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Contributing Writer
This bio page is used to publish submissions by contributing writers. We welcome contributions from the legal community and are especially keen for contributions from our customers. Please review previous submissions published here and the “About Us” section to get a sense for what topics work for this blog. All posts must be original content not published elsewhere for at least 30 days. To submit an idea for consideration please email blsssocial@lexisnexis.com.

Insider Secrets to Understanding Government Compliance

Insider Secrets to Understanding Government Compliance

For professionals working inside government agencies, finding the right balance between rapidly changing data and a limited budget can be tricky. However, it is possible to meet compliance standards and improve your transparency efforts at the same time. With a more automated compliance process, better storage, new document workflows, a dedicated staff and better security control, transparency and citizen trust ... Read More »

Data Security Audits: Shining a Light on Law Firm Security

Data Security Audits

When it comes to data security audits, one size doesn’t fit all. The metrics of one industry don’t necessarily translate to other industries – and this is particularly true when it comes to the document-intensive legal industry, where confidentiality in communications between client and attorney is a central value to the entire profession. “As a legal service provider, we’re seeing ... Read More »

Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live Part 2

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

Note: The following article first appeared on the LexisNexis University Blog, and is reposted here, courtesy of our friends on the LexisNexis Training Team. In the last segment, Part 1: Enterprise Legal Management Solution Purchasing: Tools to get from Project to Go-Live, we talked about some of the processes you should undertake when purchasing a new Enterprise Legal Management solution including: defining ... Read More »

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 »

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 »