Categories for Video Deposition

Why Remote Depositions Are Here To Stay

February 15, 2023 8:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Why Remote Depositions Are Here To Stay  Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the door on in-person depositions, remote ones have become more popular and the norm. They are not going away any time soon, however. Lawyers and court reporters are now accustomed to conducting depositions remotely. It has proven to be more effective and convenient than ever.  Remote depositions have become more popular/the norm because of not only their convenience but also due to the fact that they are less costly than in-person proceedings. Just as one example, lawyers are now able to focus on the deposition instead of spending time... View Article

Expert Tips For Successful Screen Sharing Exhibits

February 15, 2023 5:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Screen sharing is a vital tool in today’s workplace. It provides employees with a front-row seat to move through software interfaces in real-time, resulting in enhanced collaboration, training and more. While it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of sharing your screen, there are a few things you should remember when presenting to others. We’ve put together this list of expert tips for successful screen sharing exhibits.  1. Use A Second Monitor A second monitor can help you boost productivity in a variety of ways. Students can use the extra screen space to study online, and businesses can... View Article

10 Tips for a Successful Remote Deposition

November 3, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Remote depositions were around long before the COVID-19 Pandemic, although the need for them did rise during that time. Remote depositions tend to be easier, quicker, and require less travel (if any at all). However, for a remote deposition to be successful, you do still need to prepare — not to mention have a reliable internet connection. If you are wondering how to have a successful remote deposition, let’s take a look at a few tips. Make Sure Your Witness Is Prepared – One of the most important things is to ensure your witness is fully prepared for the deposition. Though... 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

Seven Tips for Secure Zoom Meetings

January 13, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Client confidentiality remains an ethical obligation and priority in law offices. As remote depositions and conferences become the norm, the situation causes new issues regarding security for Zoom meetings. Zoom security for lawyers requires special handling, since mistakes can lead to bar complaints. Here are seven tips to keep your Zoom meetings secure: Protect with a password: Zoom allows you to password-protect your meetings. Set up a user ID and a unique password for every participant. They will need both to attend the meeting. Send the password through an email or text. Once you conclude the meeting, retire that password... View Article