More Cases With More Data Create More Challenges

Written by Howard Reissner, CEO at Planet Data Recent Industry reports have emphasized the issue of law firms claiming higher volumes of eDiscovery case workload and larger raw data sets.  The underlying theme is that attorneys and support staff are undoubtedly and increasingly stressed by … Continue readingMore Cases With More Data Create More Challenges

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Law School Today – Not for the Faint at Heart……or Wallet

Written by Howard Reissner, CEO at Planet Data A recent article in the New York Times addressed Brooklyn Law School’s decision to substantially reduce the tuition for its next entering class. Brooklyn Law acknowledged that it was responding to the market pressures of a continuing decline in … Continue readingLaw School Today – Not for the Faint at Heart……or Wallet

The Technology Bar Has Risen and Attorney Competency Must Move to Meet It

The Essentials of Understanding Technology on a Practical and Ethical Level What is one of the most important issues to affect the legal industry over the past decade? Yes, changes to the FRCP and the 2008 recession would certainly rank highly, but more fundamentally, the … Continue readingThe Technology Bar Has Risen and Attorney Competency Must Move to Meet It

Standards for Competency in eDiscovery on the Rise – What’s Your Best Defense?

By, Howard Reissner, Esq., CEO Planet Data The recently issued opinion in Branhaven, LLC v. Beeftek, Inc.  et.  al., 2013 WL 388429 (D. Md. Jan 4, 2013) highlights the requirements for attorneys to continuously keep abreast of changes in professional standards of competence in their … Continue readingStandards for Competency in eDiscovery on the Rise – What’s Your Best Defense?