Out-of-State Subpoenas & Interstate Discovery (On-Demand)

$169.00

This CLE course will discuss all things related to serving cross-state and cross-district subpoenas in state and federal courts. The presenters will discuss the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, the Uniform Foreign Depositions Act, and the various state-specific subpoena requirements when dealing with serving subpoenas in different jurisdictions. Amongst other things, the course will focus on practical pointers for strategically planning interstate discovery. This live webinar will help practitioners with the most commonly presented cross-border and interstate discovery issues from attorneys who have litigated matters in dozens of states.

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Event Details

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Evan M. Goldman, Esq., Susan V. Metcalfe, Esq.

General Credits

2

Course Description

This CLE course will discuss all things related to serving cross-state and cross-district subpoenas in state and federal courts. The presenters will discuss the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, the Uniform Foreign Depositions Act, and the various state-specific subpoena requirements when dealing with serving subpoenas in different jurisdictions. Amongst other things, the course will focus on practical pointers for strategically planning interstate discovery. This live webinar will help practitioners with the most commonly presented cross-border and interstate discovery issues from attorneys who have litigated matters in dozens of states.

Principles

  • Procedures to obtain out-of-state subpoenas
  • Traps for the unwary when seeking out-of-state subpoenas
  • Serving cross-district Federal Subpoenas
  • Enforcement of out-of-state subpoenas

Syllabus

  1. Scope of presentation a) Out-of-state subpoenas for state-court civil matters b) Cross-District federal court subpoenas
  2. Ethics considerations a) Bar opinions that found it is unethical to serve unenforceable subpoenas b) Discussion of what makes a subpoena unenforceable c) Unauthorized practice considerations when taking out-of-state deposition
  3. Strategically planning interstate discovery
  4. Procedures to obtain out-of-state subpoenas a) Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act b) Uniform Foreign Depositions Act / Commission / Notice c) Court involvement required
  5. Factors to weigh in deciding to issue out-of-state subpoenas
  6. Nuances in various state court procedures: Tips for the unwary
  7. Serving the out-of-state subpoena
  8. Enforcement of out-of-state subpoena a) Strategy and documents needed to enforce out-of-state subpoena b) Strategy to oppose an out-of-state subpoena when representing the nonparty
  9. Recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Instructors

Evan M. Goldman, Esq.

Susan V. Metcalfe, Esq.

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