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
The rule of law is a delicate thing. If some individuals have more access to the justice system than others – say, the wealthy more than the indigent – faith in the entire institution falters.Read More ...
My first deposition seemed to go pretty well. It was 17 years ago. I left the room feeling good about how I handled a hostile witness. But when I read through the transcript a few days later, I cringed a bit. I hadn’t done quite as well as I initially thought. The questions I asked…Read More ...
It’s been more than a century since the invention of the legal pad, a staple of this profession (and, incidentally, Seinfeld’s canvas of choice for four decades).
Are you a legal pad lawyer? Or an iPad lawyer?Read More ...
With 40,000 members, the CLM is the largest insurance industry professional trade association for claims and litigation professionals. We are the consulting arm of the CLM, and we advise litigation and claim executives, law firms, and service and technology companies on how to make their businesses stronger.Read More ...
Court reporters have seen it all: successful depositions, failed depositions, civilized ones and heated ones. They’ve worked with meticulous attorneys, impulsive attorneys, those who stick to a script, and those who go with their gut.Read More ...
The business of law is constantly changing along with people, policies, and technology. We'll help you adapt to shifts in the legal environment and seize the opportunities change presents.
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