Mar

    Practical Skills for New Litigators: Expert Depositions (In-Person)

    Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, 7:30 AM EDT

    Join the Section of Litigation and Ankura Consulting for this day long program that will provide practical skills training and practice tips for taking deposition testimony from experts. To ensure equal participation and meaningful feedback, class size will be very limited, so please register now. Registration deadline is March 8, 2019. For more information, please click "Read More" below.

    Important note: Attendance will require mandatory participation in a two-hour webinar session in advance of the in-person program. Staff will register you for the March 14 webinar once you have completed standard registration for the in-person program.

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    For more information about the program, please contact Antoinette Tanner at antoinette.tanner@americanbar.org or 312-988-5710.

    Participants can expect to learn:
    - Best practices in planning and preparing for expert depositions
    - Effective questioning techniques
    - Considerations in how to organize and approach the expert deposition
    - Making an effective, user-friendly record


    This course is expected to qualify for 7.3 CLE credit hours in 60-minute states and 8.8 credit hours in 50-minute states.

    Using a hypothetical case and mock discovery materials, participants in this program will take, defend, and observe mock depositions of real experts from Ankura Consulting Group LLC ("Ankura"), under the guidance of experienced trial lawyers and judges who will provide participants with feedback and technical advice.

    The dynamic program will be broken in out into four breakout sessions (morning and afternoon). It will also include a luncheon presentation and a networking reception to conclude the workshop. For each morning session, the participant will take one 40-minute deposition and defend another 40-minute deposition of the Ankura expert. Feedback and instruction will be provided individually from the faculty. Attendees will also observe peer deposition techniques, styles and strategies, and get additional coaching from the faculty. The afternoon sessions will provide the same format as the morning session, with different faculty members providing the coaching and instruction for the examination of another real expert witness from Ankura.

    Event Details

    Format

    In-Person

    Date

    Mar 26, 2019

    2019-03-26T07:30:00-04:00 2019-03-26T19:00:00-04:00 Practical Skills for New Litigators: Expert Depositions (In-Person)

    Join the Section of Litigation and Ankura Consulting for this day long program that will provide practical skills training and practice tips for taking deposition testimony from experts. To ensure equal participation and meaningful feedback, class size will be very limited, so please register now. Registration deadline is March 8, 2019. For more information, please click "Read More" below.

    Important note: Attendance will require mandatory participation in a two-hour webinar session in advance of the in-person program. Staff will register you for the March 14 webinar once you have completed standard registration for the in-person program.

    Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

    Session Schedule

    Time
    Session Name
    Track
    Price
    Time
    07:30 AM - 08:00 AM
    Session Name
    Registration/Welcome/Breakfast/Kickoff
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    08:10 AM - 10:00 AM
    Session Name
    Mock Depositions Session 1
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    10:15 AM - 12:05 PM
    Session Name
    Mock Depositions Session 2
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    12:05 PM - 01:10 PM
    Session Name
    Lunch
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    01:10 PM - 03:00 PM
    Session Name
    Mock Depositions Session 3
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    03:15 PM - 05:05 PM
    Session Name
    Mock Depositions Session 4
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    05:15 PM - 05:45 PM
    Session Name
    Wrap Up and Final Thoughts
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    05:45 PM - 07:00 PM
    Session Name
    Cocktail Reception
    Track
    Price
    Free

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