Is it time to start treating certain e-discovery tasks as “taxable costs,” to be paid for at the conclusion of litigation by the prevailing party? On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Austin-based attorney and special master, Craig Ball, author of Law Technology News’ monthly e-discovery column, Ball in Your Court , to discuss whether some EDD tasks should be treated like photocopying. Don’t miss this lively discussion!
It’s been three years now since the electronic data discovery rules were added to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the number of reported cases involving electronically stored information has skyrocketed. But some lawyers still “simply do not anticipate ESI issues.” On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Cecil Lynn of counsel to Ryley Carlock and Applewhite, to discuss key 2009 rulings and why most of them are reiterating established principles. Later in the program, Monica is joined by Henry Dicker, vice president of ALM Events and executive director of LegalTech, to talk about the upcoming LegalTech NY 2010.
With so much attention on containing costs, it can be difficult for IT leaders to successfully advocate for projects. In this December edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Jo Haraf, former CIO of Morrison & Foerster and founder of Haraf Professional Services, to discuss how IT leaders can mesh their strategies with firm goals, by creating “IT Portfolios.”
On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Judi Flournoy, CIO of Loeb & Loeb, past president of ILTA, and a long-time member of the Law Technology News Editorial Advisory Board, to discuss how her firm upgraded its BlackBerry program. Monica and Judi will look at the new system, how it saves time and aggravation for users and administrators and dramatically cuts costs while increasing services.
Many companies and law firms have adopted financial reporting and collection systems, but aren’t fully exploiting their capabilities. On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Kenneth Jones, chief operating officer of Sedgwick, Detert, Moran, & Arnold’s Xerdict Group, to discuss October’s Law Technology News’ article, “Capture Metrics. “ They discuss how these technologies can not just help general counsel and corporate law departments monitor their company’s spending habits, but also can be used to analyze legal department expenditures. This helps the GC spot trends, and cut costs.
On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Bob Ambrogi, author of Law Technology News’ Web Watch column and Jim Calloway, director of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Management Assistance Program, to discuss the latest web-based search tools, including the recent launch of Microsoft’s “Bing.” Bob and Monica will give you a sneak preview of the September 21st Social Media: Risks & Rewards program and will help your organization exploit the best from social media tools, while protecting your intellectual property, reputation and employees.
In the 2009 Socha Gelbmann E-Discovery Survey, consultant/attorney George Socha, president of Socha Consulting and Tom Gelbmann, managing director of Gelbmann & Associates, have jettisoned their traditional vendor rankings and instead offer analysis of a turbulent e-discovery year. On Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes George and Tom to explore their survey findings, discuss the year ahead and look at the growth of EDD.
Want to know how to keep your high tech gear water and sand free this summer? Law Technology Now host Monica Bay welcomes Donna Payne, CEO and founder of Payne Consulting Group, to discuss her article in Law Technology News’ July issue, High & Dry. Donna will offer up tips on how to to protect your cameras, Kindle, iPods and more and share what’s new in coverups for your tech gadgets.
Many in our legal community are coping with layoffs and firm/company restructuring. In this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Babs Deacon, director of consulting and data analytics with Integreon and Mark Reichenbach, vice president for client and industry development, Capital Legal Solutions, to talk about their experiences this winter finding new jobs. Later in the program, Monica is joined by Chris Braun, director of online recruitment for the North American division of Incisive Media (lawjobs.com), and Seth Chavez, marketing coordinator for the Los Angeles County Bar Association, to discuss the “Greening Your Career” networking breakfast at Legal Tech WestCoast.
Three States – Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Nevada - are leading a national trend to protect consumer privacy, especially when personal data is transmitted electronically. Law Technology Now host Monica Bay welcomes Melissa Krasnow, partner in the Minneapolis office of Dorsey & Whitney, and Nick Ackerman, partner in the firm’s New York office, to discuss their article in Law Technology News’ May issue, “Protecting Privacy.. Learn about the new laws for business compliance and what your company or client needs to know.