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Legal Videography: More to It Than Meets the Eye

March 20, 2017 2:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Is your next deposition a good fit for legal videography? It might be especially if you’re trying to make an impact at trial. When are videographers utilized? They’re used in addition to court reporters and are hired to record courtroom depositions, testimonies, crime scene recreation, and even the signing of legal documents such as wills. Generally, one attorney will hire both the court reporter and the videographer. The legal videographer will bring and set up their camera, tripod, portable lighting and any other necessary equipment prior to the beginning of the event. Why Not Just Use a Court Reporter? Court... View Article

What does it take to be an expert witness?

March 6, 2017 11:43 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On television, it might seem that an expert witness can appear at any time to testify in any situation but in real life, it takes experience and preparation. Before agreeing, be sure you understand the rules and expectations. Federal Rule 702 defines Expert Witness  You can’t just walk off the street, even as a professional, and testify. The federal government defines expert testimony in Rule 702 as, “A witness who is qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education if” the following is applicable: The scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will make it easier to understand... View Article