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Remote Depositions in a Post-Covid World

What started as an emergency development has now become a critical part of the legal infrastructure. Remote depositions, formerly somewhat rare and limited tools for times of absolute necessity, have now flourished in a hybrid world where efficiency and flexibility are essential.  As a leading expert explained to the American Bar Association, lawfirms are acting…

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Technical Requirements for a Remote Deposition

Remote depositions are now an immovable fact of life in the legal world. While they’ve really been around on the federal level for decades, the marriage of improving tech and necessity has recently made remote depositions standard procedure for law firms of any size. The ability to utilize today’s top legal technology gives these firms…

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Do I Need a Legal Videographer for Remote Deposition?

Not all remote depositions need to be recorded. However, just as recordings of in-person depositions are inadmissible in court unless a legal videographer creates them, you will also need a videographer for admissible remote depositions. Hiring a legal videographer for your remote deposition can come with a price tag of several hundred dollars plus additional…

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The Advantages of Remote Depositions

When global pandemic shutdowns were instituted in 2020, many lawyers turned to remote depositions as one of the few viable options for keeping the court system moving. As explained by the American Bar Association, what was once considered a Band-Aid to pull the court system through pandemic shutdowns quickly became part of standard operating procedure…

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10 Mobile Videoconference Deposition Best Practices

Fueled by the need to pursue justice while keeping safe amid the pandemic, mobile videoconferencing is transforming depositions, arbitrations, and overall communication in the litigation world. It’s also helping legal professionals comply with the lawyer’s duty of competence, which reads:  “To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in…

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Which Type of Court Reporting Services Are Best?

During legal trials, court reporters assist the judicial system in converting spoken speech into text. The reporter also generates official verbatim transcripts that attorneys, judges, and litigants may utilize.  Court reporters play an essential part in legal processes by keeping the record  of everything that happens. These employees are in charge of recording depositions, trials,…

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Stenographic and Digital Court Reporters vs Digital Recordings – What’s the difference?

Wondering about the difference between court reporters vs digital recordings? Digital reporting, often known as electronic reporting, uses audio recording devices to capture the proceeding. This type of court reporting has had its share of controversy, with some traditional stenographers claiming that digital reporting compromises accuracy and quality.  The confusion, however, really lives in the…

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How Do Remote Streaming Depositions Work?

With the rise of digital video platforms, attorneys can now rely on remote streaming to conduct depositions without the need to go through time-consuming commutes. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic led to disruptions across the world. Almost overnight, individuals and companies had to pivot to digital operations to deal with the government-implemented lockdowns and…

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Pros and Cons to Remote Depositions

Many industries have adopted new remote work policies that allow people to do their jobs without commuting to a physical workspace, and the legal industry is no exception. These days, remote depositions are happening more frequently, causing judges and attorneys to adapt to a new normal of remote work.  Some people really enjoy the remote…

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How to Conduct a Video Conference Deposition

The legal process is something that we’re often afraid to change. It’s steeped in history and tradition and there’s been little room in the past for innovation. The unexpected changes brought about by Covid have meant that we have moved to relying on video more than ever before. This has led to exponential growth in…

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