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The Ultimate Strategy for Drafting Deposition Summaries

2021-10-07T20:29:41-07:00October 7th, 2021|Depositions|

Well-documented and neatly formatted deposition summaries are extremely useful during the course of a trial. Unfortunately, although these summaries are great for a quick reference, they can also be tiresome to create. To help you get started, we’re sharing our tips to write the best deposition summary. The Basics of a Deposition Summary Deposition summaries [...]

Best Practices for Your Virtual Trial Presentation

2021-09-10T15:19:02-07:00October 7th, 2021|Business Development, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Trial Presentation|

After months of quarantine and social distancing, most of us are pretty familiar with remote work! However, as virtual hearings and trials become increasingly common, many participants are still feeling unsure about best practices for their virtual trial presentation. In this article, we’re going to provide tips for the different stages of trial presentation [...]


2021-10-07T07:26:58-07:00October 7th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As a result of coronavirus, the legal industry of 2020 differs from anything we’ve seen before. Fortunately, remote technologies have made it possible for litigants to get justice despite the pandemic. In the past few months, attorneys across the country have adapted to social distancing measures and changing court procedures - continuing to advance cases [...]

The Top Considerations for Your Remote Court Hearing

2021-10-06T19:18:11-07:00October 6th, 2021|Depositions|

Preparing for your remote court hearing can be a daunting task. Whether this is your first remote proceeding or whether you’re a seasoned professional, there’s always something more to learn. Although the process can feel unnatural, it can also be very effective if you commit to the proper preparation. In this article, we’ve put together [...]


2021-10-05T19:12:06-07:00October 5th, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Feeling disconnected from your staff? The truth is, there’s no such thing as too much communication! Following the shift to remote working, many law firm executives have been feeling disconnected. While many states have made significant progress towards reducing coronavirus spread, law firms are still unsure whether remote work will be a long-term change. Open [...]

Remote Technology Tools to Consider in 2021

2021-10-13T16:01:35-07:00October 5th, 2021|Depositions|

When law firms began social distancing, many felt unprepared for the transition to remote work. Now that we’ve been practicing virtually for a few months, you’re probably better positioned to identify inefficiencies in your remote workflow. Whether you’re planning to continue remote work or you’re eager to get back to the office, it may be [...]


2021-10-04T19:58:36-07:00October 4th, 2021|Legal Industry, Remote Working|

There’s no question that the legal industry has felt the impact of coronavirus, but not all practice areas have been impacted equally. In fact, there has been a surge in demand for debt counsel, data security attorneys, and contract lawyers. Business interruptions have become increasingly common. When companies are unable to fulfill their legal obligations, [...]

5 Tips for Your Virtual Arbitration

2021-10-04T08:59:12-07:00October 4th, 2021|Depositions|

As coronavirus spreads throughout the United States, more and more disputes arise between businesses and consumers. Supply-chains have been disrupted, employees laid off, and corporations may be unable to honor existing contracts. Due to social distancing guidelines, legal professionals have been forced to consider alternative methods of dispute resolution. Today, we’re going to explore one [...]


2021-10-01T20:31:15-07:00October 1st, 2021|Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As coronavirus testing becomes more broadly available, many states have begun the slow process of reopening the economy. While the legal system never shut down completely, we’ve made many modifications to our usual workflow. We’ve adapted to working remotely and learned how to keep our cases moving forward. Now, there’s a new challenge on the [...]

Managing Difficult Witnesses in a Remote Deposition

2021-10-01T09:13:11-07:00October 1st, 2021|Depositions|

Managing a difficult or hostile witness is unpleasant during a standard deposition. When a witness is uncooperative, it jeopardizes the usefulness of the transcript. The deposition process becomes more manageable with time and practice. However, when you’re conducting a remote deposition, you may find yourself questioning your tried-and-true strategies. Without nonverbal cues and body language, [...]