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Covid-Enforced Virtual Working Boosts Litigators’ Confidence In Tech Skills

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | November 2, 2021

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…

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eBook: Seven Keys to a Perfect Deposition Transcript

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | August 18, 2021

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…

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eBook: COVID-19’s Impact on the Future of Virtual Depositions

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | May 10, 2021

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…

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eBook: Make Your Zoom Meeting as Secure as Possible

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | March 11, 2021

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.

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eBook: Elements of a Strong Remote Deposition Protocol

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | February 23, 2021

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.

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Who’s got your fingerprint and what are they doing with it?

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | November 16, 2017
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Pretty amazing: Workers can now punch in simply by touching a fingerprint scanner. The technology, however, is a landmine in what one writer calls “the next class-action battleground.”

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Litigation finance: an emerging trend

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | November 8, 2017
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Litigation finance, a term that didn’t resonate with most of us five years ago, now signifies a rapidly growing way that legal bills are getting paid.

Industry watchers are examining the potential of the funding instrument to change the way litigation happens, support the growth of innovative firms, and enrich investors. Also being tracked are the risks to the emerging practice.

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Trick, treat, or travesty? Tales from the legal crypt

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | October 30, 2017
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It’s fun to be spooked when it’s candy-hunting kids in costumes but kind of creepy if you find yourself in a twisted legal situation. To mark the holiday, here’s a smattering silly or strange stories from our world:

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Survey says…9 out of 10 attorneys provide pro bono services

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | October 26, 2017
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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.

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New complexities for corporate counsel around cyberattacks

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | October 20, 2017
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A cyberattack can rain pain onto businesses that are victimized. The crime ruins reputations, shatters relationships, and drains resources as you struggle to contain the crisis.

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Six ways to unleash your inner rainmaker

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | October 13, 2017
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The internet continues to dismantle institutions. Two decades ago, consumers would buy everything they needed from one or two department stores. Then the internet came along, and that became the store: Consumers searched first for the product they wanted, hardly caring at all which retailer it came from. If it came from Sears, great. Amazon? That was great, too.

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Eight ways legal departments can maximize value of litigation services

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | October 4, 2017
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Law firms used to choose their own service providers.

Almost universally, they hired their favorite firms for court reporting, copying, records retrieval and review, mediation and arbitration, investigation, interpreting, jury selection, e-discovery and more.

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Transcripts make great teachers

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | September 28, 2017
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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…

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Quiz: Are you a legal pad lawyer or an iPad lawyer?

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | September 21, 2017
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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?

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Tackling shared challenges of firms & clients

By Esquire Deposition Solutions | September 15, 2017
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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.

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