Over seventeen years ago while living in France, I began working on international depositions as a young legal videographer. I have had the honor of working with some of the greatest court reporters and videographers in the business, covering U.S. depositions in every major country around the world. Now, back in the U.S., I continue…Continue reading
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Optima Juris President and Founder, Ian Hardy is headed to the NCRA Firm Owners Conference January 28-30 in St. Pete Beach, Florida, and will be bringing you live coverage of conference highlights and events. You don’t want to miss this exclusive access and the chance to learn from industry leaders about what’s in store for…Continue reading
It’s 2018! And that means a whole new year for U.S. depositions taking place in countries around the world. We made a list of the top 18 things we think you should know about international depositions. You may be surprised with what we have added to the list.Continue reading
Take time for a laugh break with the Optima Juris team and see how they answered the most important holiday questions! May your holiday be filled with joy and laughter. Warmest wishes from the entire Optima Juris team! About Optima Juris Optima Juris is the only U.S. agency exclusively dedicated to international depositions. We have…Continue reading
Israel is a signatory to the Hague Evidence Convention, which in general, means you can depose willing witnesses without any special formalities or involvement of foreign courts. Here is the latest official info on taking depos in Israel, taken from the U.S. Department of State website https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/Judicial-Assistance-Country-Information/Israel.html: Voluntary depositions of willing U.S. citizen witnesses may…Continue reading
Located off the southeastern coast of China, Taiwan is not only high-tech, but features top-rated scenic spots and views. This independent nation off the coast of China is about 18 hours away from the U.S. west coast by air. To visit Taiwan, you will need a valid passport and possibly a visa depending on how long you…Continue reading
If you are organizing your first deposition in Taiwan or just brushing up on what you can and can’t do, this is the right place to start. Our expertly crafted infographic covers just about everything you need to get started on organizing a deposition in Taiwan. What you need to know when scheduling a deposition…Continue reading