Tidbits & Thoughts

Reviewing Emails  – Baby Steps – Getting started

Reviewing Emails – Baby Steps – Getting started

Baby Steps – Reviewing Emails One of the attorneys on the case still wants to review paper.   Your client has a tight budget.   I just don’t have the time to figure it out.   Our firm does not Learn more
Email files – A primer

Email files – A primer

  You request emails from your client or opposing counsel, and because you know better – you of course request natives. When the files arrive you are confronted with unfamiliar file formats. What kind of files do these formats represent Learn more
A human lesson in autonomous vehicles

A human lesson in autonomous vehicles

  Just released: Progo Motor Company, the largest manufacturer of autonomous vehicles, has introduced new options for the upcoming 2018 model year.   As preorders for the incredibly successful AIGO begin this March, buyers will have more choices to customize Learn more
Electronic Discovery, much should you pay?

Electronic Discovery, much should you pay?

Electronic discovery has followed the same trajectory that many service related products have. Pricing has evolved from a per page (image) format, through a per GB model, to the current pricing that involves a combination of data size and case Learn more
When a paralegal wants to use technology but their attorney resists.

When a paralegal wants to use technology but their attorney resists.

When a paralegal wants to use technology but their attorney resists.   Switching from linear review to prioritized review – or from paper/PDF to a review tool is not hard to do with current technology. For a successful attorney that Learn more
Delta – Disaster… and communication

Delta – Disaster… and communication

Delta – Disaster… and communication   I fly Delta – I am currently stranded in the “computer outage” barrage of grounded flights. It stinks – but it is reality. It has only been a few hours, I am sure there Learn more
Automatic egg peeling and why you should use an outside vendor.

Automatic egg peeling and why you should use an outside vendor.

Automatic egg peeling and why you should use an outside vendor.   In downtown, historic Fredericksburg VA there is an old style soda fountain. You can sit up at the counter and have a phosphate (whatever that is;-) or malt. Learn more
How to use Outlook as a review tool

How to use Outlook as a review tool

How to use Outlook as a review tool – Sorry to disappoint, but the title was a trick – the short answer is DON’T. If you have emails, find an online review tool and a vendor to process them. I promise Learn more
Shortage of wall space

Shortage of wall space

Smaller offices today…but now we have a shortage of wall space.   Over the past 20 years, our offices have become smaller and smaller. Gone are the days of Xerox 1090s lined up. Who needs space for hundreds of boxes Learn more
The mid-sized law firm and electronic discovery

The mid-sized law firm and electronic discovery

How not to crash your motorcycle, the mid-sized law firm and electronic discovery   I remember taking a safe rider class required for a motorcycle license in Florida. The instructor was very clear that while accident avoidance is always a Learn more