NACDL - Organizing Information and Taking Notes for Criminal Cases

Organizing Information and Taking Notes for Criminal Cases

Attorneys need to establish methods for organizing information and taking notes. Relying on techniques used in college is probably not a good idea. Comparison tables, concept maps, and grid/table systems can help counsel take in and organize large amounts of data, often from sources that may be inaccurate. Lisa Steele discusses tools that will help attorneys analyze discovery and verbal information.