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.
There are several types of legal technology available to help organizations operate more efficiently. These include technology-assisted review, contract management software, information governance solutions, and predictive coding. However, not all legal technology solutions are appropriate for every organization. A thorough review of your current and future and business needs can help you understand how legal technology can help. Choosing the right approach to legal technology can improve daily functions, strengthen client relationships, offer a competitive edge, and provide long-term financial benefits.read more
As usual, this year’s eDiscovery event, Relativity Fest, was packed with great content, interesting conversations, and insights from legal experts. Attendees heard from the judiciary, from eDiscovery practitioners, law firm attorneys, general counsel, and technologists around the world. Read on for our top takeaways and to watch our recap video.