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Need to Better Understand Litigation? This White Paper is for You – eDiscovery Best Practices

If you enjoyed Jane Gennarelli’s Litigation 101 for eDiscovery Tech Professionals series that was published recently on this blog, now you can get that same information (and more) in a consolidated, easy-to-reference white paper!

The white paper, entitled An Introduction to Litigation for eDiscovery Professionals, covers many of the things that litigation support professionals need to know to provide greater value to the attorneys that they support, including:

  • Bare-Boned Basics of different types of litigation;
  • Types of Legal Documents;
  • Types of Parties involved in a case;
  • Determining Jurisdiction for the case;
  • Initiating the Case and Defendant’s Response, which could include their own claims filed;
  • Establishing Guidelines via Meet and Confer and Case Management Conference;
  • Vehicles for Gathering Information during discovery;
  • What gets Turned Over and What is Withheld;
  • A review of the EDRM steps for Handling Discovery Documents;
  • Information about Settlements, Pre-Trial Motions and Pre-Trial Conference;
  • A comprehensive look at the components and phases of a Trial;
  • Circumstances for Appeal and process for proceeding with an appeal;
  • Appendices for mechanisms for Alternative Dispute Resolution and also Types of Litigation.

The white paper presents many of the topics covered in Jane’s ‘Litigation 101’ series, as well as some additional material not previously presented.  In addition to being a terrific resource for eDiscovery professionals, the white paper also covers the eDiscovery life cycle, making it a useful resource for all legal professionals.  Enjoy!

To download a copy of the white paper, click here.

So, what do you think?  Do you understand the “ins and outs” of litigation?   Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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