How Cases Are Won and Lost at Depositions - Top Tips for the Successful Practitioner
Created on December 17, 2017
Depositions are the foundation and building blocks of any successful lawsuit. The ramifications of poor testimony given by a witness can have fatal consequences both for a Plaintiff or Defendant, while a well-prepared attack of a witness at deposition can solidify testimony that will lead to a winning result. As such, depositions can often be the single most important part of any lawsuit.
This program, presented by Matthew Fein of the law firm of Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein, P.C., provides strategic tactics for pre-deposition preparation, defending your client, obtaining winning testimony when on the offense, and post-deposition follow-up. The course will also focus on important steps both pre- and post-deposition, and teach how to make any case more valuable or defensible.
- Successfully prepare yourself and your file pre-deposition in order to question a witness effectively
- Obtain the skills to effectively defend your client at deposition
- Explore how to properly be on the offensive when questioning a witness and obtain winning answers to prove your prima facie lawsuit
- Identify the necessary post-deposition steps, so that the information you've obtained can be utilized properly at the conclusion of a lawsuit
This course originally appeared as a part of our December 2017 Bridge the Gap Event.
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