovernance ): eDiscovery News, Notes, Posts, and Quotes from the InfoGovernance blog based out of Austin, Texas.
Joshua Gilliland (@bowtielaw): A fun and interesting voice in the legal world, Joshua discusses the intersection of litigation and technology from an attorney’s perspective.
Mary Mack (@mackmary): Another break from the corporate voice, Mary Mack is a prominent coder who frequently discusses the intersection of law, technology and eDiscovery.
LexisNexis (@LexisNexis): LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of workflow solutions to legal, risk management, business, government and academic professionals.
Stanford Law (@stanfordlaw): Official Stanford Law School Twitter Account
Harvard Law School (@Harvard_Law): The official Twitter profile of Harvard Law School.
Yale Law Library (@yalelawlibrary): The twitter feed from Yale Law Library offers a variety of outstanding legal resources and offers case discussion from past and current cases.
David Horrigan (@DavidHorrigan): Attorney; Analyst on e-Discovery & Information Governance at 451 Research; former reporter for The National Law Journal & Law Technology News
Nuix (@Nuix): One of our technology partners, Nuix is a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, electronic investigation and information governance software.
Clearwell (@clearwell): Another one of our partners, Clearwell end-to-end eDiscovery with a single product for identification, collection, preservation, processing, analysis, review, and production, and tweets regularly about industry-relevant news and products.