The Disciplined Deposition: Tips for Taking a Deposition in a Federal Court Proceeding

Thursday, April 14, 2016
10:30 am -12:00 pm
Registration at 10:00 a.m.
R.S.V.P. for CLE by April 7, 2016

James T. Foley Courthouse
445 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207

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This CLE Program will provide information on a range of deposition-related topics, with an emphasis on careful preparation, tips for focused questioning and guidance on making conscientious objections.  The CLE will also cover ethical considerations and the boundaries of zealous advocacy during depositions and provide valuable insight from the bench on the appropriateness of court intervention during depositions.

Panel Members

The Honorable Daniel J. Stewart
U.S. Magistrate Judge
U. S. District Court Northern District of New York

Jessica Ansert Klami, Esq.
Young/Sommer LLC

Scott M. Peterson, Esq.
D’Orazio Peterson, LLP

Moderator

Lauren Owens, Esq.
Dreyer Boyajian LLP

Timed Agenda

10:30-10:35    Welcome/Introduction
10:35-10:50    Deposition Preparation (Jessica Klami)
10:50-11:10    Taking & Defending the Deposition (Jessica Klami & Scott Peterson)
11:10-11:15    When to Seek Court Intervention During a Deposition (Hon. Daniel Stewart)
11:15-11:30    Ethical Considerations (Scott Peterson)
11:30-11:40    Using Deposition Testimony at Trial (Hon. Daniel Stewart)
11:40-11:45    Questions/Discussion

The Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.

The Disciplined Deposition:  Tips for Taking a Deposition in a Federal Court Proceeding has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 credits (1.0 Professional Practice Credits; 0.5 Ethics Credits)

This program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

This is a single program.  No partial credit will be awarded.

This program is complimentary to all Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association Members.

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