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July 02, 2012

LiveDeposition.com Helps McDaniel Court Reporting Ensure Attendance During Depositions


By Nathesh
TMCnet Contributor

McDaniel Court Reporting & Video Conferencing reportedly leveraged LiveDeposition.com’s Web-based streaming deposition solution to remove the need for one to be present at a deposition, which is part of a litigation process.

As of now, depositions are the biggest time consumers for legal teams and with McDaniel Court Reporting, legal teams can have instant access to streaming depositions via LiveDeposition.com and save a lot a time.

For example, during a recent deposition process at the state of California, the attorney was present in San Francisco while the witness, court reporter and opposing counsel were at a business center in Paso Robles, California. Citing personal reasons, the witness requested to stay local and did not want to leave the area to testify. During the deposition process, McDaniel Court Reporting utilized the LiveDeposition.com service to assist in streaming real-time audio, video and text and ensured multiple attendees participated without any hindrances.


“LiveDeposition.com makes it simple for court reporters and court reporting agencies to stream real-time depositions,” explained Sharon McDaniel, owner of McDaniel Court Reporting and Video Conferencing, in a press release. “Our court reporter utilized a webcam attached to her laptop computer, which enabled our client in San Francisco, California to both question the witness and view the witness and his demeanor. The deposition lasted for approximately three hours and I was able to monitor the proceedings from my office in San Luis Obispo, without physically being at the deposition site.”

McDaniel Court Reporting asserted that it deals in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Court Reporting Services as well as California Depositions. It has three offices in which users can hire a Calif. Deposition Reporter, among other services, and have their California Court Depositions ready in a timely manner.

LiveDeposition.com added that it can offer many benefits to legal professionals, including reinforce presence during important depositions, easy access to feedback from team members through group chat, ability to observe witness’s demeanor through live video feeds, remotely connect all parties involved in legal proceedings, minimize pointless travel costs and more.

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