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Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions CLE.. 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

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Learn the latest on Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions 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.

Taking & Defending Powerful Depositions
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

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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 live telephonic 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 the convenient 24/7 on-demand seminar. Register today to learn the cutting-edge to prepare for, take, defend, and utilize powerful depositions to advantage your clients.


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. Effectively Using Videoed Deposition Testimony:

a. Best Practices on Introducing Video Clips

b. Transcript versus Video

c. Avoiding Common Pitfalls involving Videotaped Depositions

d. Strategies on Using Powerful Testimony in Opening Statements

e. Winning at Impeachment through Video

f. Avoiding being Blindsided by Unexpected Video Clips in Court

4. Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts

Biography of Expert Faculty:

1. Anthony Rodriguez is a nationally respected trial attorney and Partner at Morrison Foerster. His securities litigation practice has included numerous complex and high-profile representations of corporations, board committees and individual directors, and corporate officers in class action and derivative litigation, SEC matters, and internal investigations. His experience crosses an array of industry sectors, and has spent years following, and has published articles on, developments in the law regarding outside directors’ “due diligence” defense to actions under the Securities Act of 1933. Mr. Rodriguez has extensive experience defending companies in antitrust and unfair competition claims. His peers have rated him "AV Preeminent" in the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.

2. Christina L. Dixon focuses her practice on civil litigation and is an authority on the effective use of videotaped depositions. A distinguished solo practitioner at The Dixon Law Firm, LLC, she has extensive experience defending against general casualty, catastrophic losses, coverage, insurance, and bad faith disputes. Her practice covers a range of state and federal courts. Ms. Dixon has successfully developed and implemented case & trial management strategies. She has spoken and written on the effective use of videoed deposition testimony and evidentiary issues related to video clips.

3. John Campbell is a senior Partner at Constangy, Brooks & Smith, where he focuses on labor & employment litigation. He has tried numerous jury trials involving every aspect of the employment relationship, as well as many personal injury, commercial and construction claims. He has defended individual and class action claims involving allegations of discrimination and harassment in every protected category: disability, age, religion, race, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, and gender, public and private Whistleblower claims, FMLA, Equal Pay Act, FLSA (individual and collectives) and ERISA, as well as cases involving claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, negligent hiring, supervision and retention, assault and battery, negligent and intentional infliction of emotional distress, misrepresentation and fraud, tortious interference and breach of contract and cases asserting class action claims. Mr. Campbell also counsels employers in problem prevention and legal analysis of complex employment issues. He is AV rated and has been listed as a Super Lawyer for numerous years.

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 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. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

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

19. New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

20. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

21. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

22. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

23. Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

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

25. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

26. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

27. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

28. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

29. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

30. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

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


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.

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