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Taking and Defending Depositions 202

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


 This program goes beyond prepping a witness and focuses on practical skills for attorneys taking or defending a deposition.  The program will cover topics such as:


Taking a Deposition

·         Purpose driven depositions

·         Using exhibits: when, why, and how

·         Critical listening

·         Staying on track with your strategy

·         Suspending v closing a deposition

·         Effective use of court reporter

Defending a Deposition

·         Stipulations

·         Properly using objections/ raising privilege issues

·         Controlling the deponent

·         Use of caucus/ breaks

·         Handling difficult opposition counsel


Registration Categories:
BBA Member – Free. Included as part of your membership.
Non-Member - $100.00

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Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):




Carolyn Barrett


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