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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.

Big Data: Concerns and E-Discovery Processes

The amount of data stored on a typical company's servers, individuals' laptops, and personal devices is a major concern for corporate counsel.

Predictive Coding and Technology-Assisted Review: Hype or Need?

A brief analysis of new buzzwords in the legal-technology world.

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. The next newsletter issue is scheduled to be published in early 2014. We are currently looking for articles (750–2000 words) and News and Development contributions (200–700 words). Those interested should email Brian Deitch.

TFL to Host Four Programs at the Section Annual Conference in Scottsdale!

The 2014 SAC will take place on April 9–11, 2014 at The Phoenician, in Scottsdale, AZ and will offer 40 CLE sessions including 3 plenaries and feature 150 of the nation’s most respected judges, academics and trial lawyers. TFL is hosting two programs and cohosting two more.

Upcoming Events

There are a number of CLE opportunities and other events coming up in the realm of technology that might be of interest to litigators.

Get Involved!

The committee is looking for authors for articles about technology and related cases (see above announcement) as well as any volunteers to handle a variety of other duties.

Technology for the Litigator Leadership

Cochairs Web Editors Newsletter Editors

Angela Foster

New 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

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