Sean Shares Study Tips

study certification exam

Followers of this blog will have noticed an awfully large number of posts about Relativity lately, and with good reason. I have been studying in earnest the past few weeks for the Relativity Certified Administrator Exam, which I took on the morning of October 5, 2016 at kCura’s offices in the Chicago Loop. Much to […]

The Reason The Best Paralegals Are Methodical

“Stress is the negative whirlwind of emotions that gets imposed on top of our stimulation and engagement.” Andrew J. Bernstein  (See also: a paralegal job) I’m sending today’s post—a topic written upon request—out to all of the incredibly ambitious, hard-working students at Georgetown University, and one of their professors (and a dear friend of mine), […]

How Data In The Cloud Will Affect eDiscovery

How Data In The Cloud Will Affect eDiscovery

Cloud computing is taking off at a meteoric rate. More businesses are moving to services such as Microsoft 365, Google for Work, or Dropbox to store their business documents and email. Cloud computing offers security, redundancy, and ease-of-use that few internal IT departments can match – all at a lower price point. No wonder the […]

Tips for an Effective Custodian Interview


A case comes across your desk, your mind immediately jumps to what are the key issues and keywords that will help you identify responsive documents. In reality it’s not you who possesses the clues needed to locate this relevant information, it’s the custodians involved in the case. Interviews with these custodians should be the first […]

Moving from Reactive to Proactive E-Discovery

Reactive Proactive

While e-discovery is by nature a reactive process, legal teams can – and should – be leveraging their data for strategic legal purposes. Ideally, defense counsel should be able to determine within the first 60-90 days of the matter: (1) If there’s merit to the complaint (2) The likely scope of the e-discovery parameters (3) […]

From Practicing Attorney to Litigation Support Professional

Practicing Lawyer to Litigation Support

Transformation:  From Practicing Attorney to Litigation Support Professional, or How to Reprogram Your Brain in 5 Easy Steps (Okay, Not Easy and Not 5, But Worth The Bumps In The Road!) by Diane Enoch-Poling, Esq. The year was 2003. Do you remember where YOU were? Here’s some context: Rapper Eminem won the the 30th Annual […]