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Part 1 Only: Pretrial Skills Series: Taking and Defending Depositions


Date & Time: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:15 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
Credit: 8.0 Total Credit Hours, Including 2.0 Ethics Hours in Part 2 on October 14

 

This session examines the practical considerations and tactical techniques available to the litigator in taking and defending depositions, including preparation and use of depositions at trial. The class also covers sig­nificant cases about depositions and how to apply these cases to your client's advantage in the discovery process. Topics include:

· Plan of discovery.

· Witness preparation

· Deposition scheduling

· Depositions of experts

· Responding to subpoenas

· Protective orders

· Objections and instructions not to answer at depositions

· Submission of the transcript to the witness for review, changes and signing

· Deposition-related sanctions

· Use of depositions at trial

· Deposition checklists.

Faculty: Michael F. Williams, Kirkland & Ellis LLP (faculty chair and moderator); Linda M. Correia, Webster, Fredrickson, Correia & Puth, PLLC; Emily Hughes, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

 

Location
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

Speakers

  • Linda Correia, Webster, Fredrickson, Correia & Puth, PLLC
  • Emily Hughes, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Michael Williams, Kirkland & Ellis LLP (faculty chair and moderator)

Costs

Antitrust and Consumer Law Section

$89.00

Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section

$89.00

Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice

$89.00

Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section

$89.00

D.C. Bar Members

$99.00

Environment

$89.00

Family Law Section

$89.00

Government Attorneys

$109.00

Labor and Employment Law Section

$89.00

Law Practice Management

$89.00

Litigation Section

$89.00

Others

$129.00

Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section

$89.00

Tort Law Section

$89.00


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