Choose the Experts in Remote Exhibit Presentation – Choose Huseby
The legal profession has long remained unchanged in core aspects, including key tools of advocacy such as evidence gathering and witness testimony. Then almost a year ago, almost overnight, the Covid-19 crisis and shelter-in-place orders forced counsel to re-invent the main mode of deposition, a critical component in the U.S. system of discovery and civil trial work. Covid-19 may change the profession for good.
Depositions, for now, are being taken largely online, with witnesses, counsel, court reporters, and others all participating remotely and from different locations. This abrupt change from in-person practice to a virtual deposition ultimately could lead to a “Law 2.0,” where remote deposition taking is the norm rather than the exception.
To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology. The new normal of remote depositions, and the technology that enables them, likely falls within this duty. Lawyers cannot simply put their cases and their obligations to their clients on hold until they can take depositions the old-fashioned way. Competent representation requires technological adaptation, now more than ever.
We at Huseby are taking steps and providing you with the tools necessary for a successful deposition. One of the biggest concerns clients have had surround exhibit presentation during remote depositions. This bears directly on which documents the lawyer uses to question the witness and how and when to use them (including whether and how to mark up any exhibit).
Other challenges arising from the use of remote exhibits include how to simultaneously present a document in real time to participants in different locations each remotely attending the deposition, how to introduce the document to the court reporter and witness, and how to have it stamped as an exhibit after it is introduced. But, that’s where Huseby steps in.
Huseby’s remote electronic exhibit management solutions take out the need for sending exhibits ahead of the deposition to all parties and the deponent--saving you and your team money, time, while also maintaining the element of surprise. We do all this with the idea of keeping you in control of your files. Some of the great features include:
- The only tool that truly maintains the same process as paper exhibits in a virtual space.
- Minimize or eliminate paper at depositions, with digital access to both newly presented and previously marked exhibits.
- Can be used locally or across the world.
- Practice mode allows you to become a pro before using the tool at your next deposition.
- Security is essential. All data is managed, stored and replicated in real-time at one of the most secure, HIPAA-compliant, data centers in the world. All data is 256-bit encrypted in transit.
- Easy to use. Schedule a demo today to see just how easy and intuitive the tool is to use.
What remote deposition platforms can I use?
Both of Huseby’s preferred platforms allow you to not only present exhibits, but also hand opposing counsel and the deponent a courtesy copy and access previously marked exhibits with ease. Huseby’s remote deposition solutions empower you, the attorney, to have all your exhibits instantly accessible during your deposition and provides you greater flexibility introducing exhibits to the deponent and opposing counsel.
You control exactly what part of an exhibit the deponent sees and when. Want to learn more? Click here.
Previously marked exhibits are available in both platforms! Previously marked exhibits can be accessed within the integrated exhibit presentation module on your HusebyConnect platform. With RingHuseby, your previously marked exhibits can be made available using Huseby FileShare. To learn more about Huseby FileShare, click here.
With Huseby, you have options! If you prefer having all the “bells and whistles” at your fingertips, using HusebyConnect, exhibits can be presented, annotated, stamped confidential and marked with an exhibit sticker – all in one platform. Previously marked exhibits can also be introduced from the exhibit history.
If you prefer a simpler platform, using RingHuseby, exhibits can be pre-marked and screenshared with ease. To see the two platform comparisons, click here.
We’ve also included a short video below that focuses on exhibit presentation within HusebyConnect.
Where can I get training for exhibit presentation?
Huseby can provide you with a private demo and training session anytime. We’ll work with your schedule to ensure ample opportunity to become comfortable with presenting your exhibits, answer any questions you may have, and walk through the many features and capabilities.
You can setup your demo by calling us at (800) – 333 – 2082 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also Live Chat with your local market manager instantly by going to our website www.huseby.com.
Also, be on the lookout for our next Remote Deposition Exhibit Presentation Workshop! If you would like to subscribe to our mailing list to stay up-to-date with the latest training sessions send us an email.