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The Next Big Thing in Ediscovery Plus Presenting Documents at Trial

By Kathryn Hughes | Thursday, December 18, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: The discussion in ediscovery has shifted from new technologies to new ethics rules. One by one, states are imposing a technological competency requirement on lawyers. In this issue of LitigationWorld, ediscovery expert Tom O'Connor explores this new development, including a recent disciplinary action involving a lawyer with insufficient knowledge of ediscovery. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for a tutorial on showing documents with trial presentation software.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Change Tracking and Metadata Removal Add-Ons for Word Plus Eye Contact on Direct

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, December 1, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: In recent months, Word trainer and Legal Office Guru publisher Deborah Savadra has reported on a panoply of Microsoft Word add-ons for litigation documents. In this issue of LitigationWorld, she wraps up this series of articles with a discussion of add-ons for the last two steps — change tracking (redlining) and metadata removal. You'll also find links to the previous installments if you missed them. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn how your witnesses should make eye contact with the jury.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld | Privacy/Security

Review of DraftLaw Plus 59 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 60 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Litigation Crowdfunding Arrives

Kill Zombie Nouns and Other Editing Tips

The Best Monitor Viewing Angle in Court

The Best Supreme Court Predictor in the World

Congratulations to Robert Ambrogi of LawSites on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Review of DraftLaw for Formatting Briefs and Pleadings

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Five Litigation Document Assembly Add-Ons for Word Plus Demonstrative Details

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, November 17, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Cutting and pasting from an old brief or pleading wastes time and increases the risk of error. In this issue of LitigationWorld, Word trainer and Legal Office Guru publisher Deborah Savadra introduces you to five (or so) document assembly add-ons for Microsoft Word with a litigation bent. From solos to small firms to large firms, Deborah has found a product for every budget and need. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn how to zoom in on a demonstrative.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Automation/Document Assembly/Macros | Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Why Litigators Make So Many Bad Arguments Plus 61 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 62 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

How to Avoid Email Memo Pitfalls

8 Tips for Trial From an Appellate Attorney

Predictive Coding for Rookies (Podcast)

How a Federal Judge Uses Technology

Congratulations to Jonathan Mermin on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Why Litigators Make So Many Bad Arguments

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Five Litigation-Friendly Microsoft Word Add-Ons Plus Presenting Financial Data

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, November 3, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: You can complain about Microsoft Word or you can take matters into your own hands. In this issue of LitigationWorld, Word trainer and Legal Office Guru publisher Deborah Savadra rounds up five add-ons for Microsoft Word that make the creation of litigation documents easier. You'll learn how to place Word documents into browser-style tabs, bypass Word's messy controls for paragraph numbering, receive writing advice 24/7 for less than Bryan Garner charges, and more. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn how to turn financial data into trial graphics.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Automation/Document Assembly/Macros | Business Productivity/Word Processing | Coming Attractions | LitigationWorld | Utilities

Easy Gmail Export for Discovery Plus 49 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 50 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

Parentheses Versus Em Dashes in Legal Writing

More on Using Parentheticals

10 Keyword Search Mistakes to Avoid

Serve a Preservation Letter With a Complaint

Congratulations to Craig Ball of Ball in your Court on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: How to Use Google Data Tools to Export Gmail for Discovery

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Email/Messaging/Telephony | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Drilling Deep for Discovery Plus Why Litigators Love Adverbs

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, October 20, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: An employee falls through a hole on the deck of an oil rig and sues. The defendant company digs deep into its email archives to find exculpatory photos of the deck. Another victory for ediscovery technology, right? Wrong. The defendant quickly found itself facing "death penalty" sanctions. In this issue of LitigationWorld, lawyer and ediscovery expert Joshua Gilliland explains the discovery lessons for litigators in this recent appellate opinion. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week to learn why litigators love adverbs in legal writing.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

Review of Sanction 3.6 Plus Expert Witness Fees

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: If the special effects in the science fiction movies of your youth seem quaint by modern standards, just imagine how an ELMO or foam board looks to a jury. In this issue of LitigationWorld, trial presentation consultant Tim Piganelli reviews Windows trial presentation software Sanction 3.6. Tim walks you through building a case, loading documents and transcripts, and preparing a presentation. He also discusses Sanction's integration with other products, and addresses the elephant in the courtroom (the iPad). Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for the latest data on expert witness fees.

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All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. LitigationWorld also features in-depth litigation product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings, as well as links to the most noteworthy litigation articles in other publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld | Presentations/Projectors

Seven Reasons for a Jury Questionnaire Plus 68 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 69 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week.

When Not to Submit a Reply Brief

Using Mail Merge for Trial Exhibit Labels

Tips for Drafting ESI Discovery Requests

Why Printing Social Media Pages Is a Bad Idea

Congratulations to Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm of Persuasive Litigator on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Get It in Writing: Seven Reasons for a Jury Questionnaire

How to Receive LitigationWorld
All practice areas evolve, but none faster than litigation. Written by successful litigators and other litigation experts, LitigationWorld provides you with practical tips related to electronic discovery, depositions, litigation strategy, litigation technology, and trial presentations. You'll also receive in-depth litigation product reviews as well as links to the most noteworthy articles in other online litigation publications so that you'll never miss anything. The LitigationWorld newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld
 
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