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We help law firms with their information needs in litigation and in managing their firms

We help law firms with their information needs in litigation and in managing their firms

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  • Third Coast Consultants What we do for law firm management
  • Third Coast Consultants We save you money, time, and stress
  • The choice
    • Manage data now
    • OR
    • Pay employees and outside counsel to review massive amounts of data later
    • Risk security breaches and loss of confidential information
  • WHY THAT CHOICE?
    • 93% OF ALL DOCUMENTS CREATED ARE ELECTRONIC
    • OVER 90% OF THOSE ARE NEVER REDUCED TO PAPER
    • DOCUMENT ≠ RECORD THAT MUST BE KEPT
    • EVERYONE IS INVOLVED IN LITIGATION OR GOVERNMENT COMPLIANCE NEEDING IMPORTANT E-DOCUMENTS
  • WHY THAT CHOICE?
    • Disconnect between IT, disaster recovery & legal departments
    • Portability of electronic data – external hard drives, PDAs, thumb drives, home computers
    • Ease of storage
    • Ineffective policies
    • Disgruntled employees
    • Forwarding information
    • Email!!!!!!!
  • Email & Digital Voice
  • Wait for litigation or enforcement
    • Employees reassigned to find information
    • Employee cost to review information and prepare for legal
    • Internal review
    • Outside counsel review
    • No documented processes = invitation to ask for back up media, forensic examinations
  • Wait for litigation or enforcement
    • Lower productivity
    • Higher cost
    • Greater likelihood of releasing attorney-client material, confidential files
    • Reviewing useless information
  • Or Manage Data Now
    • Audit current practices
    • Create systems that people will use
    • Identify technological solutions
    • Set up document retention/destruction that is based on sound business need
    • Coordinate IT, disaster recovery and legal needs
    • Initiate system for litigation hold
  • We can do it ourselves!
    • Why haven’t you?
    • Who has the experience or background to bridge legal needs, IT and disaster recovery?
    • Who has time?
    • Who can get all attorneys to follow rules?
    • Who will follow up/revise?
    • Who will testify that the processes and policies were business driven and reasonable?
  • why Third Coast Consultants ?
    • Experienced auditors of electronic and human systems
    • Tailored solutions
    • Educators for the human part of the solution
    • Follow up to ensure policies and procedures work for your business and employees
    • External justification for system in event of litigation
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION www.3rdcoastconsultants.com