SMOKING GUNS: Electronic Intentions, Data and Discovery Costs

Every litigation team is looking for it. The smoking gun. You know where it is—it’s in that forest of paper that opposing counsel has—and you’ve got to find it.

ELECTRONIC DATA DISCOVERY (EDD): The New Discovery

Producing documents in today’s litigation environment has become a daunting task for the legal assistant, paralegal and litigation support specialist.   The scope of what is discoverable has remained considerably broad, while the sources of discoverable materials have increased in number many fold. With the advent of electronic data discovery, today’s legal professional is pressed even harder to recognize what they have in non-paper form and what they seek that may also be electronically stored.