The Discovery Update E-Letter Articles

01Nov2013

Taking a Telephonic Deposition: Breaking Down the Basics

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By Jana D. Lamanna
Deposing witnesses who are located outside your state or great distances away is an issue that attorneys often face. Clients are concerned about litigation costs and prefer not to incur travel expenses, and witnesses are not always willing or able to travel to be deposed.
01Sep2009

Videoconferencing: Making a Strong Comeback in a Weak Economy

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By Barbara Lynch
During the discovery process, when people can’t be in the same location at the same time, videoconferencing is a very convenient way of communicating while still being able to observe facial expressions, mannerisms, and body language. According to an article last month in Portland’s Oregonian newspaper,
01Mar2009

Realtime: Are You Using it to Your Advantage?

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By Barbara Lynch, Staff Writer
Realtime, the instantaneous translation of the court reporter’s stenographic notes into English, first caught broad public attention over fifteen years ago. Once primarily limited to the major metropolitan areas, realtime’s availability has spread throughout the country over the last decade with a very high percentage of depositions reported nationwide being reported in realtime.