Practicing Litigation Virtually - Interesting Statistics

by LawSpaceMatch


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Are you in your Pajamas for a Deposition or Not?  Here are some Stats 

Practicing Law Institute polled 100 attorneys - with the largests responses from Biglaw firms (31.18%), 23.66% from small firms and 23.66% from midsize firms - to find out how things have worked out when practicing law virtually during the pandemic.

Which software are these attorneys using?  Zoom wins with 77.78% using this platform then Microsoft Teams  (9.09%) and Webex in third with 8.08%.

Almost 62% of respondents reported that they always wear formal business attire for virtual hearings and depositions. The majority of respondents, about 80%, reported that they never wear pajamas or loungewear for virtual hearings and depositions.

We all heard about the "Cat meeting"?  And there is only one "Cat Lawyer"   https://abovethelaw.com/2021/02/im-not-a-cat-the-best-zoom-court-mishap-yet/?rf=1   Almost 60% of respondents reported that they would indeed be able to immediately turn off a cat filter if necessary.

How often are cameras on for virtual hearings and depositions?   68.63% of lawyers say always.  27.45% say somethines and 3.92% say never. 

See the full article below.   

https://abovethelaw.com/2021/03/some-of-the-tech-mishaps-lawyers-have-experienced-during-virtual-court-are-bonkers/?utm_campaign=PLI%20Unprecedented&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=118510334&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9AN2pfmhr_dl-AJs0iCMxs25WpM61oEYC3NBECSfjeNjcVIWBJrpbTpK8wczrvT4ELeJeTv4eKQ8TOk5xZxdy-p2Xkrw&utm_content=118510334&utm_source=hs_email


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