Categories for Remote Depositions

Important Reminders for Your Next Remote Deposition

October 1, 2021 7:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We’ve gotten used to remote depositions during the pandemic—but that doesn’t mean you should become complacent. When you’re getting ready to conduct your next remote deposition, consider these important reminders and tips. Not only will they help you to put your best foot forward, they’ll ensure that you’re as relaxed, calm and comfortable as possible. That translates well into your deposition performance! Here are our best reminders and tips for your next remote deposition. Check the local rules: Depending on where your remote deposition is taking place, you may have different local rules than you’re used to. Take the time... View Article

The Benefits of Remote Depositions

August 30, 2021 11:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly highlighted the benefits of remote depositions. Even with a serious pandemic raging, lawyers, witnesses, judges and court staff were able to keep the wheels of justice turning. As the pandemic winds down and more of the population gets vaccinated, we’ll largely see a return to in-person proceedings. However, remote depositions are here to stay—and that’s a good thing. Here are the main benefits of remote depositions, even when you’re not in lockdown. Future projections During the worst days of the pandemic, about 90 percent of depositions took place remotely. However, experts are predicting that they’ll... View Article

10 Etiquette Tips for a Successful Remote Deposition

July 30, 2021 12:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

By now, you’ve undoubtedly conducted at least one remote deposition. They’re the best way to keep legal proceedings going while protecting others from COVID-19—plus, they’re faster, easier and require a lot less travel. A successful remote deposition relies on fast internet connection, preparation and an understanding of what you can do to help make the process run smoothly. With that in mind, here are 10 deposition etiquette tips to make the most of your remote proceeding: Practice ahead of time: The best prepared attorneys will have practiced ahead of time. Have your colleagues help you test your equipment and your... View Article

Ways to Prepare Your Deponent for Online Deposition

June 2, 2021 11:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By now, you’ve probably conducted at least a few online court proceedings. Even though the worst of the pandemic seems to be over and courts are reopening, you’ll almost certainly conduct more in the years to come. Remote proceedings make the justice system more accessible to the public, and save lawyers a lot of time and money. While preparing your deponent in Phoenix, AZ looks a little different than it used to, it’s easy to adjust your technique for the new technology. Here are our best tips to get the most out of your witness: Let them know that this... View Article

Crucial Tips for a Successful Remote Deposition

May 4, 2021 10:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By now, most litigators have engaged in remote depositions and other courtroom proceedings. COVID-19 has created a massive shift in how the legal practice operates—and even when things go back to “normal,” it’s likely that remote proceedings will continue to happen across the country. They’re convenient, and they save time and money. However, it takes some preparation and practice to help them go smoothly. Here are our best tips for a successful remote deposition in Phoenix, AZ: Test your internet connection: The most important consideration for any remote deposition is your internet connection. Slow connections will freeze or distort the... View Article