Everlaw Guest Post: When Has a Producing Party Completed Document Review?

“eDiscovery Day” is December 1 in recognition of the effective dates for the 2006 and 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Over the last decade, eDiscovery has dramatically impacted how attorneys conduct document review. In my guest post for Everlaw on When Has a Producing Party Completed[…]

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The Advantages of Contacting Opposing Counsel 34 Minutes After Inadvertent Disclosure of One Email

What happens when a lawyer inadvertently produces an email protected by the attorney-client privilege? A Magistrate Judges and District Court Judge orders the receiving party to destroy the inadvertently produced email. Iowa is the home of where John Atanasoff invented the first computer in 1939. It is also the home of[…]

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Guest Post on Everlaw: Is An Attorney Responsible for Manually Reviewing Discovery Before Production?

I prepared a guest post for Everlaw’s blog on an attorney’s ethical duty to follow a client’s instruction to manually review documents prior to production. Is expert testimony required to show a lawyer breached their standard of care or is this issue one a jury can decide on their own?[…]

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