Exterro's E-Discovery Breakdown // Cody Bustamante

The world of E-Discovery is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Water Polo Edition)

Created on June 21, 2019


The last thing you need when you're drowning is more water. And if you're not drowning in water--but in data--then don't make things worse by collecting everything. If you're not sure about what you need to collect, a good place to start is our Comprehensive Guide to E-Discovery Collection. And if you'd rather just have a laugh, you can always 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... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Waiting... Edition)

Created on April 19, 2019


Sometimes being an e-discovery professional can be lonely, just a matter of waiting for your colleagues to acknowledge they've received your legal holds. But don't let the wait get you down--it's an important step in the process. If you're not sure about other important steps in the process, check out Exterro's classic resource, The Beginner's Guide to Legal Holds for some valuable tips. But of course if you're just interested in a chuckle, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download our anthology of The Top 10 E-Discovery Memes of 2018 if... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Defensible Edition)

Created on March 8, 2019


If you're an e-discovery professional, there's really no comparison between how you feel when you know your team has (and is following!) a defensible process. You feel secure, which is how this set of keyboard warriors makes me feel. I'm not sure if they do the same for you, but if not, you might want to consider downloading our classic white paper on the topic, Reducing E-Discovery Costs without Sacrificing Defensibility. But of course if you're just interested in a chuckle, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download our... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Who Told You Edition)

Created on January 18, 2019


Knowing the audience for this blog, I'm certain that no one reading this blog has ever had a moment like this. But it does speak to one truth about e-discovery: mistakes happen, whether they're the product of poor planning or simple human error. One area that's prime for mistakes--but that you can do something about--is employee transitions. Check out Exterro's white paper on preventing data loss for some helpful hints to avoid at least one type of spoliation. You can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download our anthology... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Headaches Edition)

Created on November 9, 2018


I've had plenty of different types of headaches in my life. None of them are pleasant--the throb behind the eye of a migraine, the taut pull of a stress headache--but nothing compares to the headache of locating potentially responsive data. One great way to make sure you're locating all the responsive data is to get out there and interview custodians--both to find what they have in their possession and to better understand other potential custodians. That's why we created our Custodian Interview Template.  And if you'd rather just have a laugh, you... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (All Nighter Edition)

Created on September 14, 2018


For good or for ill, document review is often thought of as the heart or essence of e-discovery. (Though of course the true pros understand it's only part.) But without a doubt, it can be an arduous process that leaves you feeling just a little bit frazzled. To make sure you don't end up looking or feeling like Gary Busey here, why not download our updated Comprehensive Guide to E-Discovery Review, which contains best practices, tips, and more to streamline your review process.And if you'd rather just have a laugh, you... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's E-Discovery Meme Series (Fact Week Edition)

Created on July 23, 2018


I don't know about you, but here at Exterro, there's been no summer doldrums. We've all been busy enjoying E-Discovery Fact Week, a week-long celebration of the growing importance of e-discovery in the legal industry. And the beauty of it is that come next week, e-discovery will still be playing a vital role in securing "just, speedy, and inexpensive" resolutions of civil litigation--the same as always. If you missed the fun--or if you just want to know the next great opportunity to celebrate e-discovery--then head over to the E-Discovery Day website to sign up... Read More