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Litigating a Slip and Fall Case Against the City: Crumbling Sidewalks & Ruptured Breast Implants

A potential client walks into your office. She was walking down the street to her doctor’s appointment from her condo when she got her toe caught in the uneven sidewalk and fell hard on her chest. Because her arms were outstretched as she fell, her breast implants ruptured when she hit the cement. Does this person have a claim against the city?<br><br>

Slip & Fall Claim Against the City of San Diego 

Brett Schreiber tried this exact case. His client, the wife of the disgraced former mayor, was awarded $85,000 in damages against the city.

In this CLE course Brett will mainly address how to bring tort claims against a government entity and the fine points of litigating the case, with in in-depth discussion of jury instructions and strategic considerations. To access the course please click here: Slip and Fall: Crumbling Sidewalks and Ruptured Breast Implants.

Brett also discusses:

  • Filing your governmental claim
  • Minors & incompetents
  • What the claim must state
  • Pleading with particularity
  • Accrual
  • Identifying statutory grounds
  • Additional elements
  • Pitfalls
  • Investigation
  • Using Google Street View to find to access pictures of past conditions
  • Establishing notice of the dangerous conditions
  • Voir dire

Brett Schreiber’s practice includes mass torts, personal injury, medical malpractice and condemnation law. Brett is a young lawyer who has begun to distinguish himself as one of the next generation of legal leaders. In 2009 he earned recognition as one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys, perhaps the youngest person to do so. He is slated to be the youngest President in the history of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • Missouri (MO)
  • New Hampshire (NH)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • North Dakota (ND)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in California and around the country. For more information about CLE in California please click the following link: CA CLE.

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Dog Bite Law CLE Course: Canine Aggression from the Expert’s Perspective

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Aggression is the most common canine behavior problem referred to veterinary … deep bite and thrash? Going for face? How many people has the dog bitten? Because of this aggression in dogs, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that roughly 4.5 million people are bitten each year – accounting for a third of all homeowners’ insurance claims each year. In addition to civil liability, dog owners can face jail time if their dog attacks another person under city, county and state laws, and dogs are often euthanized due to their aggression.

Dog bites can cause serious physical problems or disfigurement and can also be emotionally traumatizing. The behavior, training and disposition of the dog are often key aspects of the case when it comes to damages, criminal liability and the decision to euthanize the dog. Understanding canine aggression is the key to understanding dog bite law and getting the best results for your clients.

Presented by Dr. Rolan Tripp, this CLE course is designed to help lawyers assess canine aggression in dog bite cases in order to better represent the injured victim or the owner of the dog. A veterinary behavior consultant, Dr. Tripp mainly discusses dog bite statistics, breed specifics & legislation, the veterinarian’s perspective, why dogs bite, diagnosing aggression and euthanization criteria. To access this course please click here: Dog Bite Law: Canine Aggression from the Expert’s Perspective.

Further topics covered in this canine aggression course:

  • Dog bite financials
  • The dog bite severity scale
  • Examples of pathophysiological (medical) contribution to canine aggression
  • Injury to human faces
  • Criminal penalties
  • Preventing dog aggression
  • 5 components of canine personality
  • 20 common aggression diagnosis
  • 10 aggression threshold influencers
  • Degree of damage potential
  • Family factors
  • Targets of aggression
  • The complexity of these cases
  • Degrees of prognosis

Currently Chief Behaviorist at Hannah the Pet Society in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Rolan Tripp received his doctorate from UC Davis veterinary school. He has been the featured speaker in Tokyo, Japan, presented a paper at the International Conference on Behavioral Medicine in Birmingham, England, and lectured on animal behavior at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. A regular guest on the Animal Planet Network, Dr. Tripp appears on both “Petsburgh, USA,” and, “Good Dog U,” Dr. Tripp also frequently serves as an expert witness in personal injury cases involving dog bites. He has published more than 40 articles in the Veterinary Literature and is often called on to analyze canine behavior and tendencies through trial testimony, legal reports and consulting for attorneys, judges, lawyers and law firms in lawsuits, court trials, arbitration, forensic and legal matters.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Hampshire (NH)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • North Dakota (ND)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in Illinois and around the country. For more information about CLE in Illinois please click the following link: IL CLE.

