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4 Key Roles for Paralegals in Trial Prep

4 Key Roles for Paralegals in Trial Prep

Preparing for a trial is hectic, stressful and demanding — no matter the nature of the dispute, nor the jurisdiction involved. The litigators are busy with the development of their case and anticipating the arguments of their opponents, not to mention the filing of pre-trial motions and determining how to approach cross-examination of witnesses. Amid this controlled chaos, though, paralegals ... Read More »

Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live Part 1

Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live

Note: The following article, and Part 2, which we’ll publish next week, first appeared on the LexisNexis University Blog, and is reposted here, courtesy of our friends on the LexisNexis Training Team. You are the head of Law Department Operations (LDO), a Lean or Six Sigma Process Expert or managing litigation for a Property & Casualty (P & C) carrier, ... Read More »

New Version of LexisNexis® Concordance® Desktop Software Speeds Up eDiscovery Review

New Version of LexisNexis® Concordance® Desktop Software Speeds Up eDiscovery Review

Most of the discussion regarding the burdens of eDiscovery in litigation tends to be associated with large-scale cases that require the production of millions of documents. But the reality is that approximately 80 percent of all litigated cases in the U.S. involve fewer than 1 million documents. This is the sweet spot for which LexisNexis created its Concordance Desktop discovery ... Read More »

BTI Study Shows Corporate Counsel to Bring $4 Billion In-House

BTI Study Shows Corporate Counsel to Bring $4 Billion In-House

A new BTI Consulting report indicates corporate legal departments intend to move a whopping $4 billion in outside legal spend back in-house. The findings were reported on BTI’s The Mad Clientist Blog. According to the blog report, more than half of in-house counsel believe law firms either don’t want to, or, simply can’t change. As a result, corporate clients are ... Read More »

What You Need to Know about a Forgotten Feature in Juris

What You Need to Know about a Forgotten Feature in Juris

“Where can I find information, access it and report on it?” According to LexisNexis Juris Business Development Manager, Kendra Gebhart, she often hears this question from Juris users and one simple answer comes to mind— the Juris notecards feature. She offered this tip during a recent virtual Juris User Group webinar. According to Ms. Gebhart, the notecards feature, which is ... Read More »

Google Exec to Share How to Be a “Best Company to Work” at ACC 2016

Google Exec to Share How to Be a “Best Company to Work” at ACC 2016

For those of us wondering what it takes to be named a “Best Company to Work” 30 times over and attract and retain among the world’s most coveted and tech savvy employees, you’re in luck. The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) announced recently that Laszlo Bock, Senior Advisor of Google and Author of “Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google to ... Read More »

“Data Waterfall” Forcing Innovation in Litigation Tech, Say Experts at ILTACON

Data Waterfall Forcing Innovation in Litigation Tech

A wide range of new sources of data that must be mined for potentially relevant information during eDiscovery will drive us to new levels of innovation in litigation support technology, predicted the expert panelists during a fascinating session last week at ILTACON 2016. In the session, “How Future Technology Will Affect Litigation Support,” a panel of eDiscovery experts discussed what ... Read More »

Avoid Most Common Problems in eDiscovery with “10 Don’ts” Infographic

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Last month, we published an article that highlighted “10 Don’ts of eDiscovery,” which recapped a number of common errors that litigators and their staff need to avoid in order to effectively manage risks throughout the eDiscovery process. That post was based on a recent webinar hosted by LexisNexis – both the article and the webinar generated some great feedback from ... Read More »

Kris Satkunas to be Inducted as Fellow to COLPM

Kris Satkunas to be Inducted as Fellow to COLPM

As they say, it’s not news until someone announces it—Please join us in congratulating our very own, Kris Satkunas, director of strategic counseling for LexisNexis Counsellink, who will be inducted as a Fellow to the College of Law Practice Management (COLPM) during the organization’s upcoming 2016 Futures Conference: Law Practice 2026 taking place on September 15-16, 2016. Each year, Fellows ... Read More »

Selecting and Managing Outside Counsel — Sage Advice From the Trenches

Selecting and Managing Outside Counsel -- Sage Advice From the Trenches

An article published recently on ACC Docket.com and jointly authored by Scott Rosenberg and Dan Safran of LegalShift, LLC and Jim Wilber of Altman Weil, presented a handful of techniques for selecting and managing outside counsel. With extensive experience in implementing law department strategy and operational efficiency improvement projects for legal departments, the trio has witnessed first-hand the challenges general counsels face when ... Read More »