The challenges we face with the COVID-19 pandemic are galvanizing courts and law firms everywhere to step up their virtual presence.
At Heuristica we have successfully transitioned our entire team to work from home. The leadership team routinely keeps in touch using videoconferencing, and our reviewers collaborate with secure cloud-based tools.
Some of our law firm and corporate clients are wondering how this technology can help them pursue active litigation, even as Canadian courts are restricting in-person proceedings to matters of urgency. Others are considering the benefits of early settlement to avoid the costs and uncertainty associated with further delays.
In either case, a Discovery Referee could help you. … Read More
The EDRM empowers global leaders of eDiscovery and creates practical global resources to improve eDiscovery, privacy, security, and information governance.
Since 2005, EDRM has delivered leadership, standards, tools, guides, and test data-sets to strengthen best practices throughout the world. It has an international presence in 113 countries, spanning 6 continents, and provides an innovative support infrastructure for individuals, law firms, corporations, and government organizations seeking to improve the practice and provision of data and legal discovery.… Read More
The digital age is fully upon us as technology continues to re-shape and re-define the process of civil litigation. With the rise of electronically stored information comes an array of issues relating to the management, search, and presentation of such digital information.
This comprehensive one-day program will quickly bring practitioners up to speed on current issues and best practices for effectively managing electronic evidence in the litigation process.… Read More
The conference is one of four Cornerstone Conferences put on by the Association every year, each being well known for its high quality programming and warm hospitality.
Crystal will speak about the Uniform Law Conference of Canada (ULCC) project to harmonize civil procedure rules for electronic evidence, providing a summary of the proposed rules and the current status of the project.
Technological changes can have a substantial impact on business models and client expectations. Crystal will examine how technology can fundamentally disrupt traditional review and business models and, in turn, also provide opportunities for law firms and corporate legal departments.
Crystal will lead an interactive presentation and then discuss with the group:
How to reduce the cost of ediscovery and provide clients with a better work product
How new review and business models can create increasingly marketable skill sets and practice areas for paralegals
ILTA is an international volunteer-led, staff-managed association with a focus on premiership. … Read More