12 Ways to Avoid a Trial Technology Superbowl-style Courtroom Blackout

How could this happen and what caused it?

Well, inconceivable trial technology failures are precisely the kind of thing you need to plan for in the courtroom. At some point in everyone’s career, something is bound to go wrong during trial, and you need to minimize the chance of something going wrong with your trial technology.

Here are 12 possible problems that could lead you to fumble the ball during your trial presentations, and here are ways of preventing them.


by Ken Lopez
Founder & CEO
A2L Consulting

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Using Technology to Effectively Communicate During Depositions

Texas attorney, Barry F. McNeil gives a look at using technology to communicate effectively during depositions.  I think it’s extremely important to heed Mr. McNeil’s words here as he comments on simple technology that can be used to have a great impact at trial.  It’s especially noteworthy, that he comments on how cost effective these technologies are.  During a time when everyone is trying to cut their litigation costs, Mr. McNeil gives a candid response to how inexpensive it can be to use technology that works.


Want to Become a More Powerful and Confident Communicator? Fake it til You Become it

In an amazing presentation, Havard professor Amy Cuddy, gives inspirational advice in dealing with fears and communicating in an effective way through a simple, quick process.

Body language affects how others see us, but can it also change how we see ourselves?  Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shares an easy way that anyone can change not only others’ perceptions of them, but the way they feel about themselves .

In her 20 minute TED talks, Cuddy points out that, “Tiny tweaks can lead to big changes.”



Learn How the iPad is Becoming More and More Practical for Litigation

Remarks is a new PDF app designed for the iPad from the fine folks at Readdle who know a thing or two about annotation and PDFs on the mobile screen. It is a fully featured PDF annotating application, with a variety of tools to fine-tune your marks. You can highlight, underline, strikeout text, draw upon the documents – that means pretty much anything you can do with the document on paper.

You can get Remarks for $4.99 in the app store – a small price to pay if it becomes your favorite note-taking, PDF annotating, document collaboration app on the go.

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