The The Lawyer's Guide to Summation iBlaze / Edition 2

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CT Summation iBlaze gives you complete control over litigation evidence by bringing all you need-transcripts, documents, issues, and events, to your fingertips in one easy-to-use software program. Working in close collaboration with CT Summation, author and noted technology speaker Tom O'Connor has developed this easy-to-understand guide designed to quickly get you up and running on CT Summation software. Fully up-to-date, covering the latest version of iBlaze, the book features step-by-step instructions on the functions of iBlaze and how to get the most from this powerful, yet easy-to-use program.

Organized from the perspective of working with evidentiary documents, The Lawyer's Guide to CT Summation iBlaze, Second Edition explains the program's system of storing and recalling disparate types of evidence, and walks you through CT Summation's entire integrated litigation-support product line. Helpful screenshots throughout illustrate all the procedures being discussed, and "Practice Pointer" sidebars illustrate the processes where Summation can make the task of managing litigation more efficient for you. If you're looking to make CT Summation iBlaze software work harder for you, or if you simply want to evaluate the features of iBlaze to see if it's right for you, this is the perfect book for you.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604422061
  • Publisher: American Bar Association
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author vii

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword to the First Edition xi

Introduction xv

Part I Core Features 1

Chapter 1 Opening a Case 3

CT Summation iBlaze's Refreshed Interface 5

Chapter 2 The Case Explorer 7

Review Sets 8

Tagging & Foldering 8

Chapter 3 Organizing Your Evidence 11

Transcripts 11

Digest Files 12

Notes 13

Rapid-Fire Digesting 14

The Core Database 15

Chapter 4 Searching in Your Evidence 21

General Tools 21

Quick Search 22

Fuzzy Search 22

Vocabulary 22

Blended Search 22

Transcripts 25

Single Transcript 25

Multiple Transcripts 25

Saving a Search 27

Searching Notes 27

Searching the Database 28

Central Case Directory 30

Part II Popular Features 33

Chapter 5 Transcripts 35

Realtime 35

CT Summation iBlaze Transcript Highlighting 37

Right-Mouse Button Functions 38

Evidence Links 41

Chapter 6 ocrBase 43

Chapter 7 Electronic Evidence 45

Chapter 8 Orchestrating Your Case 47

Part III Using CT Summation iBlaze 51

Chapter 9 Using CT Summation iBlaze in Your Practice 53

Organize 53

Search 54

Orchestrate 54

Case Timeline 55

Starting the Case 55

Investigation 57

The Discovery Phase 59

Pre-Trial: Motions Practice and Hearings 62

Pre-Trial: Witness and Exhibits Lists 63

Settlement 64

Trial 64

Post-Trial 65

Appendix A Native-File Electronic Document Discovery 67

The Client Source Computer System 68

Deconstructing the PST 68

Using the eDiscovery Console in CT Summation iBlaze 69

Delivery from the Client Using CD Volumes 70

Reviewing the E-mail Messages and Attachments in a CT Summation iBlaze Case 73

Reviewing Family Summaries in CT Summation iBlaze 74

Appendix B Integrated Architecture for Remote Access and Case Collaboration 77

The Case Explorer in WebBlaze 78

Transcripts and Notes in WebBlaze 81

Documents in WebBlaze 81

CT Summation's CaseVault ASP Hosting Service 82

The CaseVault Case Explorer 82

Transcripts in CaseVault 83

Documents in CaseVault 84

Mix and Match: Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere Access 84

Briefcasing Document Information 87

Index 93

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