Depositions are typically described as stressful experiences, but few individuals are adequately prepared to provide testimony in a deposition. Attendees will gain an understanding of deposition basics and general guidelines to be followed by the deponent. The session will feature a deposition-simulation 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.
- List the nine basic rules to follow when you are deposed
- Name at least two goals of attorneys during a deposition
- Describe at least two common pitfall questions and a strategy to answer each