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Three Essentials When Taking a Deposition

Whether you are using your deposition for education about the opposing party’s case or to lock down statements or to preserve testimony for trial or to size-up a witness, you will want your transcript record to be clear and understandable.  Knowing that depositions are critical in securing evidence and recognizing that they can be one of the most expensive costs related to pretrial discovery, particularly when a deposition is being noticed to elicit testimony from an expert witness, we, as court reporters, would like to respectfully share some of the more common snares we have encountered in producing countless transcripts over the years, and offer modest suggestions that will assist you in attaining a usable transcript as you craft your record.  Continue reading