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2019 Winning at Deposition eConference

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A successful deposition is the most important weapon you have to win your case. But much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong. How can you be sure to get it right every time? Attend this one-day conference to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques.
  • Gain fail-safe tricks for a winning strategy at depositions
  • Discover the secrets to successful witness preparation
  • Acquire the skills to effectively cross-examine an adverse witness and deal with evasive and combative witnesses
  • Learn how to beat the other side's expert witness and defend your own
  • Understand the unique strategies for taking a deposition in business and a tort cases
  • Master the art of taking the deposition of a corporate representative
  • Obtain the essential steps of a successful deposition when representing your plaintiff
  • Attendees of the live conference receive a complimentary copy of Winning at Deposition, the award-winning book by D. Shane Read.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides No Materials

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.50
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • Specialization: Administrative Law | Bankruptcy Law | Civil Appellate Law | Civil Trial Law | Consumer Law | Criminal Appellate Law | Criminal Law | Family Law | Labor and Employment Law | Personal Injury Trial Law | Workers' Compensation Law
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2020

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1. Developing a Winning Strategy (Jan 2020)

Shane Read

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45 mins
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45 mins
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Session 1 — 45 mins, credit 0.75
Developing a Winning Strategy (Jan 2020)

Discuss the fail-safe tricks to ensure you have a winning strategy at depositions.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Shane Read, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas - Dallas, TX

2. Developing Your Trial Cross Through the Adverse Deposition (Jan 2020)

Elizabeth M. Fraley

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26 mins
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26 mins
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6 pgs
Session 2 — 26 mins, credit 0.50
Developing Your Trial Cross Through the Adverse Deposition (Jan 2020)

Learn to take admission-seeking depositions of adverse witnesses so that they are effectively limited in their testimony at trial.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Elizabeth M. Fraley, Baylor Law School - Waco, TX

3. Discussion Group (Jan 2020)

Frank L. Branson, Elizabeth M. Fraley

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19 mins
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19 mins
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1 pgs
Session 3 — 19 mins, credit 0.25
Discussion Group (Jan 2020)

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Frank L. Branson, The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C. - Dallas, TX
Elizabeth M. Fraley, Baylor Law School - Waco, TX

4. Preparing Your Witness for Deposition (Jan 2020)

Manpreet Kaur Singh

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28 mins
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28 mins
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Session 4 — 28 mins, credit 0.50
Preparing Your Witness for Deposition (Jan 2020)

Witnesses win cases—and lose them. Learn how to keep your witness from giving it all up in a deposition and how to use the deposition to help prepare your witness to be a winner at trial.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Manpreet Kaur Singh, Fanaff, Hoagland, and Gonzales - Houston, TX

5. Overcoming the Problem Witness (Jan 2020)

Frank L. Branson

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35 mins
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34 mins
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Session 5 — 35 mins, credit 0.50
Overcoming the Problem Witness (Jan 2020)

Acquire the techniques to use against problem witnesses, including those who feign ignorance, are evasive, and are combative.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Frank L. Branson, The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson, P.C. - Dallas, TX

6. Workshop: An Inside Look at How Great Lawyers Win at Deposition (Jan 2020)

Shane Read

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52 mins
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Session 6 — 54 mins, credit 1.00
Workshop: An Inside Look at How Great Lawyers Win at Deposition (Jan 2020)

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Shane Read, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas - Dallas, TX

7. Depositions in Business Litigation (Jan 2020)

Karen C. Burgess

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29 mins
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29 mins
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Session 7 — 29 mins, credit 0.50
Depositions in Business Litigation (Jan 2020)

Discuss strategies for securing the testimony you need in complex business cases.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Karen C. Burgess, Burgess Law PC - Austin, TX

8. Beating the Expert (Jan 2020)

Quentin Brogdon

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42 mins
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42 mins
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Session 8 — 42 mins, credit 0.75
Beating the Expert (Jan 2020)

Find out how to take an expert’s deposition—how to avoid being intimidated and how to set realistic, attainable goals when you depose the "expert."

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Quentin Brogdon, Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP - Dallas, TX

9. Taking Depositions in Tort Cases (Jan 2020)

Jim M. Perdue Jr.

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36 mins
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36 mins
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Session 9 — 36 mins, credit 0.50
Taking Depositions in Tort Cases (Jan 2020)

From lay witnesses to experts, lock down the elements of liability and damages for both sides with a view of depositions as they relate to the courtroom.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Jim M. Perdue Jr., Perdue & Kidd - Houston, TX

10. Discussion Group (Jan 2020)

Paul N. Gold, Dicky Grigg, Jim M. Perdue Jr.

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15 mins
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15 mins
No Materials
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1 pgs
Session 10 — 15 mins, credit 0.25
Discussion Group (Jan 2020)

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Paul N. Gold, Aversano & Gold - Houston, TX
Dicky Grigg, Spivey & Grigg L.L.P. - Austin, TX
Jim M. Perdue Jr., Perdue & Kidd - Houston, TX

11. Taking the Deposition of a Corporate Representative (Jan 2020)

Paul N. Gold

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38 mins
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37 mins
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46 pgs
Session 11 — 38 mins, credit 0.50
Taking the Deposition of a Corporate Representative (Jan 2020)

Explore using the organization representative deposition, one of the more effective discovery tools to use when seeking discovery from an organization. Learn the ins and outs of using FRCP 30b(6) and TRCP 199.2(b) to depose the organization (a party or non-party) through the organization-selected representative(s) on topics you delineate relevant to the claims and defenses in the lawsuit.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Paul N. Gold, Aversano & Gold - Houston, TX

12. Deposition Lessons Learned the Hard Way (Jan 2020)

Dicky Grigg

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33 mins
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33 mins
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Session 12 — 33 mins, credit 0.50
Deposition Lessons Learned the Hard Way (Jan 2020)

Learn how depositions can make or break your case.

Originally presented at: Nov 2019 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Dicky Grigg, Spivey & Grigg L.L.P. - Austin, TX

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