Taking Depositions by Videoconference in the Age of COVID-19
NO CLE CREDIT
Michael Hance covers how to operate Zoom technology to conduct depositions, best practices for the witness and court reporter, how to video record the deposition, and how to use exhibits in this format. He also includes discussion of the new Ky. laws/orders that allow for the court reporter to be separate from the witness.
Rick Coulter discusses and demonstrates the use of Zoom for remote depositions during the pandemic. Examples include etiquette, what to do and not do, and different formats of presenting exhibits to witnesses. An actual court reporter, in a remote location, will demonstrate how remote witnesses are sworn in—connecting to a realtime feed from the remote reporter.
About the speakers:
Michael Hance helps people whose lives have been changed by the negligence of others at his Louisville firm of Hance & Srinivasan, P.L.L.C. He is a past recipient of the Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer award and is a Past President of the Kentucky Justice Association.
Rick Coulter is an owner in Coulter Reporting, LLC, a court reporting firm based in Louisville, and has provided court reporting services to Louisville area legal professionals for more than 35 years as an experienced and respected court reporter. Additionally, Rick is the founder and owner of Power Presentations, LLC. Rick combines his experience in the litigation process with his extensive knowledge of trial presentation software and the latest courtroom technology to create powerful and convincing presentations.