Learn the latest on Powerful Deposition Techniques CLE with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Powerful Deposition Techniques CLE Benefits:
90-Minute Live Telephonic Seminar
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to over 150 pages of Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
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 powerful depositions, this seminar 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 successful 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 effectively utilizing videotaped depositions. Our distinguished seminar faculty will also cover ethical considerations to ensure compliance with the evolving rules of professional conduct. Registration includes access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in this on-demand seminar. Register today to learn the cutting-edge to prepare for, take, defend, and utilize powerful depositions to advantage your clients. Agenda: 1. Preparing for the Powerful Deposition:
a. Strategies on Witness Preparation
b. Techniques on Avoiding Coaching
c. Teaching Your Client to be A Powerful Deposition Witness
d. The Most Important Coaching Not to Give Your Client 2. Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions:
a. Asking The Big Questions Overlooked by Attorneys
b. Successfully Asking the "Why" Questions
c. The Roadmap of The Rules of Evidence
d. Strategies on Getting Real Answers
e. Protecting & Defending During Depositions
3. Expert Depositions and Effective Use of Technology:
a. Preparing to Take an Expert Deposition: Being the Better Expert
b. Taking an Expert Deposition: Working the “Expert Triangle”
c. Using Real-time Transcription Technology to Your Advantage in Depositions and at Trial
d. Using Videotaped Deposition Testimony for Maximum Impact at Trial
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts Biography of Expert Faculty:
1. Teresa Rider Bult
is a Partner at Constangy Brooks & Smith, LLP, where she focuses her practice on mediation and employment litigation defense, and has successfully tried both jury and non-jury cases in the employment context. She has gained a national reputation for effectively handling sexual harassment cases with complicated factual scenarios. She also has extensive experience successfully litigating all types of discrimination and wage claims, including class claims, at both the trial and appellate level. Ms. Bult excels at working closely with clients to resolve difficult human resources issues before they transform into litigation. To that end, she often provides audit services to firm clients to analyze human resource compliance issues. She is a highly sought-after lecturer for both attorney education and training on relevant legal topics based on harassment and termination procedures. A SuperLawyer and AV Peer Review Rated By Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Bult serves as an Administrative Partner for Constangy Brooks & Smith, LLP, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
2. Damian D. Capozzola
is a partner in Crowell & Moring, where he represents among the most prominent and largest insurers and health plans. In addition, Mr. Capozzola has also handled significant litigation matters across a broad spectrum of industries, representing some of the world's largest defense contractors, food manufacturers and wholesalers, and telecommunications companies. He has extensive experience in taking and defending depositions, and he has written and lectured on litigation strategies, including the effective use of technology in the courtroom, as well as working with experts. For the last seven years, he has been a co-author of the Trial Practice Series treatise, Expert Witnesses in Civil Trials: Effective Preparation and Presentation. A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Capozzola has been listed in SuperLawyers and appointed by the governor of his state to the Law Revision Commission.
3. Ruth Kahn
, a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, is a nationally respected trial attorney and litigator. Ms. Kahn has handled a wide variety of civil cases in state and federal courts. For the last two decades, Ms. Kahn has focused her practice on the areas of complex litigation and products liability. She has been repeatedly identified as one of the top women litigators in the country. She has developed a forte defending complex, multi-party toxic tort cases involving chronic medical conditions in which it is alleged that exposure to a chemical caused an injury. She actively represents manufacturers and suppliers of chemical and petroleum-based products in litigation and at trial. Ms. Kahn works closely with nationally renowned experts, including epidemiologists, toxicologists, and industrial hygienists to provide a highly skilled, comprehensive defense. She has successfully defended numerous companies in products liability and mass tort litigation across the country. Additionally, Ms. Kahn has successfully prosecuted and defended a wide range of complex actions, including environmental and groundwater contamination cases, and commercial disputes involving breach of contract, profit-sharing agreements and a variety of business-related torts. 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 convenient, on-demand seminar for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 VCLE credit
Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* 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.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.