Bar Talk November: Legal News You Need to Know - IndyBar Blog

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Posted on: Dec 1, 2017

The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

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More than Just a Small Victory: My Experience at the 2017 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit
By Victoria L. Bailey, Marion County Public Defender Agency
The chance to attend this year’s AJEI was more than a small victory. It was precisely what I needed (precisely when I needed it) to get reinvigorated and to recommit myself to the cause of public defense. While the entire program was outstanding, there were two sessions I found particularly impactful.
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Recent Proposed Rule Amendments May Have a Big Impact on Marion County Criminal Law Practitioners: Part 2, State Rules
By Jeffrey A. Baldwin, Voyles Vaiana Lukemeyer Baldwin & Webb
The Indiana Supreme Court recently announced several rule changes, effective January 1, 2018, that may have a big impact on criminal law practitioners.
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Environmental Consultant, Say What?! Top Tips for Working with Your Consultant
By Nicholas Gahl, Gahl Legal Group
This article focuses on the consultant’s perspective. What makes the relationship work? The following is a compilation of suggestions from various consultants intended to be feedback to environmental counsel. So, whether confronted with a new courtship or trying to maintain your connection, here’s what you need to know from the consultants themselves.
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Filter Your Way to Less Data
By Helen Geib, QDiscovery
Companies of all types and sizes are drowning in data. A major consequence for corporate litigation is that data filtering to reduce volume is an essential part of eDiscovery. The good news is there are a number of proven, cost-effective strategies and technology tools for filtering at the identification and processing stages.
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Addressing Data Breaches During Due Diligence—What is a Buyer (and Seller) to Do?
By James Butz and Caroline Thee, both of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Data breaches are becoming increasingly problematic during the due diligence stage of transactions. Find out investigating action items in this article.
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