Winning at Deposition

Author: D. Shane Read

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781481104067

Category: Law

Page: 256

View: 8364

Winning at Deposition won the highest award available for legal publications: ACLEA's Award for Professional Excellence. The book won first prize from a field of over 300 entries submitted by continuing legal education publishers from across the USA. Written by the best-selling author of Winning at Trial, this book shows beginning and experienced attorneys how to win at deposition every time. With the first chapter explaining all the ins and outs of taking and defending a deposition, the remainder of the book reveals strategies that will help every lawyer vastly improve his deposition skills. Discover why much of the conventional wisdom about depositions is completely wrong, learn how to beat an expert witness every time, get innovative advice on witness preparation, and master the secrets that guarantee success with argumentative lawyers and lying witnesses.Unlike any other book, this one teaches from transcripts and videos of actual depositions. You will learn from the skillful techniques---and memorable failures---that occurred at the most famous depositions of all time, those of President Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, and O.J. Simpson. It's all here, clearly explained in an easy-to-understand format. In addition, the book provides detailed analysis of video depositions located at the book's website www.winningatdeposition.com.

Winning at Trial

Author: D. Shane Read

Publisher: Ntl Inst for Trial Advocacy

ISBN: 9781601560018

Category: Trial practice

Page: 425

View: 756

David Ball on Damages

The Essential Update : a Plaintiff's Attorney's Guide to Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases

Author: David A. Ball

Publisher: Ntl Inst for Trial Advocacy

ISBN: 9781556819407

Category: Damages

Page: 403

View: 5361

Effective Deposition

Techniques and Strategies that Work

Author: David M. Malone,Peter T. Hoffman,Anthony J. Bocchino

Publisher: Ntl Inst for Trial Advocacy

ISBN: 9781601560476

Category: Depositions

Page: 417

View: 6319

Taking and Defending Depositions

Author: Stuart M. Israel

Publisher: ALI-ABA

ISBN: 9780831808150

Category: Law

Page: 321

View: 4876

Advice for lawyers on how to take and defend depositions.

Turning Points at Trial

Great Lawyers Share Secrets, Strategies and Skill

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985027117

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 8496

Award-winning author Shane Read interviews thirteen of the greatest lawyers in the country who share the secrets from their most interesting cases. Everything is covered from depositions to trials to appeals. Learn new strategies that you can apply immediately in your practice. Unlike other textbooks, you will learn trial skills from actual litigation battles, not from unrealistic hypotheticals. Additional video and audio materials discussed in the book can be found at www.TurningPointsatTrial.com.

The Deposition Handbook

A Guide to Help You Give a Winning Deposition

Author: Virginia A. Lathan,Dale S. Wilson

Publisher: CurryCo Publications

ISBN: 0963619578

Category: Law

Page: 123

View: 2338

Lathan's guide can help witnesses and attorneys get through the deposition process easily and knowledgeably. She gives relevant information in plain English, points out pitfalls, reveals inside information about the procedure itself, and then shows how to function in an effective, informed, and confident way. (Legal Reference/Law)

10,000 Depositions Later

33 Tips for Taking Superior Depositions

Author: Jim Garrity

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539056294

Category:

Page: 120

View: 1126

Depositions are the new trial. Prepare accordingly. Top national trial lawyer Jim Garrity, with far in excess of 10,000 depositions under his belt, wrote this book - now in its second edition - after reading studies showing that the civil trial in our judicial system is on the verge of complete extinction. One legal scholar found that about only about one percent of all federal lawsuits now end in a trial. State court lawsuits have similarly fallen off the cliff. So now depositions truly are the new trials. That's because depositions are in most instances the only place any witness will ever testify. So your outcome will depend heavily, even exclusively, on deposition testimony. There are many books for sale about deposition strategies and tactics. So what hasn't been written already? The answer is, everything. The books, treatises and seminars previously on the market overwhelmingly address the mechanical aspects of depositions. They tell us to be sure to organize documents, to mark exhibits as we use them, and to work from an outline to make sure we don't miss anything. These "tips" are instinctive and most lawyers learn them in a law school trial practice course. That's not what you need. Garrity's view is that what trial lawyers really need are a set of tactics that have been battle-tested over and again, in thousands of cases and against the country's best lawyers. On this note, if you search his name in the federal PACER database in the two states where he practices, you'll see he's appeared in more than nine hundred federal cases. And because half his practice is in state courts, he conservatively estimates that he's appeared in more than 2,000 career cases. His practice area has always been high-volume and involves many depositions. The typical case involves between ten and twenty depositions; basic math tells us he's likely taken or defended in excess of 20,000 depositions over his career, but he opted for a conservative title in naming the book. Garrity's goal wasn't to add another book to the shelf about the basic mechanics of taking depositions. It was to discuss strategies and techniques you can't find in the rules. Over the course of thousands and thousands of depositions he's paid attention to what works and what doesn't, and made many changes, sometimes almost imperceptible, in the way he approaches them. Many of those changes lead to big payoffs. Some people say that if you focus on the basics you'll do just fine. Garrity thinks the opposite. If you're not looking for opportunities in the corners, where no one else is looking, if you're not looking for the micro-advantages that make a difference in the close cases and get you across the goal line, you're missing opportunities. This systematic approach is the difference between amateurs and pros. Small changes often result in the biggest gains. Professionals always look in the corners for micro-advantages. For example, professional athletes - once they establish their basic routines - immediately begin looking for ways to improve them. They devote enormous resources to finding advantages to improve their skills. It may be a slight adjustment to the way they run, the way they throw, the way they hold the bat, hold the club or kick the ball. Once they make those changes, they immediately begin looking for a way to make those changes even better. It never stops. Professionals in every occupation know that continued success demands a constant hunt for improvements. The practice of law is no different. Try the spectacular, often ingenious techniques in this book, and use them often, making your own adjustments to suit your style. If you are hesitant to implement them on a widespread basis, try them individually. You will see immediate, substantial differences in the effectiveness of your examinations.

