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Advanced Depositions Skills CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
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Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
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From the cutting-edge strategies to best practices on advanced depositions strategies & evidence, this convenient, live telephonic seminar will teach you the techniques and tactics to take and defend the most effective depositions. We'll cover strategies on winning with evidence, 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 evidence before juries and courts, including skills to draw attentions to facts that advantage your client. Our distinguished seminar faculty will also cover 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 guide on these advanced techniques, as well as a helpful reference source. Register today to learn the cutting-edge skills and advanced procedural rules to prepare for, take, & defend 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 Terrific Deposition Witness
d. Acceptable Preparation Practices
e. Ethical Considerations: Avoiding Perjury
f. Effective Deposition Conduct 2. Taking & Defending the Powerful 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. Protecting & Defending During Depositions
3. Cutting-edge Evidentiary Issues:
a. Effective Strategies on Presenting Evidence to Juries & Courts
b. Excluding Evidence: What You Don’t Know
c. Dealing with Motions in Limine
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Expert Faculty:
1. Erin E. Rhinehart
is a Partner at Faruki Ireland & Cox PLL, a leading complex business litigation firm. Ms. Rhinehart focuses on the resolution of complex business disputes in federal and state courts across the United States. She is experienced in a wide array of litigation matters, including media and communications law, class action defense, breach of contract, non-compete, environmental and tort matters. Her practice also focuses on advising clients on various aspects of state and federal media and communications laws, including public records, First Amendment law, defamation, & open courts. Ms. Rhinehart has been recognized for excellence in practice and has been called upon to serve as an Adj. Professor of Law. She has written and spoken widely on depositions, business litigation, and advertising law, among others.
2. Reuben Guttman
is a founding member of Guttman, Buschner & Brooks PLLC. His practice involves complex litigation and class actions. He has represented clients in claims brought under the Federal False Claims Act, securities laws, the Price Anderson Act, Department of Energy statutes and regulations, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and various employment discrimination, labor and environmental statutes. He has also tried and/or litigated claims involving fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust, business interference and other common law torts. The International Business Times has called Mr. Guttman “one of the world’s most prominent whistleblower attorneys.” He has served as counsel in some of the largest recoveries under the False Claims Act. Mr. Guttman served as lead counsel in a series of cases resulting in the recovery of more than $30 million under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Mr. Guttman is the author and/or editor of numerous articles, book chapters, and technical publications and his commentary has appeared in Market Watch, American Lawyer Media, AOL Government, Accounting Today, and the Jerusalem Post. In addition to his writings, Mr. Guttman has testified before committees of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate on the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). In 1992, he advised President-elect Clinton’s transition team on labor policy and worker health and safety regulation. Mr. Guttman earned his law degree at Emory University School of Law, where he has been appointed as a Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor at the Emory University School of Law Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution and has been a Team Leader for the school's Trial Techniques Program. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, judges, 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 & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending, available, & approved jurisdictions:
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**
California State Bar 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 CLE credits
Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
Illinois - Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits
Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education 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
New Hampshire 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
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
Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE 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 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.
**** 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.
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