How do you get the admissions you're seeking without inviting objections by opposing counsel? What kinds of tricks might the questioning attorney have up their sleeve, and how do you prepare your witness for them? This program will reveal the basics and best practices for taking and defending depositions. Build your confidence and skill no matter which side of the table you find yourself on - register today!
Learn how to prepare a working deposition outline.
Uncover real-world questioning techniques and tactics.
Detemine when and how to use objections and instruct your witness not to answer.
Find out what you should do when opposing counsel is being overly obstructive or aggressive.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys.
Preparing for the Deposition
Taking the Deposition
Defending the Deposition
Dealing With Difficult Deponents and Rambo Litigators
James M Susag is a shareholder with Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren Ltd., in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Since 1995, his commercial and real estate litigation trial practice has focused on franchise; dealer and contract disputes; and real estate, construction, and land use. He has extensive first chair litigation experience representing clients in numerous jury and court trials, domestic and international arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and appeals. Mr. Susag is a member of the Minnesota State, Hennepin County, and Ramsey County bar associations; the American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising; and the International Franchise Association. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin; as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th, 4th, and 8th circuits. Mr. Susag earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas; and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.
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