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    Deposition Skills: Pointers and Pitfalls for Government and Private Lawyers, an Essential Practice Skills Program

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    Deposition Skills: Pointers and Pitfalls for Government and Private Lawyers, an Essential Practice Skills Program
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016
    01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern

    This program will examine common deposition tactics and hazards using a real life hypothetical. After a brief panel discussion, panelists will role play portions of a deposition to illustrate the following topics: eliciting exhaustive answers and obtaining admissions; dealing with disruptive counsel; knowing when and how to object; qualifying experts; theory testing and using exhibits.

    Panelists:
    J. Todd Hedgepeth (moderator), Director, Support Center, Air Force’s Texas Labor Law Field, Garden Ridge, TX
    Gregory G. Brooker, Assistant United States Attorney, Minneapolis, MN
    Wendy J. Muchman, Chief of Litigation and Professional Education, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, Chicago, IL
    Liani Reeves, Of Counsel, Bullard Law, Portland, OR
    Ari Telisman, Litigation Counsel, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, Chicago, IL

     

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    $85
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    Tuition:
    $150 General Public
    $125 ABA Members
    $95 Government Attorneys
    $85 Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division Members
    $60 Each additional registrant using the same phone line
    $25 Law Students

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    Jan 01, 0001

    Deposition Skills: Pointers and Pitfalls for Government and Private Lawyers, an Essential Practice Skills Program

    Deposition Skills: Pointers and Pitfalls for Government and Private Lawyers, an Essential Practice Skills Program
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016
    01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern

    This program will examine common deposition tactics and hazards using a real life hypothetical. After a brief panel discussion, panelists will role play portions of a deposition to illustrate the following topics: eliciting exhaustive answers and obtaining admissions; dealing with disruptive counsel; knowing when and how to object; qualifying experts; theory testing and using exhibits.

    Panelists:
    J. Todd Hedgepeth (moderator), Director, Support Center, Air Force’s Texas Labor Law Field, Garden Ridge, TX
    Gregory G. Brooker, Assistant United States Attorney, Minneapolis, MN
    Wendy J. Muchman, Chief of Litigation and Professional Education, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, Chicago, IL
    Liani Reeves, Of Counsel, Bullard Law, Portland, OR
    Ari Telisman, Litigation Counsel, Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, Chicago, IL

     

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