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Preparing Witnesses

  • Presented by Cindy Kim and Lenina Trinidad

Attorneys may inadvertently cross the fine line from responsibly preparing a witness to unethically coaching a witness. This webinar will first provide participants with tips and best practices for preparing witnesses to testify at a deposition or trial. Then, participants will gain an understanding of the ethical responsibilities surrounding witness preparation—specifically what lawyers can and cannot do to stay within their ethical bounds.

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This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-TA-AX-K026 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.