Questioning a witness, handling opposing counsel tactics

Dealing with obstructionist maneuvers and improper speaking objections: Deposition Skills, Taking

Opposing counsel may press you with behavior intended to disrupt your deposition, keep the witness from answering your legitimate questions, and prolong the proceeding to exhaust your limited time. 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 opposing counsel tactics are explained and demonstrated.

Time: 15:40


Frank Rothschild

Frank Rothschild

Frank Rothschild is a judge on the District Court in Kauai, Hawaii and serves as an appellate mediator for the Hawaii Judiciary's Center for Alternati... - complete bio



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