The attorney-client privilege (Evid C §§950–962) protects a client from disclosure of confidential communications between attorney and client. But not every communication between attorney and client is protected. Do you know what’s not covered?
Video recording of depositions is very common and is clearly more effective in capturing a witness’ demeanor than a written transcript. But there are also downsides to video recording a deposition and a serious expense involved. Don’t just jump to record — weigh the pros and cons in every case.