• Appellate Tips for Trial Lawyers: Trial: Technology in the Courtroom (Vol. 1, No. 5)
  • January 8, 2015 | Author: Alana H. Rotter
  • Law Firm: Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • Playing videotaped deposition testimony from a key witness or jazzing up a closing argument with a PowerPoint presentation may be effective ways to get the jury’s attention, but they’ll be lost on an appellate court unless trial counsel takes steps to include them in the record. These steps are easy to overlook in the heat of battle, but they can make all the difference on appeal.