Practice Tips for Litigators *In-Person at D.C. Bar Conference Center*

Date & Time: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 1:30 pm to 3:45 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
2.0 Credit Hours


Mike Williams, an experienced trial lawyer and appellate advocate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, will share his practice tips for litigation in this new two-hour class.  Mike has been lead counsel for complex, high-stakes litigation extending across many jurisdictions, regulatory agencies, and practice areas. Topics include:

Assessing a case

Plan of discovery

Preparing witnesses for depositions and trial

Taking and defending depositions

Dealing with the difficult individuals, senior officials, good corporate employees

Handling expert witness

Depositions scheduling

Responding to Subpoenas

Protective Orders

Work Product Protection and Attorney Client Privilege

Objections and Instructions Not to Answer Questions

Use of Depositions at Trial

Deposition and trial checklists

Trial strategies and techniques

Trial preparation

Practice tips for the courtroom.

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


  • Michael Williams, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

D.C. Bar Members $99.00
Government Attorneys $109.00
Others $129.00

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