Handling and Taking Depositions (2016)
Total Credits: 4.0 Skills
The examination before trial of adverse witnesses, experts and an attorney’s own client can make or break the case in court. The ability to properly prepare witnesses, conduct and defend examinations before trial, and effectively use the transcript is essential to your practice. New and experienced attorneys involved in virtually allareas of the law will benefit from this extremely practical program. Learn about the benefits of using other means of technology to conduct depositions. Seasoned practitioners will present an overview of the law governing depositions and will provide practice pointers on many topics relative to deposition practice under both New York and Federal court practice.
Topics to be covered include:
• Witness preparation
• Controlling and crafting your deposition to get the most information
• Differences in preparation for video, telephonic, & live depositions
• Federal vs. State depositions