Taking and Defending Depositions in State and Federal Court

Sharpen your deposition skills by attending this seminar.  Expert attorneys who practice in state and federal court will instruct you on both preparing for and controlling depositions, followed by a live demonstration of common ethical pitfalls with rulings by Judge Larsen.  Attorneys with little or no experience in taking depositions, as well as lawyers wanting to improve their skills will benefit from this seminar.  

PREPARING FOR TAKING A DEPOSITION REMOTELY OR IN PERSON 
How to Prepare Yourself and Your Lay Witness 
How to Effectively Take a Deposition in Three Hours or Less 
Edward J. Matushek III, Matushek LLC  

DEPOSITION STRATEGY 
Understanding the Purposes of a Deposition 
Tips to Achieve Your Goals With Your Client and Opposing Counsel 
Daniel M. Kotin, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC  

RULES GOVERNING DEPOSITIONS 
Overview of Federal and State Court Rules 
Discovery Depositions vs. Evidence Depositions 
Robert S. Minetz, Latimer LeVay Fyock LLC  

PANEL DEMONSTRATION OF HANDLING OBJECTIONS 
Rulings By Judge Diane J. Larsen With Comments From Panel 
Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid 
Interplay of Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct in Contacting and Preparing Witnesses

MODERATOR: 
Hon. Diane Joan Larsen, (Ret.) JAMS


Program cost:
CLE Advantage Members/Law Students: $0
CBA Member: $50
Non-member: $120

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When
6/11/2020 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where
Webcast Chicago, IL 60604 UNITED STATES
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Start Time 2:00 PM

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MCLE Credit: 2.75 IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval
Event Type: Seminar

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