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Trial Advocacy College: Depositions

Trial Advocacy College

Thursday, April 13, 2023

7:00 am – 12:50 pm
Morning Session

Welcome Remarks and Introductions
How Do Remote Depositions Actually Work?
Developing A Discovery Plan
Techniques Of Exhaustion, Boxing-In, And Summarization
Workshop On Developing A Discovery Plan
Networking Lunch (lunch provided)

12:50 - 6:00 pm
Afternoon Session

Developing Rules and Standards
Structuring The Deposition Of A Difficult Witness
Dealing With The Difficult Situation And Attorney (Ethics)
Workshop On Taking Depositions, Sequencing, Exhaustion, Bracketing, Boxing-In, and Summarization

6:15 - 8:15 pm
Networking Reception

Friday, April 14, 2023

8:15 am - 1:00 pm
Morning Session

Welcome Announcements
Critical Thinking: Sequencing Your Discovery And Anticipating The Defenses
Structuring The Miller Mousetrap
Deposing Defense Experts
“Death Star” Depositions: The 30(b)(2) Deposition and 30(b)(6) Depositions

2:00 - 6:15 pm
Afternoon Session

Deposing The Defense Medical Examiner
Workshop On Deposition Techniques: Establishing Rules/Miller Mousetrap, and Rhetorical Questions

Saturday, April 15, 2023

8:00 am - 1:15 pm
Morning Session

Creating New Exhibits During Depositions To Use At Settlement And Trial
When and How to Cut Cases
General Considerations for Witness Deposition Preparation
Later Use of Depositions At Settlement And Trial
Workshop on Preparing Your Client For Depositions