Categories for Video Deposition

Deposition Tools: How We Use LiveNote, LiveLitigation and Zoom

March 19, 2020 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As busy lawyers, a significant amount of time is spent traveling—to and from court, the office, other lawyers’ offices and meeting with clients. Today more than ever, it’s important to have videoconferencing solutions that allow users in multiple locations to be able to communicate. It’s both time- and money-saving, and provides a higher level of service to the client. Of course, given the sensitive, private information that litigation involves, using software with enhanced security is a must. At Bartelt | Nix Reporting, LLC, we use three different tools for video depositions in Phoenix, AZ. Here’s an overview of what they... View Article

Using Zoom for Video Depositions

November 20, 2019 2:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Videoconferencing technology is a huge boon to the modern legal practice. Not only is it great for attorneys who need to work remotely, but it can also be used for video depositions, eliminating the need for clients or attorneys to travel as often. Although it’s always preferable to have a witness in the room for your deposition, clients and witnesses appreciate not having to schedule additional travel. Having a live video and audio feed is incredibly useful for everyone involved. At Bartelt | Nix Reporting, LLC, we love to work with videoconferencing clients. Our goal is to embrace technology and... View Article

Understanding the Power of Video Depositions

April 3, 2019 9:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In an age where cameras are everywhere, it may not be a surprise that they are commonplace in courtrooms across the country. One way video is used in court proceedings is for depositions, or oral statements a witness makes under oath. Depositions are a key part of the legal process, and more are being recorded offsite on video, rather than simply in the courtroom via a stenographer. So why would lawyers use video depositions in Phoenix, AZ? Read on for more information: The power of the moving image: One thing many lawyers try to do during a trial is discredit... View Article

Witnesses and Social Media: A Potentially Damaging Combination

March 25, 2019 5:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If attorneys had their way, their clients and witnesses would never use social media of any kind—it would make their jobs significantly easier. However, the reality is that Facebook has nearly 2 billion active users, and Twitter processes nearly 340 million tweets per day. What is particularly dangerous about social media postings is that they are much more permanent than a phone call or a comment made in person, and can easily be made public. Anyone involved in ongoing legal matters, including witnesses, must be careful about what they post on their social media platforms, as any information they share... View Article

Making the Most of Video Depositions

December 7, 2018 10:33 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Video depositions are quite common in today’s courtrooms, allowing judges and jurors to evaluate the nonverbal cues of a witness as well as what they have to offer to the case. This type of legal deposition in Phoenix, AZ is much more compelling and beneficial to the case than mere transcriptions and can be useful in providing additional witness testimonies that would not ordinarily be available due to location, time or monetary constraints. However, in order for the video deposition to be useful in the case, you want the deposition to be clear, concise and compelling to viewers. You need... View Article