Depositions: The Comprehensive Guide

  Depositions: The Comprehensive Guide 


By Steven Babitsky, Esq., James J. Mangraviti, Jr. Esq.  




The overwhelming majority of all testimony given by expert witnesses is given in depositions. This book shows expert witnesses how to excel during their depositions.

You will learn:


The questions you should expect to be asked

How to truthfully and artfully answer counsel’s questions

How to defeat opposing counsel’s tactics

Special techniques for excelling during videotaped depositions

The law governing depositions and how to avoid abuse

How to properly prepare for your deposition

How to set and collect your fee

Techniques for answering trick and difficult questions



Product Details:
Copyright 2007
ISBN 1-892904-32-4
Hardcover, 424 Pages
Seak Inc.

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Deposition Law and Procedure

Chapter 2: Understanding the Strategies and Goals of Opposing Counsel

Chapter 3: Preparing for Your Deposition

Chapter 4: Subpoenas, Subpoenas Duces Tecum, and the Use of Documents at Deposition

Chapter 5: What Experts Can Expect to Be Asked

Chapter 6: Deposition Advice for Expert Witnesses

Chapter 7: Understanding and Defeating Counsel's Deposition Tactics

Chapter 8: Setting and Collecting Your Fee

Chapter 9: Videotaped Depositions

Chapter 10: Handling Abuse

Chapter 11: Truthfully and Artfully Answering Trick and Difficult Questions at Deposition

Chapter 12: Sample Annotated Expert Deposition Transcripts