I think some people have a natural eye for seeing the bigger picture. For others, they make a decision without considering how that decision could have an effect on a future situation. I see this happen all the time. When I am teaching litigation support to a newbie, I frequently mention “the workflow”. I was recently […]
In previous electronic discovery articles, I discussed the Subpoena/CID, the Identification of Custodians, Collection, Chain of Custody and a Forensic Image. This article is the first of several where I will discuss topics related to the processing of electronic discovery. The term “processing” encompasses many steps which can make it one of the most difficult topics to […]
In litigation matters, we deal with a lot of scenarios related to preparing documents for different stages of the discovery process. Many of these documents are in PDF format. There are scenarios where the lead attorney has a justified reason and may instruct a paralegal or litigation support to remove one or more pages from […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to select files in Windows Explorer using checkboxes. Sean O’Shea shared this tip in his article entitled Check Out What Windows Explorer Can Do. Source: Sean O’Shea
I recently received this email from Matt: Attached to Matt’s email was an MS Word file. I was blown away and I think you will be too! First, how cool is it that he documented the process he came up with and second, what a “good human” to share it with others. Instead of only sharing […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to easily combine multiple text files using a feature in the TextPad editor.
This fast tip demonstrates how to greatly reduce the amount of time it takes to copy gigabytes of data from a local drive to the server. Source: David Carns
This fast tip demonstrates the basics for creating a PDF Portfolio.
This article is difficult for me to write, but I want to share this with all of you (I teared up just typing the article title). On Christmas Day, I was skimming through my Facebook news feed. I saw a post from a young man I don’t know sharing that this is his first Christmas without […]
This fast tip demonstrates how use dynamic stamps in Adobe Acrobat, including how to add two new dynamic stamp files to your computer. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to format subtotals in Excel so that they are more noticeable. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to subscribe to an iTunes podcast using the free Podcasts app on the iPhone. There are more and more new podcasts starting up in the legal industry. Use iTunes to search for the ones you might be interested in and then subscribe to them from your mobile phone using one […]
This fast tip demonstrates three mouse tricks for selecting text within an MS Word document. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to create a dropdown list in an Excel workbook that pulls in values from a list in another worksheet. In a previous Fast Tip Friday, I demonstrated how to create a dropdown list from another workbook. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to create a dropdown list in an Excel workbook that pulls in values from a list in another workbook. In another Fast Tip Friday, I demonstrated how to create a dropdown list from another worksheet. Download Sample Files
This fast tip demonstrates how to open any link in a new tab faster than choosing right-click and then Open Link in New Tab.
Name: Tim Thames Location: Columbia, SC What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you? I was a case manager for a corporation managing products liability and asbestos litigation. As a former paralegal with a large law firm, I worked with litigation support review tools like Concordance and Summation to organize primarily […]
This fast tip demonstrates how to use a software program called Quick View Plus to take a peek inside an Outlook PST file. Download Sample Files
In our previous article we discussed Preparing to Begin a Document Review. In this follow-up article, we will discuss best practices for the use of coding panels in document reviews. We also continue with our theme of being effective and efficient. Every review tool includes a software feature we refer to as a “coding panel” […]
This fast tip demonstrates one way to convert a date-time value to date-only in Excel. Download Sample Files