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Litigation Skills Series: Basics of Taking and Defending a Deposition

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Friday, April 16, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

  • via LIVE WEBINAR: using Zoom. You will be emailed access information.
  • via recorded WEBCAST: View online anytime. You will be emailed the training link once the webcast is ready (within a week of the live event).

Instructors:

  • Jane Santoni, Santoni, Vocci & Ortega, LLC
  • Daria Zane, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

Topics:

  • Depositions within the broader scope of discovery and the timeline of the case;
  • Deciding whom to depose;
  • Preparing your witness to be deposed;
  • Mechanics of depositions: notification, scheduling, and execution;
  • Openings at depositions;
  • Handling exhibits at depositions;
  • Tips for deposing a witness or defending a deposition;
  • Later use of the deposition record; and
  • Testimony at a deposition vs. testimony at trial.

This training will include a break-out session for practice, and an open Q/A time. The skills training portion of the event will be made available as an on-demand webcast recording.

 

Participation is open to lawyers who:

  • have already accepted a pro bono commitment through a PBRC training within the past 12 months; OR
  • commit to answer at least three legal questions for low-income Marylanders, using the https://Maryland.FreeLegalAnswers.org website.  (Instructions will  be provided.)

You can visit www.probonomd.org/training to accept a pro bono commitment through a PBRC training. Opportunities are statewide and through a myriad of legal services organizations.

 

Sponsored by Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

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Questions? Contact Kiah Pierre at kpierre@probonomd.org.

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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/litigation-mentoring

Venue

Live Webinar
MD

Organizer

PBRC
Phone:
410-837-9379
Website:
www.probonomd.org