WINNING STRATEGIES FOR TODAY’S DEPOSITION PRACTICE
Online Replay Seminar
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MEMBER PRICE
$245.00
STANDARD PRICE
$295.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

ONLINE

Thursday, November 17, 2022

9:00 AM - 4:15 PM

Winning Strategies for Today’s Deposition Practice

Innovative Techniques to Improve Your Deposition Outcomes


Get Expert Advice!
Award-winning litigator, Sybil Dunlop, chairs a roster of highly respected litigators with deposition strategies and techniques for TODAY’S deposition. This expert faculty will show you up-to-date strategies, new technology, and tested tactics to deliver the results you need for your clients! Topics covered include:

  • Controlling the Conversation to Leverage the Impact of the Deposition
  • Deposing Expert Witnesses
  • Mastering Remote Depositions
  • Understanding the Role of Cognitive Biases
  • And More!

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 


9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
Welcome & Introduction
– Sybil L. Dunlop, Course Chair


9:05 – 9:50 a.m.
Developing Your Deposition Processes – What I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then
How to decide who to depose, when, and why; and what to do when the deposition is done.
– Leona B. Ajavon, Laura M. Matson & Kyle J. Pozan


9:50 – 9:55 a.m.
BREAK


9:55 – 10:55 a.m.
Controlling the Conversation to Leverage the Impact of the Deposition
How to create and drive a narrative for the deposition that supports your theory of the case.
– John W. Ursu


10:55 – 11:00 a.m.
BREAK


11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Preparing to Defend a Deposition
How to prepare your witness, correctly make objections that matter, avoid counterproductive disputes, and prevail on those that matter.
– Holley C.M. Horrell


11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own)


12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Taking and Defending Expert Depositions
How to prepare an expert, impeach, exhaust opinions, and obtain admissions.
– Annamarie A. Daley


1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Taking and Defending Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions
How to discover the corporation’s positions, obtain the foundation for discovery, and defend representatives.
– Dean C. Eyler


2:30 – 2:40 p.m.
BREAK


2:40 – 3:25 p.m.
Using Remote Depositions and Other Tech Tools to Create a Resource Conscious Deposition Practice
How to use technology to take productive depositions when working with a small budget and limited support staff, especially if you are a solo, non-profit, or small firm practitioner.
– Benjamin R. Kwan


3:25 – 3:30 p.m.
BREAK


3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Understanding the Role of Cognitive Biases When Taking and Defending a Deposition
How to identify and manage cognitive biases working for or against you during the deposition.
– Sybil L. Dunlop

LIVE IN-PERSON
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

ONLINE REPLAY
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Attend online
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.

$245 MSBA members / $245 paralegals / $295 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
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 customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 6.0 civil trial specialist credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$245.00
STANDARD PRICE
$295.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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