One of the most important factors to consider for your legal video business is what rate you're going to charge for video depositions. I know from experience that it can be tricky finding a price point that's appealing to clients without underselling your services, but thankfully, it can be done. So, what should you charge for a video deposition? The typical flat rate to charge for a video deposition ranges between...

Legal videography is a rapidly expanding career field. With advances in technology, more trials in the courtroom rely on legal videographers. Many legal videographers work for themselves in a freelance capacity. This can be extremely profitable. However, there are a few necessary steps one must take before they are able to accept their first client. How exactly do you start a legal video business? Many of the steps necessary to start...

The primary job of a legal videographer is to record video depositions. To do so, one must obtain certain training and equipment. Although there are no education requirements for becoming a legal videographer, a video deposition certification may set you apart from your competition. So how does a legal videographer become certified? There are several organizations that offer video deposition certification. These organizations all operate under the same rules and guidelines...

How to Set Up for and Record a Video Deposition When our company first ventured into shooting video depositions we had to start from scratch. My goal is to help you learn everything we didn't when we walked in to film our first deposition. When recording a deposition, preparation is the key to success. With proper preparation and planning, you can be confident walking into shoot your first deposition video. As a...

When it comes to starting a successful legal video business, getting the equipment you need is only half the battle. Growing your business from the ground up will most certainly take time and effort, but the returns you'll get in the long run will make it well worth it. That said, here are 10 tips to help you grow your legal video business:  Tip 1: Request Referrals from Existing Clients or Contacts  If...

  Deposition videos are another way to give the jury a perspective of your client’s case. When your client or the deposed lives out of state or in another area, you may have to shoot your deposition video via webcam and web video services, like Zoom. So how do you shoot a remote video deposition using Zoom? The best way to do this is by: Checking internet connection at both locations Having...