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Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions CLE - Telephonic Seminar - Last Day for $50 Discount

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Learn the latest on Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions CLE with this convenient, telephonic seminar. All registered attendees who are unable to participate in the teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary absentee recording & podcast of the full-length seminar two days after the teleconference. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, receive access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this telephonic seminar.

Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions CLE

90-Minute, Telephonic Seminar
Noon-1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Final Chance for $50 Discount

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.

Benefits:

From the cutting-edge strategies to best practices on Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions, this convenient, telephonic seminar will teach you the techniques and tactics to take and defend the most effective depositions. The faculty will cover strategies on taking remote videographic depositions, powerful witness preparation, teaching your client to be a prepared deposition witness, strategies on formulating challenging questions, coordinating questions during the deposition, techniques used by the most experienced attorneys, & introducing powerful depositions 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 attention 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 basic to very sophisticated, to advance your skills in preparing witnesses for virtual depositions and obtaining valuable insight from adverse witnesses at the deposition. The nationally recognized faculty 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 position. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the best practices and techniques discussed in this convenient, telephonic seminar.

Agenda:

1. Preparing for the Powerful Deposition:

a. Noticing the Deposition

b. Preparing the Witness

c. Use of Objections

d. Use of Errata Sheets

e. Deposition Conduct and Jurisdictional Rules

f. Appropriate Deposition Questions

g. Deposition Disputes and Sanctions

h. Deposing the Expert

i. Use of Depositions at Trial

j. Conducting Remote Depositions

Interactive Question & Answer Session with the Experts

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. K. Mallory Brennan is a Partner at Shearman & Sterling, where she focuses on representing global financial institutions and corporations in mergers and acquisitions, litigation and transactional disputes, securities litigation, and other complex commercial disputes, including bankruptcy and antitrust actions. Ms. Brennan also has experience counseling multinational corporations in connection with both internal and regulatory investigations. Most recently, she was listed for excellence in practice in the Euromoney Legal Media Group, named to the Benchmark Litigation Hot List. In each of the last four years, Ms. Brennan was recognized by The Legal 500 as a “Next Generation Lawyer” for M&A Litigation Defense.

2. Erik C. Johnson is a business trial lawyer at McNeely Law LLP, where he provides strategic advice as well as litigation support to companies of all sizes. He was previously the Assistant General Counsel of a Fortune 500 company, and his business experience includes multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and reorganization, and negotiation of business agreements. Mr. Johnson has tried matters in federal and state courts across the country, focusing on matters involving securities fraud, contracts, fiduciary duties, fraudulent conveyances, real estate, and employment issues. A graduate of The University of Chicago Law, Mr. Johnson also maintains a transactional practice, serving as outside general counsel to a variety of small- to medium-sized businesses. His experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements provides a broader scope and perspective, which guides and influences his approach to business litigation.

3. Jay G. Safer is a Partner at Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP, where he has experience handling complex litigation and arbitration in the United States and abroad. Mr. Safer represents clients in matters concerning contracts, antitrust, securities, RICO, qui tam, international litigation and arbitration, including application of New York Convention and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration awards, insurance, construction, real estate, employment, media, product liability, health care, professional ethics, financial, constitutional and regulatory issues. He also counsels clients on commercial matters, including protection and preventive measures, creation of risk litigation plans, e-signature, e-discovery and e-readiness, and pre-litigation analysis. Mr. Safer has been appointed by numerous members of the judiciary to advise on matters ranging from commercial matters to the planning committee of the judicial conference of an entire U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He is the Past Chair of the 2,000 member Federal & Commercial Litigation Section of his state bar association and is the Co-Chair of its Federal Judiciary Committee. Mr. Safer has spoken widely on civil litigation issues and litigation skills, including cross examination for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, professional ethics, and e-discovery. He earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School.

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Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs for 1.5 CLE credits

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

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 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

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)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE Credits*****

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington for 1.5 CLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar 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.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

***** Members of the SC Bar may seek credit directly with the CLE Commission by submitting the 1-page form to the Commission prior to the teleconference and may contact the sponsor to secure an off-set in the registration cost.

For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.

REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS LIVE TELEPHONIC SEMINAR.

All registered attendees who are unable to dial into the live teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary downloadable recording & podcast of the full-length seminar.

You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions, online access to course and reference materials, and be registered for CLE credit when you check-out with a credit card or your check is processed.

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