Tips for Conducting Trials Remotely


Like many attorneys, Eastman & Smith of counsel attorney Stephen E. Chappelear never thought he would argue a case from the comfort of his home office.  However, the COVID-19 pandemic made that a reality.  In the Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly, Mr. Chappelear recounts his experience and provides tips for conducting a trial remotely such as: 

With more than 40 years of experience handling complex litigation, Mr. Chappelear knows the value of presenting evidence and arguments in a manner that is understandable and compelling.  He has represented clients in many industries, such as financial, real estate, energy, manufacturing, education and government, on a variety of legal issues from breach of contract to unfair competition.  Additionally is a prolific author and frequent speaker.