Plan, Notice and Prepare: A Paralegal’s Guide to Depositions (On-Demand)

$169.00

Depositions are a key discovery tool, and how you plan and prepare for them will have a considerable impact on your case.  Depositions are likely to be the first significant expense your clients will face in their case, and your preparation and use of technology should be thoughtfully considered.   Learn from an experienced trial paralegal how to plan them, notice them effectively and prepare your attorneys with checklists and exhibits.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Stephanie B. Elliott, NCCP

Original Date Of Course

Ethics Credits

2

Course Description

Depositions are a key discovery tool, and how you plan and prepare for them will have a considerable impact on your case.  Depositions are likely to be the first significant expense your clients will face in their case, and your preparation and use of technology should be thoughtfully considered.   Learn from an experienced trial paralegal how to plan them, notice them effectively and prepare your attorneys with checklists and exhibits.

Syllabus

  1. Why Depose? An Explanation of the Federal Rules Governing this Discovery Practice
  2. How to Schedule like a Pro: Strategy and Best practices for the order of your witnesses and the use of subpoenas and deposition notices
  3. Client and Witness Preparation
  4. Checklist of Logistical Deposition Needs- Now that you served the Notice, what’s next?
  5. Exhibits and Documents
  6. Organization of materials once the Deposition is complete

Instructor

Stephanie B. Elliott, NCCP