February 18, 2021 Article

Remote Advocacy: Best Practices and Things to Know

Manage technology, time, and confidentiality like a pro.

By Daniel Garrie and Judge Gail Andler (Ret.), with contributions from Shradhha Patel

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed the legal world. Legal proceedings have traditionally been in-person activities, with counsel, parties, witnesses, and the judge, arbitrator, or mediator all physically present. However, the pandemic has caused a rapid turn to technology as many proceedings and functions typically deemed to be in-person activities have transitioned to being remote. For attorneys, especially litigation attorneys transitioning to remote trials and hearings, it is vital to be aware of some best practices associated with the relatively new concept of remote advocacy. 

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