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Creating Professional Court Reporting Presentations

April 28, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Court reporting is a vital job that is incredibly important in maintaining the course of justice. That being said, there are tons of things expected of a court reporter. PowerPoint is one item that many court reporters are required to help put together to help the trial and to help present information and facts. Tips for Professional Court Reporting Presentations There are some things that you can do to help ensure that your report is professional and that the presentation will relay what you want it to. It should also be accurate and easy to follow. The first thing to keep... View Article

5 Tips for Remote Depositions Using Zoom

March 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Remote depositions were already becoming more common before COVID-19 struck, and they have become very commonplace now. The courts have recognized that technology now exists to make it easier to allow people to give a disposition remotely from wherever they happen to be. This saves that person from the travel they would have had to endure to give their deposition, and it makes it easier to gather all the facts and information about a particular case. Thus, we want to provide a few quick tips for remote depositions via Zoom. Understand the Technology Do not try to stroll into the deposition without... View Article

Handling Screen Sharing Exhibits for Remote Depositions

March 14, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Remote depositions are the primary way that many courts hear testimony from people who cannot attend in person for whatever reason. The courts have allowed remote depositions to be entered into evidence more and more since COVID-19 restrictions made it necessary to allow people to use technology no matter where they happen to be at that moment. When conducting a remote deposition, it is important to know how to do some basic functions, such as share exhibits with the other side when called upon to do so.  Showing Exhibits on the Same Screen One of the things that all lawyers need... View Article

5 Things to Look for in a Video Conferencing Room

February 21, 2022 7:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Video conferences and legal proceedings now dominate the legal industry, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. While law is slow to adopt new technology and procedures, the pandemic forced litigators and court staff to think outside the office and courtroom. Today, video conferencing rooms are just as important as courtrooms. Even without health concerns involved, remote depositions and meetings save a lot of time, travel and money. Unfortunately, not every law firm can afford to create the perfect video conferencing room. That’s where Bartelt | Nix Reporting, LLC comes in: We offer private, fully functional video conferencing rooms for your important... View Article

Why Are Some Depositions Videotaped?

February 7, 2022 7:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Litigation is expensive, which drives some attorneys to try to keep costs low whenever possible. If there’s one area where you shouldn’t cut costs, it’s videotaping depositions. Think of video depositions as a necessary part of the process—and if you’re not willing to take video, that witness’s testimony might not be that important. Here’s why you should consider taping every deposition you take. Why depositions are videotaped Transcripts are an important evidentiary document. The written record makes it easy to analyze testimony, highlight contradictions and come prepared with impeachment material. Unlike video, however, it is much harder to infer tone.... View Article