In today’s litigation environment, both legal teams and businesses need simplified ways to manage and review documents, including electronically stored information (ESI) and paper-based documents. OPVEON provides a full range of ESI processing services and technical solutions to support the e-discovery process.
With our dedicated staff, strategic partners and powerful suite of software tools, we provide the following services and solutions to help you better manage your e-discovery needs in a value based cost and effective manner.
Information Services/Information Management concerns how your organization manages information internally on a daily, on-going basis. Among other things, this includes:
Identification involves determining the location, scope, and scale of potentially discoverable ESI (Electronically Stored Information). Among other things, this includes:
Preservation requires ensuring potentially relevant records are not altered or destroyed during the pendency of a lawsuit. The duty to preserve starts at the time the filing of a lawsuit is “reasonably foreseeable,” and can require coordination between legal and technological fields. Issues involved in preservation include:
Collection of paper and electronic data determined at the identification phase to be potentially relevant should be complete enough to satisfy the potential scope of discovery requests and relevant data based on facts and issues in the case. This will allow for the most efficient processing, review, analysis, and production of data. Issues to be addressed at this stage include:
Processing normalizes data and reduces the volume of ESI to be reviewed for privilege, responsiveness, and further analysis in connection with factual and legal issues in a given case. Although some processing occurs before the analysis phase, inevitably additional processing will occur after the analysis phase when determinations have been made as to which populations may be responsive or likely to yield responsive data. At this initial processing stage, it is important to consider (or focus more closely on), among other things:
Production means providing copies of relevant records to opposing counsel in an agreed-upon format for use during discovery and at trial. Depending on the volume of data to be produced, production may be made in hard copy or electronic format.
Presentation is key to convincing a judge or jury that you should win. Efficient communication of your facts and arguments using a combination of high-tech and low-tech methods should tell your client’s story clearly and simply. Electronically present evidence at summary judgment hearings to help the judge focus on key excerpts or use litigation presentation software at client, expert, and witness preparation meetings. For trial, you may want (among other things):
We would love to talk to you about your next e-discovery processing or document review project. From data processing to online review platforms, we have a solution to meet almost any budget.Contact Us