Muting Audio and Video -
It is critical that the participating attorney as well as all witnesses and client representatives be hyper-focused on appropriate muting of audio and video when doing virtual events.
Back when things were “normal,” our surroundings gave us visual cues as to whether we were in a place where we could have a private discussion. Participating in a virtual hearing, mediation, deposition or arbitration is much different.
Originally published in the ABA Journal.
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