In the recent case of State v.Huggett, failure to preserve voicemail data resulted in the dismissal of a second degree murder charge. On this edition of The ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Circuit Court Judge James Babbitt from Barron County, Wisconsin who authored the original opinion in the case and Jason Paroff, Senior Director of Computer Forensics for Kroll Ontrack, to discuss the duty to preserve electronic data and exculpatory evidence such as text messages, voicemail and social media. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent Kelly Kubacki explores the recent decision of Crispin v. Audigier, Inc. regarding the discoverability of information contained on social networking sites.
In this edition of the ESI Report, host Gina Jytyla, Managing Staff Attorney in the Legal Technologies division at Kroll Ontrack, welcomes Kimberly Marin, Security Analyst and E-Discovery Specialist with the Hershey Company and Nasar Ali, Legal Consultant for Kroll Ontrack, to discuss key milestones in e-discovery history, along with corporate compliance challenges and best practices for data management. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis segment, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent Kelly Kubacki explores City of Ontario, California v. Quon.
The allure of social media has attracted businesses, law firms and the general public, but with the popularity of social media in and out of the workplace, comes potential legal issues. Attorney and co-host, J. Craig Williams welcomes Attorney Daliah Saper, Principal at Saper Law Offices and Attorney Bradley S. Shear, Founder and Managing Partner of the Law Office of Bradley S. Shear, LLC, to take a look at legal issues such as defamation, privacy issues, employee use of social media and how firms and businesses can protect themselves from a potential lawsuit.
A new attorney right out of law school or a lawyer going solo is often met with the challenge of finding new clients. In this edition of The Un-Billable Hour, host Attorney Rodney Dowell, Director of the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program, welcomes Erik Mazzone, Director of the Center for Practice Management at North Carolina Bar Association, to offer tips on how to find clients for your new practice. Rodney and Erik will discuss the referral network, the power of social networking and ultimately the importance of relationships.
On this edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Mark Bisard, Vice President & Senior Counsel for the General Counsel’s Office at American Express, to discuss how corporations can effectively use social media to protect and promote their activities. Mark and Monica look at the importance of social media and how Mark’s company created a Twitter team, @AskAmex, that addresses consumer complaints, questions, and accolades.
Hardly a day goes by without lawyers hearing that they need to be diving into social media. And many are already there – on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other platforms. Google stumbled on privacy on its launch of its new social media platform, Buzz. The privacy and security concerns in social media are very real. In this episode, co-hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell take a practical look at what you must understand to take control of your security and privacy, from basic account settings to smart approaches to social media common sense. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
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Depending on where you look, lawyers are likely to read or hear that social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, et al.) are either a tremendous waste of time fraught with ethical dangers or an essential tool for communication and a necessary part of every lawyer’s Internet presence. Are you falling behind or falling off the cliff? In this episode, co-hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell will take a fresh look at social media for lawyers and try to sort through the various claims, draw a few conclusions and provide some practical pointers. After you listen, be sure to check out Tom & Dennis’ co-blog and book by the same name, The Lawyers Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies.
Social networking websites have grown up and are becoming important tools for lawyers, firms and companies. From keeping track of colleagues, to finding referrals and introductions, to vetting an expert witness, these “profiles on steroids” can provide critical competitive intelligence to help your practice blossom. Monica Bay, LawTechnologyNow host and Editor-in-Chief of Law Technology News welcomes Massachusetts lawyer Robert J. Ambrogi, who writes Law Technology News’ Web Watch column, and is a veteran legal industry observer, to share his insights about LinkedIn, Facebook, Plaxo, Legal OnRamp, Martindale Hubbell Connected, and other sites.
Social networking sites have reconnected old friends and former colleagues, created networking ties and have rekindled relationships all over the world. On Lawyer2Lawyer, we will explore privacy rights, intellectual property issues and even defamation and cyber bullying, all rising from social networking sites. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, welcome Chris Carfi, co-founder of Cerado, Eric Goldman, Director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law and Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of All Things Digital, to discuss the popularity of these sites and the legal issues surrounding the online world of social networking.