The Deposition Handbook

Author: Dennis R. Suplee,Nicole Reimann,H. Justin Park

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9781454807988

Category: Law

Page: 636

View: 2704

Depositions are playing a more critical role in the litigation process. Make sure you have considered various tactics, strategies and potential problems when going into your next deposition. Tap into the vast experience of expert litigators with the Deposition Handbook, Fifth Edition, and gain valuable insights and skills including: Practical advice covering every stage of a deposition Techniques for eliciting information and effective questioning Video deposition guidelines Proven strategies, procedures, and case studies Rules governing conduct Sample questions And much more The Deposition Handbook delivers on being a truly user-friendly and concise guide offering expert advice on the strategies, tactics, and mechanics needed to handle depositions successfully. Get specific examples and scenarios covering: Whether counsel may interview an adverse party's current or former employees (§ 2.04) Private conferences between the deponent and counsel during the course of the deposition (§ 11.02) The pros and cons of "the usual stipulations" (§ 10.05 Questioning techniques including: Jumping from the specific to the general (§ 9.07) Posing the either-answer question (§ 9.08) Written from a litigator's perspective, it delivers insights into how to make sure the witness becomes a champion for your side of the case. Find out how to effectively prepare the witness to testify most effectively and what factors to consider in deciding whether to prepare the witness to do more than just answer the question. It is a must-read for every young trial attorney or a great refresher to even the most experienced litigator. Add the Deposition Handbook to your bookshelf today!

Litigation in Practice

Author: Curtis Karnow

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781946074041

Category: Law

Page: 190

View: 545

Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow's Litigation in Practice provides invaluable tips, court room strategies and helpful insights of the trial process, with a no-nonsense writing style, offering "courtroom do's and don'ts" that every new trial lawyer and student needs in understanding that "law is what happens in the courtroom." Other sections provide advanced practical guidance for settlement, case management, using case precedent, and expert testimony.

Schlesinger's Comparative Law

Cases, Text, Materials

Author: Ugo Mattei,Rudolf B. Schlesinger,Teemu Ruskola,Antonio Gidi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781587785917

Category: Law

Page: 1026

View: 9712

This book enlarges the perspective of comparative law to include the experiences of the non-Western world, which increasingly occupies the center stage in a global approach to the law. Accordingly, the book incorporates diverse legal materials from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In addition, it includes a greatly enhanced methodological discussion that brings the book up-to-date with the latest debates in the field

Byzantium and Bulgaria, 775-831

Author: Panos Sophoulis

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004206965

Category: History

Page: 400

View: 6875

Drawing on written and material sources, the book offers a comprehensive analysis of Byzantium's relations with Bulgaria during the late eighth and early ninth centuries, one of the most crucial and formative periods in the history of both medieval states.

Battles of the Dark Ages

British Battlefields AD 410 to 1065

Author: Peter Marren

Publisher: Pen & Sword

ISBN: 9781844158843

Category: History

Page: 210

View: 3524

Britain was a place of conflict in the Dark Ages, between the departure of the Romans and the Norman Conquest. Clashes of allegiance, competition for territory and resources, and intense rivalries among the warlords and kings gave rise to frequent outbreaks of fighting. This was the time of legendary military leaders, like Arthur, Alfred and Canute, and of literally hundreds of battles. In this fascinating book, Peter Marren investigates this confused era of warfare, looks for the reality behind the myths, and uses the techniques of modern scholarship to show how battles were fought in that brutal age, where they were fought, and why.

Point Made

How to Write Like the Nation's Top Advocates

Author: Ross Guberman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199943850

Category: Law

Page: 352

View: 6600

In Point Made, Ross Guberman uses the work of great advocates as the basis of a valuable, step-by-step brief-writing and motion-writing strategy for practitioners. The author takes an empirical approach, drawing heavily on the writings of the nation's 50 most influential lawyers.

Victories of the Martyrs

Author: Saint Alfonso Maria De' Liguori

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781378551936

Category: History

Page: 486

View: 702

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

A Topographical History of Surrey;

Author: Edward Wedlake Brayley,John Britton,Edward William Brayley

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781378876473

Category: History

Page: 720

View: 7288

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Effective Deposition: Techniques and Strategies That Work, Fourth Edition

Author: David M. Malone,Peter T. Hoffman

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1632814234

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 4245

The Effective Deposition will prepare you to successfully take, defend, and use the deposition to its greatest advantage. Advocates and law students have long relied on The Effective Deposition to get essential know-how for the most critical step in discovery. In this updated Fourth Edition, David Malone, Peter Hoffman and contributing author, Anthony J. Bocchino, again apply their expertise as attorneys and educators to bring you critical information and insight. They explain new discovery rules in evidence and civil procedure, and they discuss the impact of continuing technological developments, including e-discovery and digital transcription, on your practice. New to this edition is a chapter dedicated to Rule 30(b)(6) organization depositions--the most powerful and efficient discovery tool available in complex litigation. This edition also provides new and expanded material on using depositions in motion practice and trial and taking and using preservation depositions. Depositions remain a critical element of your practice, regardless of whether you face trial or alternative dispute resolution. With the increasing trend toward non-trial resolutions, depositions are being used more and more in motions, negotiated settlements, mediations, arbitrations, and dismissals. Be prepared for it all with The Effective Deposition.