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Deposition Testimony, Helping a witness correct mistakes

Deposition Testimony, Helping a witness correct mistakes

Time: 16:44 Techniques and options for putting on the record corrections to testimony the witness has already given under oath: when and how to fix it; how to deal with opposing counsel..

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Deposition Testimony, Making objections to hearsay

Deposition Testimony, Making objections to hearsay

Time: 18:55 Listening for Signals; Handling the Complexities of the Hearsay Rules: Recognizing objections to oral testimony (in a compartment different from documents and other exhibits). Efficient ways to narrow your focus on hearsay..

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Taking Depositions,  Deposing a witness named to speak for a company

Taking Depositions, Deposing a witness named to speak for a company

Time: 9:34 Avoid Common Pitfalls in Deposing a Witness Who Is Testifying on behalf of an Organization: Selecting the topics that define the scope to be covered by the witness; drafting the notice or subpoena; defending the notice against objecti..

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Taking Depositions,  Handling obstruction or coaching by opposing counsel

Taking Depositions, Handling obstruction or coaching by opposing counsel

Time: 15:40 Dealing with obstructionist maneuvers and improper speaking objections: You need to make a good record in case you need to go to the judge on one or more issues. The techniques for handling disruptive and time-wasting tactics are exp..

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Defending a Party Witness, Basic preparation checklist

Defending a Party Witness, Basic preparation checklist

Time: 13:25 The Basics: Check the deposition notice for mistakes that could support objections ; round up the necessary resources to prepare your witness and to defend the deposition successfully. Negotiate with the deposing lawyer about terms a..

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Deposition Preparation, Talking in lay terms with the witness

Deposition Preparation, Talking in lay terms with the witness

Time: 15:51 Basic communication techniques for preparing witnesses: How a lawyer talks to a lay witness affects what the witness learns. Visualize the witness’s concerns and relieve anxiety; develop rapport..

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Ethics Issues That Arise In Witness Preparation

Ethics Issues That Arise In Witness Preparation

Time: 17:19 Straightforward guidelines for the lawyer: In nine areas of witness preparation, there is relatively little danger of overstepping ethical bounds. Eight other areas present some harder questions about witness preparation...

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Options for Controlling a Difficult Witness

Options for Controlling a Difficult Witness

Time: 10:48 When the witness wants to work against you: Repeat, refocus, confront and other techniques available to rein in a difficult witness on cross examination..

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Deposition Preparation, Explaining how the Rules Work

Deposition Preparation, Explaining how the Rules Work

Time: 13:53 Explain the basics to a witness who is new to the deposition process: How the court reporter works; taking breaks; how objections work; other guidance...

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"Arguing" Via Experts

"Arguing" Via Experts

Time: 11:52 Using Expert Conclusions in an Opening Statement: Previewing experts' testimony, introduce the expert’s credentials, describe the process used; explain the conclusions reached...

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Advanced Techniques

Advanced Techniques

Time: 17:49 Refining the closing argument:  Increase your effectiveness in closing arguments with the use of emotion, gently placing blame on a plaintiff, using an adversary's words, and including the jury in the trial's issues...

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An Introduction: 9 Core Skills For Winning Advocacy

An Introduction: 9 Core Skills For Winning Advocacy

Time: 4:08 Overview of this series: Practice exercises hone the individual skills important to successful advocacy: Choice of words, voice, body language, listening, and delivery...

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Appeal Strategies

Appeal Strategies

Time: 22:00 Strategies for successful appellate advocacy: Whether to appeal; settlement possibilities; briefing (including issue limitation, length, complexity, highlighting and formatting); oral argument (including language, candor, responding ..

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Be Cautious About Joint Representation

Be Cautious About Joint Representation

Time: 13:16 Representation of more than one client in the same matter: Safeguards for the lawyer against the inherent potential conflicts of interest, confidentiality issues, and privilege problems lurking in almost every joint representation...

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