HOW THE LEGAL INDUSTRY IS STAYING SANE & PRODUCTIVE IN QUARANTINE

2020-05-12T11:37:07-07:00May 22nd, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working, Self-Care|

The coronavirus outbreak has placed a massive strain on traditional working arrangements. While litigation has not fully stopped, court slowdowns have made it very difficult to resolve most cases.   To ensure that business can continue, law firms and legal support companies have had to be flexible and adapt quickly. If you’ve suddenly found yourself [...]

HOW COVID-19 IS IMPACTING THE LEGAL INDUSTRY

2020-05-05T10:49:07-07:00May 14th, 2020|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

As the world adjusts to shelter-in-place orders and social distancing, every industry will face unique challenges. For years, many legal professionals have imagined that our work is recession-proof. The truth is, we are not immune to the effects of economic strain. In order to survive this pandemic, we’ll need to make sweeping changes to the [...]

CHOOSING TELEPHONIC VS. REMOTE DEPOSITIONS

2020-05-05T10:44:27-07:00May 12th, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Remote Working|

Are you planning to proceed with a remote deposition? When you prepare to take advantage of remote technology, you’ll find that you have two primary options available: teleconferences or videoconferences. But which is the correct choice for your case?  As a leading provider of both telephonic and remote videoconference depositions, we’re here to help you [...]

WHY YOU STILL NEED A VIDEOGRAPHER FOR YOUR VIDEOCONFERENCE

2020-05-22T10:48:49-07:00May 8th, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

As you plan your remote deposition, you’ll need to consider whether to hire a videographer for the proceeding. Many legal professionals have worked with videographers for in-person depositions. However, if the whole deposition is remote and takes place over videoconference, do you really even need a videographer? Won’t the meeting be recorded automatically? Today, we’re [...]

MAKING THE REMOTE OFFICE WORK FOR YOU

2020-05-05T10:38:32-07:00May 5th, 2020|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology, Personal Wellness, Remote Working|

As law firms across the country transition to remote offices, legal professionals have been forced to quickly adjust their workflow. This has created a steep learning curve, with most people focused on Zoom etiquette and monitoring frequent court status changes. As we begin to adjust to this new normal, it’s beneficial to consider the sustainability [...]

REMOTE DEPOSITION & CONFERENCING OPTIONS AT FIRST LEGAL

2020-04-21T15:35:03-07:00May 1st, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

As a result of the coronavirus, courts around the country have shut down. Law schools have transitioned to online learning and even BigLaw firms have reported pay reductions and layoffs. Legal professionals must now turn to remote technologies in order to keep the justice system operational and advocate for their clients. At First Legal, we’re [...]

3 TIPS FOR CLIENT RELATIONS DURING CORONAVIRUS

2020-04-21T16:26:46-07:00April 30th, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

This is a defining moment for the legal industry. COVID-19 has forced many legal professionals to adapt, changing how they deliver legal services and interact with clients, seemingly overnight. Businesses and individuals across the country are grappling with the economic and legal implications of coronavirus. At the same time, the demand for legal support has [...]

THE BEST REMOTE LEGAL TECHNOLOGIES OF 2020

2020-04-21T13:19:56-07:00April 28th, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

Before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the legal industry was poised for the most technologically advanced year in history. Now, in the wake of this public health crisis, the justice system has turned to real-time technologies to continue practicing law. From remote depositions to paperless exhibits, First Legal is here to support you in [...]

BEST PRACTICES FOR REMOTE DEPOSITIONS

2020-04-21T16:24:34-07:00April 24th, 2020|Covid, Depositions, Digital, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

Conducting a remote deposition can feel foreign for many legal industry veterans. When your established rituals have been disrupted, it’s more important than ever to prepare in advance. If you’ve scheduled a remote deposition as a result of COVID-19 social distancing measures, First Legal is here to help you succeed! We are doing everything in [...]

WEBINARS FOR THE ROAD AHEAD: STAYING INFORMED ABOUT COVID-19

2020-04-21T13:18:15-07:00April 21st, 2020|Covid, Legal Industry, Legal Technology|

For many of us, COVID-19 has put the world into overdrive. The rapid changes mean that staying up to date on the latest policies and practices can be extremely difficult. At First Legal, our goal is to support you while you navigate this crisis. As the legal industry moves to remote working, we are [...]