Throughout the years, eDiscovery practices and processes have significantly evolved. Technological advancements, changing laws, and regulatory demands have created trends that all eDiscovery teams must be up to date on.
The task force noted that “…trained non-lawyers, or certain forms of technology, may be able to provide accurate legal advice in faster, cheaper, and more innovative ways than lawyers can.” A revision like this would include the need for limited licenses and possibly a new regulatory body. Regulations would need to hold non-lawyers to the same ethical standards as lawyers and account for confidentiality concerns.
Law firm profitability is not exactly languishing. Many law firms, especially larger ones, are making very comfortable margins. But law firms are rather like whales: if they stop moving, they sink.read more
Law firms have complicated relationships with alternative legal service providers. In some cases, the ALSPs are serious competitors. In other cases, ALSPs help law firms to improve and expand law firm services to their clients. Let’s talk about the major ALSP offerings, and how law firms can be confident in choosing the right service providers.read more