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Interview with eDiscovery CoCounsel: FRCP Rule 26 Proportionality in Negotiations

Watch the Video Thank you to Chad Roberts of eDiscovery CoCounsel for your informative interview with Mandi Ross, founder and CEO of Prism Litigation Technology regarding how producing parties can leverage proportionality to prepare for a Rule 26 negotiation. Also, […]

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Search Terms: Tried and True, Now Even Better

By Mandi Ross and John Patzakis A key Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provision that greatly impacts eDiscovery processes is Rule 26(f), which requires the parties’ counsel to “meet and confer” in advance of the pre-trial scheduling conference on key […]

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The [eDiscovery] Times, They are A’Changin’ (with apologies to Bob Dylan)

By Mandi Ross, Martin Tully, and Janice Yates Sometimes change comes at you fast — and hard. Indeed, it is hard to believe that it was just early March when we were still attending – in person — conferences, theater […]

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Ediscovery: Proportionality and Smart Pre-collection Analysis

Proportionality in ediscovery is more than a catch phrase. It is mandated under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and many state court rules. Prism believes every case should embody an early proportionality mindset, starting with smart pre-collection analysis. To […]

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Webinar – Ediscovery Collection Strategies for the Remote Workforce

Watch the Webinar The COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we live and work globally. The workplace is changing rapidly and we are all seeing the need to quickly adapt to a far more distributed and remote workforce. There […]

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ACC Docket Article – Making Proportionality Arguments – May 2020

Prism is proud to have co-authored an article for this May’s edition of the ACC Docket. With the evolution of technology, documents have proliferated, moving from the file cabinet to the clouds. When litigation occurs, searching these vast troves of […]

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Bringing Proportionality Home

There is no doubt that we are in unprecedented times. In seemingly the blink of an eye, our world changed; and ediscovery must change with it. The many steps that should be taken in this uncharted territory are set forth […]

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Trends in Proportionality – Guest Blog Post by Josh Gilliland

Lawsuits are about people. Who did what when is the crux of every dispute. Living in an age where people can send email, text, and chat from their phones, there can be a lot of places to look for discoverable […]

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The New Michigan Court Rules – Accelerating into the Digital Age

Welcome to the 21st Century! For the first time in three decades, the Michigan Supreme Court has issued comprehensive revisions of the state’s discovery rules. One major component of the extensive overhaul involves proportionality. That is, Michigan trial courts can […]