Date & Time
Monday, October 2, 2023, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
418 Deposition Basics: Expect Challenges, Avoid Pitfalls*

Depositions are typically described as stressful and can leave those deposed feeling uncertain or disappointed. Attendees will gain an understanding of deposition basics, general guidelines to follow, and insights into the attorneys? deposition goals. The session will feature a simulated deposition question-and-answer format using audience participation to demonstrate the challenges and pitfalls of attorney questioning and will share strategies that can increase the likelihood of a successful deposition.

Educational Objectives
  • List the nine basic rules to follow when you are deposed
  • Name at least two goals of attorneys during a deposition
  • Describe common pitfall questions and strategies to answer them

Level: Basic