Deposition Boot Camp
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Melville Marriott
1350 Walt Whitman Road | Melville, LI 11747
Friday, November 3, 2017 | RIT Inn & Conference Center
5257 West Henrietta Road | Rochester, NY 14467
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
5020 Main Street | Amherst, NY 14226
Friday, November 17, 2017 | Westchester Marriott
670 White Plains Road | Tarrytown, NY 10591
Friday, December 1, 2017 | New York State Bar Association | Live &
1 Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207
Saturday, December 2, 2017 | Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
801 University Avenue | Syracuse, NY 13210-0801
Friday, December 8, 2017 | New York Society of Security Analysts
1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036
4.0 MCLE Credits: 2.0 Professional Practice, 2.0 Skills
David Paul Horowitz, Esq. | Geringer, McNamara & Horowitz
today's litigation environment, maximizing the effectiveness of depositions is
critical to successfully prosecuting or defending your case, particularly since
deposition testimony is generally the only testimony obtained from parties and
critical witnesses. Learn effective techniques for taking and defending
depositions, navigating within the rules governing depositions while utilizing
them to full advantage, and neutralizing obnoxious adversaries while reining in
Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Trial Lawyers Section
Trial Lawyers Section Chair
Noreen DeWire Grimmick, Esq. | Hodgson Russ LLP
Not Able to Attend in Person?
A Live Webcast Option is Available: Friday, December 3*
If you cannot watch the webcast at the scheduled time and date, the recording will be available to you to access after the presentation date for a 60 day period enabling you to watch on your schedule and earn your MCLE credits.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the webcast.
PROGRAM AGENDA & FACULTY
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. - Welcome & Introduction
David Paul Horowitz, Esq.
9:10 a.m. -10:00 a.m. - The Rules: What You Know, Don’t Know, & Need To Know
- The Bad Old Days
- CPLR Provisions
- Part 221
- Seminal Cases
- Recent Cases
- Panel Discussion & Q&A
1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice
10:00 a.m. -10:50 a.m. - Lies, Damn Lies, & Errata Sheets
- CPLR 3116
- Cillo v. Resjefal Corp.
- Ashford v. Tannenhauser
- Bottalico v. New York
- Affidavits Conflicting With Deposition Testimony
- Feigned/Tailored Testimony
- Red Zone LLC v Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
- Proposed Commercial Division Rule
- Panel Discussion & Q&A1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice10:50 a.m. -11:05 a.m. - Break
11:05 a.m. -11:55 a.m. - You Can Do This
- Where Are You Going?
- What Wrestling Teaches Us About Depositions
- "It Depends on What the Meaning of 'Is' Is"
- Getting to "Yes"
- Follow The Leader?
- What To Do When You Don't Know Where You're Going
- Panel Discussion & Q&A1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills
11:55 a.m. -12:45 p.m. - Deposition Shenanigans, Obstreperous Witnesses, & Problem Lawyers
- "I Am Shocked..."
- Staying on the Record
- Remembering You Are On The Record
- Remembering the Rules
- Obtaining Rulings - To Call or Not to Call
- Penalties & Sanctions
- JHOs & Special Referees
- Panel Discussion & Q&A 1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills
NYSBA Member: $150
Trial Lawyers Section Member: $120
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than one attorney?
Three or more registrations from the same firm/organization are eligible for
our 20% Group Discount
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