Conducting Depositions Online: What You Need to Know In These Pandemic Times

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 62 minutes
Recorded Date: September 02, 2020
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  • Litigating in the New Abnormal
  • Understanding the Rules Governing Remote Depositions
  • Remote Services for Online Proceedings and Record Capture
  • Before the Deposition
  • Day of the Proceeding
  • During the Proceeding
  • After the Proceeding
  • Keeping Your Information Secure
  • Remote Trials and Arbitrations
  • Next Steps
Runtime: 1 hour, 2 minutes
Recorded: September 2, 2020


As the volume of litigation continues to climb and the availability of professional court reporters continues to dwindle, law firms and corporations need reliable alternatives to soundly producing the written record. It takes more than a webcam and an internet connection to safely and securely undertake the process of moving your depositions forward online. A complete understanding of what remote options are available and how they work is critical to avoiding common pitfalls in this area. You can take immediate action to become proficient in taking and defending depositions remotely and inject new efficiencies into the way your depositions are managed.

This program allows you to witness firsthand how important cloud-based functions work in remote depositions.

This program was recorded on September 2nd, 2020.

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American Bar Association


Avi Stadler

General Counsel
Esquire Deposition Solutions, LLC

Avi Stadler is General Counsel of Esquire Deposition Solutions, a national provider of deposition management solutions and court reporting services, based in Atlanta, which he joined in May of 2014. He also serves as the Chief of Staff for the CEO.

Prior to joining Esquire, from 2010-14, Avi was counsel in the litigation department of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan where he represented the financial industry in federal and state court, arbitrations, investigations and regulatory actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the state of Georgia and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He also litigated cases involving business disputes, professional liability, intellectual property, employment discrimination, and white collar crimes. From 2006 to 2008, he was a partner at the firm and from 2002-06 an associate.

In between tours of duty at Sutherland, he was the director of professional development at McKenna Long & Aldridge where he was responsible for firm-wide training initiatives and talent management and acted as chair of the firm’s associate compensation committee as well as counseled attorneys on their career development and goals.

A former adjunct professor at Georgia Tech, Stadler served as a law clerk for the Honorable Julie E. Carnes of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He is currently on the board of directors for the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. Avi graduated as the First Honor Graduate from Emory University School of Law and was the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the Emory Law Journal.

Avi is a cum laude graduate of Duke University with a degree in public policy studies.

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