Learn the latest on Taking & Defending Effective Depositions CLE with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to 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.
Taking & Defending Effective Depositions CLE 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
Includes Online Access to Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
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From the cutting-edge strategies to best practices on Taking & Defending Effective Depositions, this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar will teach you the techniques and tactics to take and defend the most effective depositions. We'll cover strategies on powerful 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. The nationally recognized instructors will share many real life scenarios 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 powerful depositions to advantage your clients. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the best practices and techniques discussed in this convennient 24/7 on-demand seminar. Agenda:
1. Preparing for the Effective 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 Effective 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. Effectively 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. 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.
2. Reuben A. Guttman
is a Director at Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A., where he concentrates his practice on complex litigation and class actions. He has extensive experience in claims brought under the Federal False Claims Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). He has served as counsel in many of the largest recoveries under the Federal False Claims Act including the recovery of $300 million from the oil industry, $2.3 billion in a settlement with a major pharmaceutical, $30 million under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act on behalf of nuclear weapons workers at the "Manhattan Project" nuclear weapons sites, among others. Mr. Guttman’s expertise has led him to be called upon by the United States Congress and as an advisor to President Bill Clinton's transition team on labor policy, worker health, and safety regulation. He has also appeared on ABC Nightly News, CNN, Bloomberg News, and been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, and The Los Angeles Times, among many others. He is a graduate of Emory Law School.
3. Matthew A. Levin
is a nationally respected trial attorney, who has litigated on behalf of many of the largest and best known corporations and stars, including adidas America, Andre Agassi, and Shaquille O’Neal. Mr. Levin, a Shareholder at Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf, has balanced plaintiff and defense work by achieving multi-million dollar awards and settlements for his clients. He has also defended other clients from larger claims. Mr. Levin is recognized for commercial and antitrust litigation in the legal profession's longstanding peer-review publication, The Best Lawyers in America. He holds an undergraduate and law degree from the University of Michigan. 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 24/7 on-demand seminar 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
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 24/7 ON-DEMAND DOWNLOADABLE SEMINAR.
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.