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.
Law Technology News’ editor Monica Bay and LTN’s award winning e-discovery columnist, Craig Ball, discuss this year’s key trends in litigation, live from the 27th Annual LegalTech New York. They’ll discuss the challenges that face law firms and law departments as they deal with new federal EDD rules; demands for cost containment from their clients; and the perils of international disputes. And special guest Henry Dicker, Managing Director of LegalTech, will brainstorm with Monica and Craig about how attendees can avoid getting overwhelmed — and take full advantage of the educational programs and vendor demonstrations during LegalTech New York and Los Angeles.