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Jane’s Tip: How to get the Best Court Reporter for Your Deposition

Diamond’s president and founding partner, Jane Sackheim, provides advice on how to optimize using our services. Today’s tip will help you get the court reporter that best fits your needs. Litigation subject matter and deposition schedules vary. For this reason, it is best practice to have the court reporter whose skills and availability fits your [...]

Jane’s Tip: Legal Videography

Diamond’s president and founding partner, Jane Sackheim, provides advice on how to optimize using our services. Today’s tip is about Legal Videography. Have you used legal video? A useful companion to the transcript, a video brings testimony to life and adds credibility to the record. The DVD of the video can by synched with the [...]

Jane’s Tip: Using an Interpreter in a Deposition

Diamond’s president and founding partner, Jane Sackheim, provides advice on how to optimize using our services. Today we feature another great tip on how to get the most out of your court reporting experience. If an interpreter will be present, notify the court reporting agency, and indicate the language that will be translated. Diamond offers [...]

Jane’s Tip: Prepare Before a Deposition

Diamond’s president and founding partner, Jane Sackheim, provides advice on how to optimize using our services. Today we include another great tip on how to get the most out of your court reporter. Preparation before the deposition is crucial. Taking a few steps before will help your court reporter provide the best record. Scheduling your [...]

Jane’s Tip: Speak one at a time in Depositions

Diamond’s president and founding partner, Jane Sackheim, provides advice on how to optimize using our services. Today we include another great tip on how to get the most out of your court reporter. It’s easy to become involved in the testimony and forget the court reporter is there, but keep in mind that they are [...]

Jane’s Tip: Realtime Reporting

Realtime Reporting technology allows your team to highlight parts of the transcript as it is recorded. The service adds another facet to the record. If you are using Realtime Reporting, it is best to have a second member of your legal team monitor and mark the feed while you question the witness. The second person [...]

Jane’s Tip: Provide a Glossary of Terms at Deposition

Diamond’s president and founding partner, Jane Sackheim, provides tips and advice on how to optimize using our services. Today we include one on how to get the most out of your court reporter. When using a court reporter for a deposition, there are often terms that are foreign to non-experts. A glossary of terms is very [...]