Categories for Deposition Services

The Court Reporter’s Role in Wrongful Termination Depositions

October 11, 2019 10:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The relatively recent spate of right-to-work laws has actually had a surprising effect on wrongful termination cases by increasing rather than reducing their number. Basically, by not being required to state specific reasons for termination, former employees find it easier to make discrimination claims. This often means court reporters are endlessly busy with workplace depositions in Phoenix, AZ. This is an important role, and here are five elements that define it: Accurately document company policy: A company’s policy is often the foundation of a wrongful termination defense. Employees may argue discrimination or ill treatment, but many employers argue that the... View Article

Tips to Help You Prepare for Interpreted Depositions

February 7, 2019 12:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Occasionally it is necessary for court officials to bring in language interpreters and translators into legal depositions. This most commonly occurs when the person being deposed either does not speak English or speaks very limited English as a second language and is more comfortable speaking in their native language. If you are called in to serve as an interpreter for a legal deposition in Phoenix, AZ, here are some tips that can help you get through it smoothly: Prepare: Before you head to the courtroom (or wherever the deposition is taking place), make sure you take some time to learn... View Article

Improving Documentation to Strengthen Legal Claims

August 2, 2018 9:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Documentation is a critical part of any legal practice. This is particularly the case when it comes to business dealings. Understanding how to handle a legal deposition in Phoenix, AZ is essential, whether you’re taking a case to trial or plan to settle out of court. Requirements vary from state to state, and ensuring that every detail is correct will be essential when the documentation is scrutinized. Experienced attorneys hone their skills in preparing legal documentation. As a client, it’s helpful to have a legal team that isn’t just expert in deposition services in Phoenix, AZ, but also can cut... View Article

Your Deposition Checklist

July 9, 2018 5:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your performance at a deposition can have a massive influence on your ability to win your case. Therefore, it’s important to come into a deposition as prepared as possible. There will be dozens of questions you’ll want to have answered, but that doesn’t mean you need to stick to a script for the entire deposition—you should be prepared to deviate and improvise based on your witness’s answers and behavior, and take on new lines of questioning as needed. The best way to ensure you address everything you want to cover is to create a checklist ahead of time. This will... View Article