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Taking and Defending Effective Depositions: Including a View From the Bench

On April 22, 2009 by Schnader

John Gisleson, Keith Whitson, and Robert Williams joined the Honorable Judith Olson, a judge in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County and a former Schnader attorney, to present “Taking and Defending Effective Depositions: Including a View From the Bench.” The seminar, sponsored by Lorman Education Services, was held on April 22, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The speakers discussed issues such as how to steer clear of deposition pitfalls, the do’s and don’ts for working with experts and other challenging witnesses, how to effectively prepare your client for deposition, how to handle ethical issues related to taking and defending depositions, and tips and tricks on persuasively using depositions at trial.