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Get Smart About Smartphone and Social Media Evidence with Digital Strata

Get Smart About Smartphone and Social Media Evidence with Digital Strata

This article, written by Emily Collins, was published in the June/July 2017 issue of KC Counselor, the publication of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and is reprinted here with permission.  Digital Strata is proudly promoting our mobile device and social media collection and analysis services this spring. In today’s connected environment, more and more ... Read More
 
eDiscovery Made Easy, Well, Easier: What You Need to Know About Identifying and Preserving Responsive Data

eDiscovery Made Easy, Well, Easier: What You Need to Know About Identifying and Preserving Responsive Data

In my last blog, I discussed information governance and how a good information governance system puts you ahead of the game when litigation rolls around. This article picks up where that one leaves off, providing general guidelines and considerations to assist you with identifying and preserving potentially responsive electronically stored information (ESI). Your client has ... Read More
 
What You Need to Know About Proportionality Under FRCP 26(b)(1)

What You Need to Know About Proportionality Under FRCP 26(b)(1)

By now, the fact that the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure saw amendments to several rules pertaining to eDiscovery in 2015 should be old news. Back then, before the amendments went into affect, there was quite a bit of speculation that new language would, indeed, not lead to new discovery practices. If you were paying ... Read More
 
US District Court for the Western District of Missouri Provides eDiscovery Guidance

US District Court for the Western District of Missouri Provides eDiscovery Guidance

In case you missed the news amidst the rush of the holiday season, in November, the US District Court for the Western District of Missouri issued Civil and Criminal Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Principles and Checklists to provide eDiscovery guidance for attorneys appearing in that Court. According to their declaration of purpose, the principles “are ... Read More
 
2016 at Digital Strata

2016 at Digital Strata

It seems the current consensus of the moment on social media and other news outlets is that 2016 needs to conclude and quickly. 2016 was, to say the least, an interesting and eventful year. Here at Digital Strata, though, 2016 has been a pretty good year, and we’d love to share a bit about it! ... Read More
 

Navigating eDiscovery in Missouri State Courts

When speaking to clients or groups of attorneys in the Kansas City Metro Area, one of the most common questions I get is “how do we handle eDiscovery in Missouri state courts?” This question is not surprising, given that Missouri provides no formal guidance on eDiscovery. Unlike the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Missouri ... Read More
 

Accelerate Your eDiscovery Process with Digital Strata and Axcelerate!

This article, written by Emily Collins, was published in the March 2016 issue of KC Counselor, the publication of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and is reprinted here with permission. Here at Digital Strata, we are starting off 2016 with an exciting new addition to our client offerings! We are pleased to announce that ... Read More
 

Practices Tips and Tricks: Second in the Series: Getting the Most Out of Your Meet and Confers

Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requires attorneys to participate in a conference to discuss, among other things, a discovery plan for the litigation. These conferences, commonly known as “meet and confers” or “Rule 26(f) conferences” are designed to make sure all parties are on the same page during the discovery process. ... Read More