eDiscovery Bytes
Practical Ideas that Help You Win with eDiscovery

VIDEO — An eDiscovery Win Using Audit Logs to Tell a Story

By Kelly Twigger | Apr 18, 2017

If you had a chance to participate in our webinar last week, you saw the breakdown of the ESI Approach to eDiscovery that I advocate. The ESI Approach takes into account that we have increased volumes and potential sources of ESI that have to be considered, and that gathering everything is too expensive. It’s also […]

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VIDEO — Key Takeaways from the UF eDiscovery Conference 2017

By Kelly Twigger | Apr 5, 2017

For those of  you were not able to attend last week’s fantastic event at the University of Florida, I’ve put together a short video of some of the key takeaways from the event. The event, put on by Bill Hamilton and his amazing cast, was one of the best events I’ve had the privilege to […]

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Ready to Start Using eDiscovery to Win?

By Kelly Twigger | Mar 24, 2017

As I’ve been around the country talking to many of you for the last year, I’ve been hearing consistent themes about where you are with understanding and using ESI in litigation. And I’ve seen those boxes of CD’s of produced documents sitting by your desks untouched for fear of having to engage. Do any of […]

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The Best CLE You’ll Attend This Year

By Kelly Twigger | Mar 7, 2017

I have the pleasure of joining the faculty this year for the 2017 University of Florida eDiscovery Conference coming up on March 30, 2017. This is your personal invitation to join us for what will be a fantastic day of amazing content delivered in a non-stuffy style. Bill Hamilton and the entire UF Law School, […]

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You’ll want to stop doing this in Federal Court.

By Kelly Twigger | Mar 1, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, I sat in the audience at a very illuminating keynote panel of a number of federal judges and lawyers at Legaltech NYC. The moderator used fact patterns to quiz the audience on how they would respond given the changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that went into effect […]

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Headed to NYC for Legaltech 2017? Check out these Legaltech Hacks.

By Kelly Twigger | Jan 27, 2017

If you’re one of the 10,000+ folks headed to Legaltech 2017 — now rebranded as LegalWeek by ALM — I’ve put together a few of my best tips for the Legaltech event. This is my 9th year attending, and there’s a LOT going on, so it helps to have a plan for what you want […]

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Stop Passing the Buck in eDiscovery and Get in the Game

By Kelly Twigger | Apr 22, 2016

eDiscovery is scary to many lawyers. I know, I work with you all every day.  And I do get it, I really do. But here’s the thing — You have to stop passing the buck on eDiscovery.  All of the information that your clients need you to have to represent them effectively exists electronically and […]

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5 eDiscovery Risks to Avoid in Board Communications

By Kim Curtis | Apr 22, 2016

We heard from Kelly Twigger the Principal of ESI Attorneys, a law firms dedicated to advising clients on issues in electronic discovery, open records and FOIA, compliance and information management.

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Cat Got Your Tongue? Plaintiffs Alter Email to Better Their Case and Avoid Dismissal

By Kelly Twigger | Apr 22, 2016

In one of the first cases of 2016 to be decided under the new Rule 37(e)’s harsher sanctions standard, Magistrate Judge James Francis allowed plaintiff’s claims to go forward even after finding that plaintiffs intentionally altered the email addresses on specific emails and produced the altered versions. The underlying dispute in Cat3, LLC v. Blank […]

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