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2021 Winning at Deposition eConference

Contains material from Jun 2021

2021 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? Winning at Deposition is a program to learn from top Texas litigators as they share their deposition tips and techniques. Topics include:
 
  • Developing a Winning Strategy
  • Developing Your Trial Cross Through the Adverse Deposition
  • Overcoming the Problem Witness
  • Depositions in Business Litigation
  • Beating the Expert
  • Taking Effective Depositions in the Age of Social Distancing
  • Overcoming Difficult Depositions

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.75
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • Specialization: Civil Appellate Law | Bankruptcy Law | Consumer Law | Civil Trial Law | Family Law | Labor and Employment Law | Personal Injury Trial Law | Workers' Compensation Law
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2023

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1. Developing a Winning Strategy (Jun 2021)

Shane Read

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Developing a Winning Strategy (Jun 2021)

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

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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2. Developing Your Trial Cross Through the Adverse Deposition?  (Jun 2021)

Tracy Walters McCormack

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Developing Your Trial Cross Through the Adverse Deposition?  (Jun 2021)

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

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Tracy Walters McCormack, The University of Texas School of Law - Austin, TX

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3. Deposing for the Defendant (Jun 2021)

Elizabeth M. Fraley

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Deposing for the Defendant (Jun 2021)

Effective deposition preparation and technique help achieve the dual goals of securing important admissions and discovering the Plaintiff’s case such that the Defendant is not surprised at trial. This topic covers best practices for both aspects of taking depositions on behalf of a defendant.

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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4. Overcoming the Problem Witness (Jun 2021)

Paula Fisette Sweeney

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Overcoming the Problem Witness (Jun 2021)

How to handle the difficult witness, yours or theirs.

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Paula Fisette Sweeney, Slack Davis Sanger LLP - Dallas, TX

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5. Morning Q&A (Jun 2021)

Quentin Brogdon, Shane Read

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Morning Q&A (Jun 2021)

Take a break from formal instruction as the program co-chairs answer your questions about deposition strategies.

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Quentin Brogdon, Crain Brogdon Rogers, LLP - Dallas, TX
Shane Read, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas - Dallas, TX

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6. Keynote (Jun 2021)

Shane Read

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Keynote (Jun 2021)

Basic and Advanced Skills Workshop with Quentin and Shane.

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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7. Depositions in Business Litigation (Jun 2021)

Karen C. Burgess

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Depositions in Business Litigation (Jun 2021)

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

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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8. Beating the Expert (Jun 2021)

Quentin Brogdon

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Session 8 —47 mins
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Beating the Expert (Jun 2021)

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: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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9. Taking Depositions in Tort Cases (Jun 2021)

Rob Crain

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Session 9 —31 mins
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Taking Depositions in Tort Cases (Jun 2021)

Strategic case building and effective discovery with lay witness and expert depositions.

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Rob Crain, Crain Brogdon Rogers, LLP - Dallas, TX

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10. Afternoon Q&A (Jun 2021)

Quentin Brogdon, Shane Read

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14 mins
Session 10 —14 mins
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Afternoon Q&A (Jun 2021)

Take a break from formal instruction as the program co-chairs answer your questions about deposition strategies.

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Quentin Brogdon, Crain Brogdon Rogers, LLP - Dallas, TX
Shane Read, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas - Dallas, TX

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11. Zoomba: Learning to Stay Fit and Take Effective Depositions in the Age of Social Distancing (Jun 2021)

Paul N. Gold

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29 mins
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Zoomba: Learning to Stay Fit and Take Effective Depositions in the Age of Social Distancing (Jun 2021)

The presentation will provide observations and insights into scheduling and taking depositions remotely from practical experience. It will also discuss case law dealing with deposition practice during the COVID pandemic. 

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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12. Some Depositions are Hard to Overcome (Jun 2021)

Frank L. Branson

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Some Depositions are Hard to Overcome (Jun 2021)

Arthur Godfrey had a TV show once called "Kids Say the Darndest Things". The same can be true with witnesses in depositions.

Originally presented: Apr 2021 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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