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Mastering Successful Depositions Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
From the cutting-edge strategies to best practices on successful depositions, this convenient on-demand seminar & podcast will teach you the techniques and tactics to take and defend the most effective depositions. We'll cover strategies on witness preparation, teaching your client to be a terrific deposition witness, strategies on formulating tough questions, ordering questions during the deposition, techniques used by the best attorneys, & introducing powerful depositions to for impeachment and refreshing recollection, among numerous other cutting-edge strategies. Specific emphasis will be placed on successful use of depositions before juries and courts, including skills to draw attentions to facts that advantage your client. Our distinguished seminar faculty will also cover ethical considerations to ensure compliance with the evolving rules of professional conduct.
You'll learn various ways, from the very simply to the very sophisticated, to advance your skills in preparing witnesses for depositions and obtaining valuable insight from adverse witnesses at the deposition. Course materials will serve as a treatise on these advanced techniques, as well as an exhaustive reference source for your future reference. The nationally recognized instructors will share many real life case histories and anecdotes that will readily illustrate the effectiveness of various methods. Register today to learn the cutting-edge skills and latest ethical rules to prepare for, take, defend, and utilize successful depositions to advantage your clients. Agenda: 1. Preparing for the Successful Deposition:
a. Strategies on Witness Preparation
b. Techniques on Avoiding Coaching
c. Teaching Your Client to be A Terrific Deposition Witness
d. Acceptable Preparation Practices
e. Ethical Considerations: Avoiding Perjury
f. Effective Deposition Conduct 2. Taking & Defending the Successful Deposition
a. Asking More Open Ended Questions
b. Effectively Asking The Big Questions
c. Effectively Asking the "Why" Questions
d. Ignore The Rules of Evidence
e. Maintain An Inquisitive Attitude To Get the Real Answers
f. Obtaining Honest Testimony
g. The Most Important Coaching Not to Give Your Client
h. Preparing Your Client for Video Performance
i. Protecting & Defending During Depositions
3. Using Depositions at Trial & Mediation:
a. Effective Strategies on Live Witness
b. Best Practice on Winning with Depositions
c. Differences between Depositions of Parties & Non-parties
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Rishi Bhandari
is a nationally respected trial lawyer, based in New York City. He is a Founding Partner of Mandel Bhandari LLP, where he concentrates on complex business litigation. In 2009 alone, Mr. Bhandari was co-lead counsel in two jury trials, which both resulted in unqualified verdicts in favor of Bhandari’s clients. In addition, he has negotiated the settlement of claims worth more than $20,000,000. Mr. Bhandari started his legal career at the business litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, where he represented Fortune 500 companies, formulated the litigation strategy on behalf of one of the world's largest dairy producers, and worked closely with a major Hollywood talent agency embroiled in a legal malpractice and bad faith insurance action. He represented billion dollar hedge funds, sizable private equity funds, and many different types of operating companies ranging from the publisher of business-to-business magazines to one of the nation's largest temporary staffing agencies to a leading manufacturer of video game accessories. Mr. Bhandari is a graduate of NYU Law School.
2. David Markowitz
is one of the most sought after trial lawyers in the country. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, honored as Portland's 2010 “Bet-the-Company" Litigator of the Year, is a fellow and former chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers, is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and has been listed as one of the Top Ten Oregon Litigators by the National Law Journal and Oregon Super Lawyers. He is recognized by Chambers USA as one of the top commercial litigators in Oregon and is one of few litigators ranked nationally. Mr. Markowitz is included in Lawdragon's 500 Leading Litigators in America and 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America. His commanding presence and keen instincts have made him a courtroom icon as he has represented countless victims to significant settlements and judgments. Over the last two decades, he has led Markowitz Herbold Glade & Mehlhaf from its beginning as an ambitious two-attorney litigation shop to its present status as one of the premier business litigation firms in the region. Mr. Markowitz is a graduate of the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law.
3. Kevin Knight
is a Board Certified by The Florida Bar and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Lawyer. He has litigated numerous cases related to personal injury claims, administrative law, labor & employments, real estate, and corporate disputes. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Knight has worked in the transactional areas of real estate sales and leasing, computer publishing and software development, corporations, and employment contracts. Over the course of his career, he has represented several clients in matters related to bankruptcy, in both debtor and creditor roles. His administrative practice has included representing individuals such as firefighters before the appropriate retirement and pension boards and contractors on challenges to bid awards. He is a Partner at deBeaubien, Knight, Simmons, Mantzarias & Neal. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed.CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this 24/7 convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
10. Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
11. Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
12. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
13. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
14. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
15. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
16. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
17. Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
18. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
19. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
20. New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
21. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
22. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
23. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
24. Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
25. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
26. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
27. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
28. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
29. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
30. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
31. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
32. Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
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* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
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