Search results : attorney-competence.

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    2017-05-05 13:05:57
    Articles
    Legal Competence and the Role of Technological Expertise

    Julia Brickell, H5's general counsel, discusses legal competence and the role of technological expertise in this April/May 2017 issue of Today's General Counsel. This is a topic gaining attention as evolving technologies – and the competence of those who use them – come under increasing scrutiny by the bench ...

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    2016-01-26 11:00:14
    Blog
    Technology Competence for Lawyers: An Ethical Mandate

    In its December 2014 Newsletter, the Technology Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) published “The Ethics of Technology in E-Discovery – An Introduction,” in which the authors, Julia Brickell and Peter Pizzi, explore the rules changes and ethics opinions recently issued by va...

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    2015-01-07 11:00:19
    Blog
    New Year's Resolutions: 2014 Redux for 2015 Insight.

    The legal profession is slow to change, however, and although "revolution" is unlikely in this domain, finding ways to accelerate evolution may not be. Corporate counsel, whether outside or in-house, must strive to be forward-thinking and consider ways to increase their technological competencies to better serve t...

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    2014-10-23 12:00:24
    Blog
    Document review? Nope. Data analysis.

    In a lively and informative ACED’s webinar on “Lawyer Competency in the Age of E-Discovery,” Craig Ball, the well-known eDiscovery consultant and Special Master, made what he called a “quick point” in his conversation with the Hon. Patrick Walsh, but it’s one that is at once so obvious and so overlooke...

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    2014-09-22 02:00:03
    Blog
    What Brown v. Tellermate tells us (again).

    As if it hasn’t been said often enough in True North and elsewhere: heads up, counsel! Staying abreast of current changes in information technologies and taking a proactive stance with your clients vis à vis their ESI (and what they’re telling you about it) is an expectation of the court.

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    2014-09-04 11:00:21
    Blog
    When DIY is NBO (not the best option).

    Taking the reins make sense in many cases, but knowing when to call an expert can save you a lot of grief.

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    2013-12-13 12:53:51
    Blog
    eDiscovery 2014: In with the New?

    “In with the new” is sometimes slow going in the legal realm, but what would a year-end be without taking at least a brief moment to look back before moving on? 2013 may not have been one with the most seismic shifts in e-discovery, but there were some important topics and themes that will no doubt carry on th...

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    2013-10-29 13:01:34
    Blog
    Technology Competence? Are You Talkin’ to Me??

    More and more, attorneys find themselves under pressure—from the bench, the bar, even their own clients—to rev up their technology IQ. More than just a nudge to get practitioners up to speed, bench directives, rules changes and “tech audits” (see True North’s Q&A with Casey Flaherty) are forcing attorney...