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Sipping From the Fire Hose: Techniques for Managing E-Discovery and Evidence in Litigation

On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at noon Pacific Time, I will present a webinar for SFTLA entitled “Sipping From the Fire Hose: Techniques for Managing E-Discovery and Evidence in Litigation.” If you are reading this post before...more

Third Circuit Invalidates President Obama’s Appointment Of Former NLRB Member Becker; Becomes Second Appellate Court To Rule NLRB...

In late January, the D.C. Circuit ruled in Noel Canning that President Barack Obama’s January 2012 recess appointments of Members Richard Griffin, Terrence Flynn (who has since resigned), and Sharon Block to the National...more

Colorado Legislative Session Ends Without Any Significant Oil and Gas Bills Passing

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, the Colorado legislative session came to a close without any significant oil and gas legislation being passed by the state legislature. The session was watched closely by the oil and gas...more

What the Pateaus Scandal Tells Us About Email Privacy

This article discusses the Patreaus affair from the standpoint of practical email privacy tips for lawyers, law firms, their clients, and families. A brief explanation is provided how emails (or even fake email addresses)...more

The Coming Tide- The Use of Social Media in Litigation

Every litigator knows another litigator who has been to battle over discovery of some social media issue. Like it or not, the internet and facebook are here to stay. ...more

Smith v. Trailer Estates Park and Recreation District

Final Judgment in favor of Trailer Estates Park and Recreation District

The attached Final Judgment in favor of my client, Trailer Estates Park and Recreation District, was entered by the Court following a seven (7) day non-jury trial. The Court found in favor of Trailer Estates Park and...more

California Enacts New e-Discovery Rules That Mirror Federal Court E-Discovery Rules – With One Exception

On June 29, 2009, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law the Electronic Discovery Act (“California EDA”). The California EDA took immediate effect as an urgency measure, “in order to eliminate uncertainty...more

Governor Approves Electronic Discovery Act

The Electronic Discovery Act, which was approved by Schwarzenegger on June 29, provides procedures for dealing with those seeking in discovery "electronically stored information." Please see full post for more information....more

Electronic Discovery Act Becomes Law in California, Effective Immediately

On June 29, 2009, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the state's Electronic Discovery Act ("the Act") into law, implementing new rules for electronic discovery in California civil cases. The Act closely tracks the...more

California Passes New Electronic Discovery Act Effective Immediately

On June 29, 2009, Governor Schwarzenegger signed into law California's Electronic Discovery Act, which is effective immediately. All discovery propounded or responded to must now comply with the new law. These rules are very...more

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