Esquire Viewpoint: Getting you ready for what's next in litigation
The world of litigation is rapidly evolving. Learn how to get more from your investments, improve outcomes and seize the opportunities inherent in change.
Of all the changes that COVID-19 imposed upon us, remote working has been one of the most profound. Now it has become a permanent fixture in full-time, part-time, or hybrid variations across many industries, including the legal profession. To understand how remote work affects attorneys’ day-to-day lives, Esquire executed a survey with litigators to explore…Read More
Conducting remote depositions during the COVID-19 pandemic required attorneys to litigate cases under unfamiliar circumstances as everyone coped with social distancing and other government health mandates fashioned in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of the circumstances, however, the litigator’s objective has always been the same: to create an accurate record of the deponent’s testimony…Read More
Historically, face-to-face depositions have been the norm in litigation. Even as technology has advanced over the last several decades, ushering the world into the internet age, legal practice has clung to tradition. In the last 15 years, there has been a steadily growing acceptance of technology’s role in litigation due in no small part to…Read More
This eBook reviews security measures deployed by Zoom and security measures that should be adopted by users of the platform. Together, they can create an information-sharing environment that meets the legal profession’s ethical obligation to take reasonable measures to protect client information from access by unauthorized persons in most uses.Read More
Remote depositions are an efﬁcient means of obtaining discovery at a time when few are able or willing to travel or gather in groups. More importantly, the reality for litigators today is that it is very difﬁcult to obtain a continuance until some future date when the public health crisis will abate sufficiently to allow in-person depositions to resume.Read More
Climate-related efforts have spread from the science community to politicians to regulators to activists – and now, increasingly, the courts. As of last May, the United States had 654 climate change litigation cases – almost three times that of the rest of the world combined – and the number of countries in which climate change…Read More ...
Got responsibilities? Of course you do, lots of them.
Competent lawyering means knowing the law, honing skills, and preparing thoroughly. But that’s just in reference to your cases. A whole other set of responsibilities is cropping up around the technologies you or your firm might use to do your work.Read More ...
The Internet of Things, among a handful of new technologies transforming the way we live, is also shaping up to be a ripe area for litigation. Expect to see claims around IoT security, privacy, data ownership and profit-sharing.Read More ...
An interesting experiment is under way in Colorado.
Policy makers have changed the rules of construction defect litigation in hopes of reengineering the housing mix. Condo development has essentially stalled despite the state’s status as a millennial magnet.Read More ...
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