What Attorneys Need To Know About Their Court Reporter At A Realtime Deposition

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When an attorney, judge or paralegal participates in a deposition with a realtime court reporter providing instantaneous translation of the testimony, there are best practices that the attorneys can employ to create a better record and get the most out of the realtime service.

Following are 10 tips for attorneys coming from a court reporter’s perspective:

1. Have your laptop computer available at a minimum 15 minutes before the deposition begins (30 minutes is preferred) so the court reporter can load necessary drivers into your computer and troubleshoot any comport issues.

2. If you don’t have realtime software on your laptop, request the court reporter to bring an extra laptop or netbook with realtime software installed and ready to go – “plug and play”’

3. As an alternative to Tip #2, ask the court reporting firm to have the court reporter bring Bridge or CaseViewNet (free software) to the deposition to be installed in your computer. For the installation of new software, it is essential you have your laptop available at least 30 minutes before the deposition is to begin. (You can go online to download the Bridge software at no cost.)

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