By now we’re all very familiar with just how rapidly and drastically the world changed a year ago as businesses around the globe shut down in response to the pandemic. Lawyers, just like everyone else, suddenly had to figure out how to continue handling matters and serving clients remotely. This was no small feat for an industry that still relies heavily on face-to-face contact in many instances.
For litigators, one of the biggest hurdles was figuring out how to navigate the deposition process in a world where no one could be in the same room together. Every aspect of depositions had to be reconsidered, and one of the most significant challenges was figuring out how to share exhibits in a way that was both secure and protected case strategy. According to Veritext Legal Solutions, over the last year proceedings included 10 to 15 exhibits and as many as 150 exhibit pages on average.