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2023 Winning at Deposition eConference

Contains material from Aug 2023

2023 Winning at Deposition eConference
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One of the best deposition courses I have seen.

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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
  • Preparing the Witness for Deposition
  • Dealing with the Problem of Opposing Counsel 
In addition, access the eBook "Winning at Deposition" by Shane Reed, as part of your eConference.*
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The eBook is available for online viewing only. It may not be printed or shared.
 

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides No Materials

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.75
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA, PA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2024

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1. Developing a Winning Strategy (Aug 2023)

Shane Read

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Developing a Winning Strategy (Aug 2023)

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

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Shane Read, Deposition and Trial Skills Trainer, Consultant, and Author - Dallas, TX

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2. Developing Your Trial Cross Through the Adverse Deposition (Aug 2023)

Trey Cox

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Developing Your Trial Cross Through the Adverse Deposition (Aug 2023)

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

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Trey Cox, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP - Dallas, TX

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3. Discussion Group (Aug 2023)

Trey Cox, Elizabeth M. Fraley, Paula Fisette Sweeney

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Discussion Group (Aug 2023)

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Trey Cox, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP - Dallas, TX
Elizabeth M. Fraley, Baylor Law School - Waco, TX
Paula Fisette Sweeney, Slack Davis Sanger LLP - Dallas, TX

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4. Deposing for the Defendant (Aug 2023)

Elizabeth M. Fraley

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Deposing for the Defendant (Aug 2023)

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. Explore best practices for both aspects of taking depositions on behalf of a defendant.

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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5. Overcoming the Problem Witness (Aug 2023)

Paula Fisette Sweeney

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Overcoming the Problem Witness (Aug 2023)

Gain techniques to handle the difficult witness—yours or theirs.

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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6. ​How to Overcome the Worst Problems at Depositions (Aug 2023)

Shane Read, David J. Beck, Quentin Brogdon, Hon. Eric M. Shepperd

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​How to Overcome the Worst Problems at Depositions (Aug 2023)

Acquire the techniques to use in overcoming the worst problems at deposition.

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Shane Read, Deposition and Trial Skills Trainer, Consultant, and Author - Dallas, TX
David J. Beck, Beck Redden LLP - Houston, TX
Quentin Brogdon, Crain Brogdon LLP - Dallas, TX
Hon. Eric M. Shepperd, Travis County Court at Law No. 2 - Austin, TX

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7. Depositions in Business Litigation (Aug 2023)

Brett Johnson

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Depositions in Business Litigation (Aug 2023)

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

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Brett Johnson, Winston & Strawn LLP - Dallas, TX

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8. Beating the Expert (Aug 2023)

Quentin Brogdon

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Beating the Expert (Aug 2023)

Learn how to avoid being intimidated and how to set realistic, attainable goals when you depose the expert.

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Quentin Brogdon, Crain Brogdon LLP - Dallas, TX

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9. Preparing Witnesses for Depositions (Aug 2023)

Hon. Manpreet Singh

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Preparing Witnesses for Depositions (Aug 2023)

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: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Hon. Manpreet Singh, Houston, TX

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10. Discussion Group (Aug 2023)

Quentin Brogdon, Paul N. Gold, Shane Read, Hon. Manpreet Singh

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Discussion Group (Aug 2023)

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Quentin Brogdon, Crain Brogdon LLP - Dallas, TX
Paul N. Gold, Aversano & Gold - Houston, TX
Shane Read, Deposition and Trial Skills Trainer, Consultant, and Author - Dallas, TX
Hon. Manpreet Singh, Houston, TX

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11. Depositions of Corporate Representatives (Aug 2023)

Paul N. Gold

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Depositions of Corporate Representatives (Aug 2023)

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: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

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

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12. Dealing With the Problem of Opposing Counsel (Aug 2023)

Jennifer Doan

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Dealing With the Problem of Opposing Counsel (Aug 2023)

How to avoid intimidation and manage the disruptive, disreputable, and overly zealous opposing counsel in an ethical, civil, and professional manner.

Originally presented: Jun 2023 Winning at Deposition: Skills and Strategy

Jennifer Doan, Haltom & Doan - Texarkana, TX