Deposition Practice (SD 252)


Deposition Practice is an intensive five-day intersession course providing instruction on (1) preparing for depositions (both prepping witnesses & planning to take and defend); (2) dealing with the mechanics of noticing a deposition, issuing a subpoena, and securing a court reporter; (3) taking and defending depositions of both fact witnesses and experts; and (4) using deposition transcripts to support motions or at trial. Students will be provided opportunities to practice deposition taking techniques and opportunities will be provided to review video of the student's performance for interested students. A panel of practicing lawyers will meet with the class to explain their tips, tricks, and techniques. This course is graded non-anonymously Honors, Credit, Low Pass, No Credit. This course is open to non-TJSL students, alumni, practicing lawyers, and paralegals.


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