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News & Developments »

Private Sector and Law Enforcement Join Forces for Data Security

Numerous major law firms adopt practices to manage cybersecurity.

Courts Require More Focused E-Discovery Requests

Two recent cases shed light on trial and ESI.

Possibly Automated Google+ Invite Lands Man in Jail

Massachusetts resident under restraining order claims social media invitation was sent to ex-fiancee without his knowledge.

Articles »

Improving Your Google Searches with Advanced Queries

By Jason Briody

The white search box the world uses to find information has a few powerful secrets up its sleeve.

Practical Advice for a Successful Legal Hold Program

By Syed Ahmad and Corey Lee

Both counsel and the client are responsible for ensuring the proper preservation of ESI.

Google-fy Your Law Practice

By Patrick Soon

An insider's account of the tech giant's unique legal operations.


Tech Tips »

Leveraging Technology for More Effective Depositions

These days, there's an app to facilitate almost every facet of the deposition process. From tablet devices to transcript software and live streaming, litigators have a new batch of tools at their disposal.

Remote ESI Collection Devices Can Save Time and Money

Remote self-collection kits are designed to automatically collect ESI using a forensically sound process that can be employed quickly and inexpensively.

Encryption Keeps Files and Client Information Confidential

Improve the chances that your confidential work product and client information stays that way by encrypting your files.

Tablets + The Cloud = A Powerful Mobile Presentation Tool

To bring the documents, exhibits, and other content to your tablet, you don't want to rely on email or clunky wired connections.

Sound Advice

audio Social Media Marketing: LinkedIn for Lawyers and Law Firms

By Beverly Macy

Moderator Patrick Soon talks with author Beverly Macy about social media and some tips to best use these new platforms for marketing and career development. (14:46 min)


Write for Technology for the Litigator!

The TFL Committee is seeking article submissions for upcoming newsletter issues and website content. We are currently looking for articles (750–2,000 words) and News and Development contributions (200–700 words). Those interested should email Brian Deitch.

We Need You—For Book Publishing!

We are looking for writers and editors for the Technology for the Litigators’ Book Publishing Committee to assist in the publication of the committee’s book on the effective use of technology in trial. If you are interested in contributing a chapter or editing, please contact Alex Rusek, chair of our Book Publishing Committee, at AlexRusek@gmail.com.

Get Involved!

Technology for the Litigators Committee was created in 2004 which means we are celebrating our 10th year anniversary. In celebrating our decade, we would like to monthly sound bites, information, etc.,  representing changes in technology for litigators over the past 10 years.  If you have ideas or would like to contribute, please contact Harout Samra at Harout.Samra@dlapiper.com   or Angela Foster at FosterAtLaw@aol.com.

Technology for the Litigator Leadership

Cochairs Web Editors Newsletter Editors

Angela Foster

North Brunswick, NJ

Harout Samra

Miami, FL

Membership & Diversity Chair

Benjamin B. Coulter

Birmingham, AL

Multimedia Chair

Patrick Soon

Irvine, CA

Programs Chair

Danielle M. Panetta

Boston, MA

Book Publishing

Alexander Rusek

Okemos, MI

Chip Darius

Cromwell, CT

Cuyler Robinson

Chicago, IL

Roberto Martell

New York, NY

Alison Aubry Richards

Chicago, IL

Matthew T. Tipton

Dayton, OH

Martin T. Tully

Chicago, IL

Social Media Chair

Courtney E. Ward-Reichard

Minneapolis, MN

Brian Deitch (Co-Editor in Chief)

Austin, TX

Jennifer J. Sosa (Co-Editor in Chief)

New York, NY

Thomas P. Boggs

Huntington, WV

Marcus Ledergerber

New York, NY

Matthew R. Lindblom

Louisville, KY

Brooke J. Oppenheimer

Hartford, CT

Robert Redis

White Plains, NY