Rules, procedures, tips and strategic considerations for taking and defending expert depositions. This track covers qualifying as an expert, expert and rebuttal reports, witness prep, questioning techniques, attorney-client privilege, and more.
An overview of working with expert witnesses, including consulting and testifying experts, qualification as an expert under the applicable rules, attorney-client privilege considerations, and expert and rebuttal reports.
Discussion of how to defend an expert deposition, including how to prepare for the expert witness prep, prepping the expert on deposition strategy, areas to focus on during the prep, objections, and redirect.
Discussion of how to conduct a witness prep meeting, focusing on making the witness comfortable with how the deposition will work, explaining how depositions differ from ordinary conversation, and giving the witness tips on how to answer questions.