Ethics Issues That Arise in Taking Depositions

Make Sure You Don't Cross Any Ethical Lines While Preparing or Taking a Deposition: Ethics, Ethics

Limitations on interviewing current or former employees of an opposing party while preparing for depositions or other discovery; limitations on compensating fact witnesses for their time spent in preparing for or giving depositions; cautions about taking discovery from a current client of your firm; ethical barriers to using means to gain access to social media information posted by an opponent; care in posing questions at a deposition to avoid making factual misrepresentations as a part of a question.

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Will Kipnes

Will Kipnes

Will Kipnes serves as chair of his firm's Committee on Professional Responsibility and as the firm's General Counsel with responsibilities for the 70-... - complete bio


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