CLE - VIDEO ENCORE: Deposition Skills

CLE - VIDEO ENCORE: Deposition Skills
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM - Login link and materials will be provided electronically prior to the program. 2.0 SUB/1.0 ETH credits


VIDEO ENCORE: Deposition Skills Every Courtroom Litigator Needs to Know

These attorneys with expertise in the field offer effective deposition strategies and techniques every courtroom litigator needs to know!

Preparing for and Taking Depositions
  • Preparing for deposition in today's electronic world
  • Obtain key information effectively from the difficult witness 
  • Neutralize the "independent" medical exam witness and subsequent treating physician 
  • Special considerations for third-party witnesses
Preparing Your Witness and Defending the Deposition
  • Importance of understanding your case 
  • Key points to go over with the witness 
  • Use of documents in witness preparation 
  • Dealing with non-party witnesses and experts and ethical issues
Strategic Do's & Don'ts for Your Case
  • Getting the testimony you need from particular witnesses
  • Creating the case narrative 
  • Properly forming the right type of question
  • "Defensive" and "offensive" questioning of witness
Technology for Today's Deposition
  • Use of text map and iPad app to streamline use of exhibits and flow of deposition
  • Use of smart deps
  • Using deposition technology tools in mediation and/or trial
Ethical Issues
  • Dealing with the difficult opposing counsel 
  • Proper Objections 
  • Instructions Not to Answer 
  • Limits of Proper Questioning
  • Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Protection

Originally presented with Raynes Lawn Hehmeyer attorneys:
A. Roy DeCaro, Esq.
Timothy R. Lawn, Esq.
Mark J. LeWinter, Esq.


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4/8/2020 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philadelphia Bar Association 1101 Market St., 11th Fl. Conference Center Philadelphia, PA 19107 UNITED STATES
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