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

Thursday, March 31, 2016
10:30 am -12:00 pm
Registration at 10:00 a.m.
R.S.V.P. for CLE by March 24, 2016

James M. Hanley Federal Building and Courthouse
Ceremonial Courtroom
100 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, New York

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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 David E. Peebles
U.S. Magistrate Judge
U. S. District Court Northern District of New York

Suzanne O. Galbato, Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Julian B. Modesti, Esq.
Menter, Rudin & Trivelpiece, P.C.

Moderators

Jason C. Halpin, Esq.
Barclay Damon LLP

Suzanne Messer, Esq.
Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC

Timed Agenda

10:30-10:35    Welcome/Introduction
10:35-10:50    Deposition Preparation (Suzanne Galbato)
10:50-11:15    Taking & Defending the Deposition (Julian Modesti)
11:15-11:25    When to Seek Court Intervention During a Deposition (Hon. David E. Peebles)
11:25-11:40    Ethical Considerations (Suzanne Galbato)
11:40-11:55    Using Deposition Testimony at Trial (Hon. David E. Peebles)
11:55-12:00    Questions/Discussion

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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