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Free Your Legal Writing From the Powdered Wig Plus 10 Opening and Closing Tips

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, May 19, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Most legal writing stinks. Overly verbose (yes, that's a joke), it gets in the way of what you're trying to say. For this issue of LitigationWorld, legal writing expert Ed Good has written a manifesto on legal writing that every litigator should take to heart. Writing concisely and clearly will give you a tremendous hidden advantage. Opposing counsel will not appreciate the power of this potent weapon. Ed provides several hilarious examples past and present in support of his manifesto. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for 10 tips on crafting your opening and closing 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. 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.

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Deposition Traps Plus 77 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 78 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.

Ten Rules for Better Depositions

How to Trick the Guilty and Gullible

Releasing Legal Holds and Disposing of ESI

Evidentiary Challenges to Social Media Rising

Congratulations to Merrie Jo Pitera of The Jury Expert on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Deposition Traps You Must Train Witnesses to Sidestep

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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.

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Troubleshooting Tables of Authorities in Microsoft Word Plus iPad Trial Presentations Checklist

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, May 5, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Not much scares litigators. But three words strike fear into the hearts of many — table of authorities. In this issue of LitigationWorld, Microsoft Word trainer Deborah Savadra discusses some of the most vexing problems with automating a table of authorities in Microsoft Word and how to solve them (and prevent them in the future). For example, you'll learn how to move a citation in the wrong section (e.g., a court opinion mistakenly listed under Statutes) to the correct section rather than delete and redo it. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for an iPad trial presentations checklist.

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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 | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

A Model Settlement Agreement Plus 83 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, May 5, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 84 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.

Resurrecting Trial by Statistics

Transcript Awareness (Video)

Five Voir Dire Questions to Avoid

Review: WordRake 2.0

Congratulations to Paul N. Luvera of Plaintiff Trial Lawyer Tips on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: A Model On-The-Spot Settlement Agreement

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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.

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How to Prevent the Biggest Problem in Ediscovery Plus Social Media Lessons for Litigators

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: According to ediscovery consultant Tom O'Connor, the biggest problem in ediscovery is agreeing with your adversary on the exchange of documents, especially the format and the timing. Disputes are rife. In this issue of LitigationWorld, Tom explains how to prevent disputes by creating your own document exchange protocols. You'll find several invaluable tips and links to model documents. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for the top nine social media lessons for litigators.

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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.

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Depositions v. Ediscovery Plus 90 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 91 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.

Counterpunch: Ten Ways to Fight Back on Cross

Add Punch to Your Briefs

Reevaluating Ediscovery Business Models

Court Disallows Admission of Screenshots

Congratulations to Ralph Losey of e-Discovery Team on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: Depositions v. Ediscovery: What if You Had to Choose?

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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.

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A Better Way to Create Pleadings in Microsoft Word Plus 10 Trial Presentation Tips

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, April 7, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Don't create another pleading until you read this issue of LitigationWorld. Microsoft Word trainer Deborah Savadra has written a step-by-step guide on how to create your own custom templates for pleadings. Your templates will save you time, ensure compliance with court rules, and prevent embarrassing mistakes from reusing existing documents. Once you have a library of pleadings templates, you'll want to create templates for all your litigation documents. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for 10 trial presentation tips from professional newscasters.

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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 | Litigation/Discovery/Trials | LitigationWorld

How to Use What Ifs in Cross Examination Plus 89 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 90 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.

Use Protective Orders as Offensive Weapon

Paperless Litigation Becomes a Reality

How to Download Old Tweets

A Judge on the Ethical Perils of Social Media

Congratulations to Mitch Jackson of Trial Lawyer Communication Tips for Everyone! on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: How to Use What Ifs in Cross Examination

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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 | Online/Cloud

Meet Your Initial Disclosures Requirement by Applying Technology to the Law Plus WordRake Review

By Kathryn Hughes | Monday, March 24, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Knowing the rules doesn't always mean you can play by them. The rules governing initial disclosures under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure have an unforgiving time frame vis-a-vis the potential electronic evidence that may exist. Plaintiffs have the upper hand. In this issue of LitigationWorld, ediscovery blogger Joshua Gilliland explains the governing rules, discusses the consequences of breaking the rules, and provides tips on how to make compliance easier. Also, don't miss the LitigationWorld Pick of the Week for a review of WordRake.

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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.

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The Bookends Trial Strategy Plus 84 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 85 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.

Depositions Lessons From Justin Bieber

Predictive Coding Fact and Fiction

How Excellent Judges Manage Cases

A Curiously Obscure Predictive Coding Case

Congratulations to Mitch Jackson of Trial Lawyer Communication Tips for Everyone on winning our LitigationWorld Pick of the Week award: How to Use "Bookends" to Win at Trial.

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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.

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