The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that industries all over the world have had to operate, and the legal field is no exception. Judicial practice and the interpretation of law must continue regardless of the Coronavirus or any other emergency factor.
In response, law firms and legal entities must now pivot their focus from traditional methods to the latest in technological advancements in order to get the job done. That’s where Magna Legal Service’s LegalVision (MLV) online deposition platform comes into play.
Magna is offering free video services, technical support, and custom virtual backgrounds for all April and May depositions, using Magna LegalVision.
What is Magna LegalVision?
With social distancing and widespread quarantines in effect across the country, law firms have had to get creative in order to carry out their duties. Fortunately, there is a virtual option available for conducting online witness depositions.
Magna LegalVision is a virtual solution that allows law professionals to conduct online witness depositions remotely. The LegalVision platform allows legal professionals to engage in real-time hearings, mediations, and depositions using nothing more than a laptop, PC, tablet, or even a mobile phone.
How Does LegalVision Work?
Magna’s LegalVision platform allows you to conduct your firm’s necessary business while keeping you and your clients safe and in compliance with state rules regarding social distancing. Our full suite of features helps your team work confidently and with peace of mind by employing safe and secure technology.
Our platform’s suite of features includes secure, fully-encrypted video streaming to assure your information stays confidential.
We take care of all the necessary staffing for your deposition. With Magna LegalVision, we can provide:
- A remote court reporter
- An online legal videographer with the ability to swear in witnesses
- Online interpreters
- A deposition manager, who will present your exhibits and demonstratives, manage annotations, and manage breakout rooms (moving people in between rooms, controlling room access and overseeing confidentiality)
Our tech support team will be with you throughout your entire hearing. Our platform provides a completely customizable experience where you can use a virtual background and dictate how the participants are displayed on screen. Our platform even allows you to chat securely and privately with other participants even while key witnesses are speaking.
Our tech services can also help to display evidence exhibits remotely and in real time. Your evidence is displayed in a format with legal professionals in mind. Using LegalVision’s powerful tools, participants are able to annotate and otherwise mark up evidence as it is presented and share those annotations with other participants securely using our in-app messenger function. Our IT services can build a database of your evidence and package it into an easy-to-decipher presentation format for those involved. We can even use the software platform to record the deposition for you and your client(s) to review.
With the included court reporter service, you’ll experience a near-instantaneous stream of your transcript even as testimony is happening. Our on-demand service provides your legal team with an indexed, searchable version of the transcript giving you powerful, remote tools that provide you with the leverage you need. You can rely on Magna Legal Services to keep your online deposition running smoothly and efficiently throughout the process.
Modernizing Your Law Firm
These are trying times for everyone. Businesses that fail to adapt to the changing climate, with its unique demands and difficult social constraints, run the risk of losing out. Your firm needs to differentiate itself from the rest of the pack. The Magna LegalVision online deposition platform is the point of differentiation that you need to rise above your competition.