Solutions Analyst

Julie has over three years of experience in processing and data analysis, workflow management, and design. She has been a certified ACEDS E-Discovery Specialist since January 2015 and is a licensed attorney in Washington state. Julie has a B.A. in Criminal Justice and History from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and a J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul Minnesota.

The Importance of BCC in Deduplication

Published Mon, November 27, 2017 by Julie Shefchik, Esq, CEDS

Hashing for deduplication to reduce an investigation or review corpus is a necessary standard practice in today’s ediscovery market, which is primarily concerned with reducing costs and proportionality. Do you and your ediscovery provider understand all the implications of hashing emails using different tools? At least two of the most popular processing tools have BCC as an opt-in option instead of a standard setting. But, why does this matter?

Best practices and standards in response to EDRM’s Processing Standards Guide

Published Thu, March 19, 2015 by Julie Shefchik, Esq, CEDS

EDRM recently published a draft of their Processing Standards Guide, a general software-agnostic standard for data processing in the fast paced field of ediscovery. This document is a welcome breakthrough and it falls in line with EDRM’s many standards guides. This guide, in particular, looks at the concerns and considerations that arise when processing data, and it begs the question, what should the client’s expectations be when it comes to processing standards?

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