Deposition 101: Preparation and Defense of Your Witness
LITIGATION 101: PREPARATION AND DEFENSE OF YOUR DEPOSITION WITNESS BY AMY DAVIS BENAVIDES1 Deposition testimony has the potential to make or break a case. Indeed, pre-trial testimony often determines the settlement value of a case or even the parties’ amenability to settlement. Proper preparation can ease the tension most witnesses experience at giving sworn testimony, particularly when they are a party to the suit. It can also help the witness avoid answering unclear and even misleading...