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Honing Your Deposition Skills (2014)


3.5 Total MCLE Credits: 2.5 Skills, 1.0 Areas of Professional Practice

The examination before trial of both the adverse witness and an attorney’s own client can may 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. 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.



Program Topics

– Pre-deposition strategy

– Crafting your questions

– How to preserve your record for a motion

– Attacking “I don’t know” or “I don’t remember”

– State Court v. Federal Court

– View from the bench


Program Faculty

Mirna M. Santiago, Of Counsel, White Fleischner & Fino, White Plains, NY 

Paul S. Devine, Partner, Goldberg Segalla, Garden City, NY

Robert J. Permutt, Assistant General Counsel, Nationwide Insurance Company, Elmsford, NY

Hon. George J. Silver, New York State Supreme Court, New York County, Civil Branch, New York, NY

Theodore W. Ucinski, III, Special Counsel, Goldberg Segalla, Garden City, NY


Total Credits: 3.50 | Skills: 2.50, Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00

Click "Add to Cart" to purchase full program or click a title below to purchase by topic.

 1  Pre-Deposition Discovery And Disclosure (2014)
Skills: 1.00
 2  Deposition Skills: Practice Pointers (2014)
Skills: 1.50
 3  How To Handle Federal Court Depositions (2014)
 4  Deposition Skills: View From The Bench (2014)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
Non-Member Price: $235.00
Published Date:
  • October 25, 2014
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDQ44
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 2.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 3.5