Dealing With Annoying and Sometimes Abusive Discovery Tactics

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
Credit: 3.0 Credit hours

Examine some of the most common abusive discovery tactics and receive practical advice on how to respond effectively. While some of these tac­tics are merely annoying, others may have serious consequences for your cases and clients. Tactics to be addressed include:

· Abusive or oppressive conduct toward witnesses

· Obstreperous behavior in defending depositions

· Overly burdensome or otherwise improper discovery requests

· Misleading or artfully crafted discovery responses

· Use and abuse of objections and "canned" responses

· Harassing and otherwise invasive discovery

· Uncivil conduct toward opposing counsel and others, and more.

D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750


  • Hon. John Facciola, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Debra Katz, Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP
  • Michael Williams, Kirkland & Ellis LLP


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