News — Deposition

10 Tips on Conducting a Winning Cross Examination

10 Tips on Conducting a Winning Cross Examination
What you learned in law school and most CLEs about cross examination won't help you much because much of what is taught is long outdated, ineffective, and potentially dangerous for your case.  In this in-depth dive into cross examination we address historical teachings on cross examination, why they are no longer relevant, and  how new methods will help you succeed in deposition, arbitration and trial. This article is intended to help everyone from law students to 40 year veteran trial lawyers. 
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Settle Your Case with Advance Depositions

Settle Your Case with Advance Depositions

With over 99% of civil legal cases settling before jury verdict, Trial Guides asked some of its authors to comment about how their book can be used not just in trial, but how to settle your case using their methods. An Interview with Paul Scoptur, co-author of Advanced Depositions: Strategy and Practice Obtaining Maximum Settlement Offers After Deposition By taking exceptional depositions, you get excellent settlements. A book on advanced depositions helps you get better settlement value on your case. Whether or not the case goes to trial, you have to do this anyway. You need to neutralize or take...

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Trial Guides Author Interview with Mark Kosieradzki

Trial Guides Author Interview with Mark Kosieradzki

The following is an interview conducted with Mark Kosieradzki, author of the Trial Guides book 30(b)(6): Deposing Corporations, Organizations & the Government.

Trial Guides: So, what made you want to write a book on 30(b)(6) depositions?

Mark: Well, you know what happened is, going through the practice of law I kept getting frustrated. I’d be going up against the government of the United States, corporations, entities, and I always just felt like they were going to crush me. And then I discovered 30(b)(6) is a tool that really is a David and Goliath.

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Dorothy Clay Sims Exposing the Deceptive Defense CLEs in California

Dorothy Clay Sims Exposing the Deceptive Defense CLEs in California
Join nationally renowned trial lawyer Dorothy Clay Sims who has made a career out of bringing to light the underhand tactics insurers and IME doctors use, for a day long, intensive seminar on exposing the deceptive defense. You'll learn how to defend your client against the IME doctor and convince the insurance company or jury what the claim is worth.
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Karen Koehler's Preparing for Deposition Video Comes to Trial Guides

Karen Koehler's Preparing for Deposition Video Comes to Trial Guides
Trial Guides is proud to announce we are now carrying Preparing for Deposition a deposition preparation video by Washington lawyer Karen Koehler. Every case deserves witness preparation for deposition and trial. In the Preparing for Deposition video, Karen Koehler instructs clients and witnesses how to prepare for testimony. She instructs witnesses on the ten essential rules of testimony. Loaded with tips and courtroom scenarios, it’s an important video
for any law firm to provide basic instructions on what happens in a deposition.  
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