Monthly Archives: March 2014

Baby Steps in Data Preservation for Legal Obligations- Big and Small Companies

Symptoms of data preservation obligations among corporate in-house counsel may include: dizzy spells, nausea, cold sweats, hot sweats, fever blisters, difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, blurred vision, involuntary trembling, dead hands, numb lips, and fingernail sensitivity.  To make matters worse, according to what appears to be the first quantitative study looking at the true costs of […]

Analyze This: What to look for in ECA (Early Case Assessment)

“Early Case Assessment” is a broad term used in e-discovery today.  Depending upon who you talk to, it could run the gamut of definitions.  It could be anything from a report on how many emails were collected, to summary report that greatly aids in understanding the actual narrative of a case.  Because price varies widely […]

Coffee Shortage and Law Firm Espionage

“The best part of waking up” looks like it is going to be less Folgers in your cup, as fanatic coffee drinkers everywhere are panic stricken and brace themselves for the shortage of coffee bean harvesting and production out of Brazil, our largest coffee resource in the World. Law Firms on the other hand are […]