When I work with law firms around the country on deposition training, there is one question I get repeatedly from new attorneys and veteran lawyers alike: How do you stop an attorney from making speaking objections? Speaking Objectors — “S.O.’s” as I refer to them — are essentially deposition bullies. They do whatever they… Continue Reading
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Of all the discovery tools you can use to win your case at trial, none is more powerful than the video deposition. In virtually every case I’ve tried in the last 20+ years, deposition video has figured prominently in my presentation. I know from speaking with hundreds of jurors and from testing video in jury… Continue Reading
Every trial lawyer has taken a deposition of a witness who talks too much. Sometimes the witness supplies additional irrelevant details. Or answers indirectly where a direct response would be more desirable. And adds their opinion when it wasn’t requested. Or tells you what they think you are trying to get out of them, even… Continue Reading
Remember when you got your first haircut? You probably didn’t want to do it. Someone likely made you. You resisted it, because it was a new experience. It felt dangerous and scary. But in the end, you looked amazing (don’t be modest, now, you know you looked amazing)! When it comes to trial practice, litigators… Continue Reading