The train has left the station – a few thoughts on last week’s 2017 CLOC Institute

Created on May 22, 2017


Chief Marketing Officer

As regular readers of this blog will attest, we at Exterro have long championed the notion that Corporate Law Departments would be well served to treat much of what they do as business processes. Over the past three years, I personally have seen momentum in this area, but after attending the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) 2017 Institute last week, I think it may be time to declare we’re at a tipping point. Of course, it’s not just me making this observation. In last year’s 9th Annual Law Department Operations Survey, Brad Blickstein, principal at the Blickstein Group... Read More

Friday Funnies! Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Automation Blues Edition)

Created on May 5, 2017


Content Marketing Manager

                                          This week's E-Discovery Meme from Exterro reminds us that e-discovery without automation is a Sisyphean task, slogging that bolder up and down the hill everyday. But it doesn't have to be that way! Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues to celebrate another successful week! Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Friday Funnies! Exterro's Weekly E-Discovery Meme Series (Crybaby Document Production Edition)

Created on April 28, 2017


Content Marketing Manager

                                                         This week's E-Discovery Meme from Exterro reminds us that we've probably felt like this baby at some point! If only there was some solution that could orchestrate all the stages and stakeholders in the process.... Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues to celebrate another successful week! Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Attention Paralegals: Do You Have an E-Discovery Case Management Checklist?

Created on April 7, 2017


Content Marketing Manager

Attention E-Discovery Paralegals: chances are, you don't have an e-discovery checklist. Even though e-discovery activities tend to be sequential, full of dependencies and bound by time and resource constraints, very few legal professionals think of them in the context of traditional "project management." There is a lot to be mindful of in e-discovery, with ample opportunities for errors and oversights. Medical professionals rely on checklists to make sure nothing falls through the cracks and to record activities and events so they can be revisited. Would e-discovery professionals not... Read More

Why Legal Directors are Bringing E-Discovery In-House: 6 Tips for Successfully Adopting E-Discovery Technology

Created on March 24, 2017


Content Marketing Manager

The responsibilities of any corporate law department leader tasked with overseeing e-discovery, whether he or she carries the title of legal director or something similar, revolve around two core business objectives: controlling costs and mitigating risk. Of course, in-house counsel often serve in an advisory role, assessing business transactions, steering company policy, overseeing litigation issues and managing relationships with outside firms. But as litigation costs have ballooned in recent years, legal directors have been compelled to turn their attention towards a more pressing area... Read More

Be Reasonable and Check Out this Free Visual Guide "How to Create a Reasonable Preservation Process Under Rule 37(e)"

Created on March 24, 2017


Content Marketing Manager

We've all been asked at one time or another to "Be Reasonable." In the world of e-discovery, reasonableness isn't just a courtesy, it's a federal law! That's why we created this free visual guide to creating a reasonable preservation process under FRCP Rule 37(e). In it, you get reasonable preservation steps from Magistrate Judge John Facciola, Questions to Ask for Determining Reasonableness, and Often-Forgotten Preservation Considerations. So be reasonable and take a look! Read More

Friday Funnies! Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Legal Spend Put to the Maury Test Edition)

Created on March 24, 2017


Content Marketing Manager

                                        This week's E-Discovery Meme from Exterro reminds us that even when you think you have your legal spend under control, you might want to check your metrics. Or at the very least, have Maury give you a lie detector test! Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues to celebrate another successful week! Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More