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E-DISCOVERY READINESS FOR LAWYERS By Amy Girst, J.D., Robert Smallwood
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This 100+ page ATTORNEY GUIDE is newly updated for 2010 with cases and examples, and added information on email, IM, Microsoft SharePoint e-records and more. It covers the ins and outs of... More > e-discovery project planning and uniquely reviews the top EDD software packages on the market and provides rich technical detail in plain, understandable language. The publication begins with e-Discovery procedures and processes and then focuses on Email - the leading piece of evidence requested at civil trials today. Email as evidence is a particularly challenging area of e-Discovery, and attorneys purchasing this publication will be well-prepared for litigation and the e-discovery process within the new December 2006 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Co-authored by e-Discovery expert Amy Girst, J.D. and Robert Smallwood, email policy and technology expert at IMERGE Consulting. This book is a valuable resource for all attorneys, most especially litigators and in-house counsel.< Less
The Deposition Guide - A Practical Handbook for Witnesses By Larry Johnson
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Written by an attorney with 28 years trial experience, with over 35,000 copies sold to date. The Deposition Guide is the only book about depositions written to protect the rights of you, the witness.... More > It describes what actually goes on in depositions and how you can prepare yourself for what could otherwise be a surprise ordeal. You will be armed with what the court rules actually say lawyers can and cannot do at a deposition, and you'll be given practical tips about how to "hold your own," deal with possible sneaky lawyer tricks and present yourself in the best way. This book tells you what your rights are and the pitfalls to avoid at your deposition.< Less
E-Discovery Project Decision Guide: Policy, Process & Software By Robert F. Smallwood
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This eDiscovery Decision guide will help non-lawyers -- such as records, and IT managers -- plan and implement eDiscovery projects. It reviews market trends, legal issues and electronically stored... More > information (ESI) harvesting and filtering techniques. It covers and evaluates 20 leading software companies in a the marketplace that is crowded with 5,000 suppliers. It also contains a complete eDiscovery project planning guide, and detail on FRCP compliance, as well as additional resources to stay current on eDiscovery. This Decision Guide is the most thorough and comprehensive available today covering e-Discovery software, practices, procedures and project planning. It further details the eDiscovery software evaluation and selection process, including soliciting RFP responses and contract negotiation tips. A complete guide, written in clear language, it is intended for records managers, IT managers, litigation support managers, compliance managers, risk managers and others involved in e-discovery projects.< Less
Basics of Trust Administration -- California By Patricia K. Rice
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Patricia K. Rice is a certified paralegal living in Northern California who, for the last ten years, has worked for an attorney certified by the State Bar of California in Probate, Estate Planning,... More > and Elder Law. Ms. Rice administered her first trust in 1996 and since that time has been responsible for the administration of hundreds more. A few of those trusts have been insolvent and quite a few have had assets valued at more than one million dollars, with the majority somewhere in between. One trust administration is never quite like the one before, and with each one she learned a bit more about trust administration. The result is that she has become quite accomplished in the many details of administering trusts. Ms. Rice believes that most trustees, if provided with a step by step guide and sample forms, can administer a trust with minimal professional assistance.< Less