You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
8:55 AM - 4:00 PM
LIVE ONLINE ONLY – NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE
In-Person Passholders – You may use your Pass to register for the live webcast at no charge.
Join a knowledgeable faculty for tips on how to improve your deposition techniques and results.
Learn best practices for:
8:25 – 8:55 a.m.
8:55 – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome & Introduction
– Sybil Dunlop, Course Chair
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Planning to Take a Deposition Remotely: Steps to Ensure Virtual Success
This session will discuss what to consider when conducting depositions virtually versus in-person, and tips for successful remote or socially distanced depositions.
– Kelly G. Laudon
10:00 – 10:05 a.m.
10:05 – 11:05 a.m.
How to Effectively Defend a Remote Deposition: Advocacy from Afar
COVID-19 is requiring attorneys and their clients to think on their feet like never before. Learn the best ways to communicate with your client during a remote deposition, what to consider when making objections, and how technology can work for you.
– Faris A. Rashid
11:05 – 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
"Was It Something I Said?" Gnarly Ethics Issues in Deposition Practice
1.0 ethics credit applied for
The line between zealous advocacy and ethical misconduct may blur in the sometimes contentious atmosphere of a deposition. During this session, the audience will work through hypotheticals concerning witness preparation, proper lines of questioning, and threats between opposing counsel to try to find a clear perspective.
– Eric T. Cooperstein
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Preparing for, Taking, and Defending Expert Witness Depositions – How to Score Points Even When the Witness Knows More Than You Ever Will About the Topic
– Sybil Dunlop & Philip Green
2:00 – 2:05 p.m.
2:05 – 2:50 p.m.
Computers, Communication, and Corporations: Taking and Defending Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions During a Pandemic
– Lariss J. Maldonado
2:50 – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Deposition Techniques that Save Time and Money
Learn how to work effectively with a court reporter, what to do when a witness doesn’t appear for a deposition, creating a good record, what to consider when deciding between an in-person and virtual deposition, and other money and time saving tips.
– Ben D. Kappelman & Tiana Towns
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
There are no replays.
$195 MSBA members / $195 paralegals / $245 standard rate
Other discounts that may apply:
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 5.75 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 5.75 credits.