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CLE Course on Effective Negotiation Strategies

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Well over 90% of civil and criminal cases never make it to a courtroom, as the great majority of cases nowadays either end in plea bargain or settlement. What does that mean for you? It means that in today’s legal world of backed up dockets and clogged courts, solid negotiation skills are almost as important as solid trial skills.

“In business as in life, you don’t get what you deserve you get what you negotiate.” – Chester L. Karass[1]

Whether you are a second year associate or a highly experienced criminal attorney, in this CLE course you will learn key skills and strategies to becoming a more effective negotiator. Attorney and mediator Douglas Barker mainly discusses the importance of preparation, the negotiation process and key goals of negotiation.  To access the course please click here: Effective Negotiation Strategies.

Further issues addressed in this CLE course include:

  • The fundamentals of communication
  • Evaluating potential forms of value
  • Presenting less tangible considerations
  • The target & walk away result
  • Knowing the other side
  • Demeanor & perspective
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Being an active listener
  • Pace
  • Opening proposals
  • Negotiating to your target

The information, skills and techniques presented by Mr. Barker in this CLE course can be deployed by both criminal & civil law attorneys, in addition to mediators & arbitrators and many other legal professionals. A lawyer since 1980, Doug Barker was a litigator and partner at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich (now DLA Piper) for the first 14 years of his legal career. From 1984 through the late 1990s, Mr. Barker worked in ADR as a court-appointed arbitrator and arbitrated hundreds of cases He has trained as a mediator at NCRC (National Conflict Resolution Center), Pepperdine University, and through the American Bar Association (ABA). Mr. Barker has been a mediator since 1999 and is a frequently published writer and seminar speaker on the subject of mediation. He has mediated over 2,000 cases involving a wide array of civil litigation matters with a strong emphasis on personal injury, employment, real estate, construction defect, homeowners’ association and commercial contract disputes.

This CLE course is currently offered in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Hampshire (NH)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • North Dakota (ND)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in Illinois and around the country. For more information about CLE in Illinois please click the following link: IL CLE.

[1] Title of book written by Chester L. Karrass

http://www.amazon.com/Business-Life-Dont-Deserve-Negotiate/dp/0965227499

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New CLE Course on Assessing Liability, Damages and Collectibility in a Personal Injury Case

imgresThree key areas can make or break your personal injury case – liability, damages & collectability. Understanding how to assess these three key areas of your case can have a significant affect on the results that you obtain for your clients and can save you a lot of time, effort and resources.

In this course, San Diego trial attorney Dan Gilleon analyzes the big three factors of personal injury – liability, damages & collectability. Dan also covers a myriad of other considerations when handling a personal injury case.

In this follow up course to Personal Injury: Liability, Damages and Collectibility, trial attorney Dan Gilleon thoroughly analyzes these three key areas when handling a personal injury case. The main topics discussed include the importance of jury instructions, using experts to establish liability & damages and how to leverage liability & damages to maximize recovery for your client. To access the course please click here: Personal Injury: A Detailed Examination of Liability, Damages and Collectibility.

Further subjects covered in the CLE course include:

  • Learning to rely & build your case on jury instructions
  • The basic duty of care
  • Presumption of negligence per se
  • Causation/substantial factor
  • Reliance on the good conduct of others
  • Failing to properly prepare your experts
  • Accident reconstructionists
  • Safety experts
  • Biomechanic experts
  • Human factors experts
  • Lighting experts
  • Helmet experts
  • Expert issues with written discovery & depositions
  • Insurance issues
  • Past medical expenses
  • General damages
  • Pre-existing conditions
  • The eggshell plaintiff
  • Damages experts
  • Settlement offers
  • Underinsured motorist coverage
  • Bifurcation
  • Maintaining your professionalism

Daniel M. Gilleon has spent more than a decade at the forefront of San Diego personal injury and civil rights litigation. Known as a tenacious litigator, his outstanding track record makes him a distinguished legal voice in the local and national media. Mr. Gilleon practices in the areas of personal injury, employment law and civil rights.

This course on Personal Injury is offered in these states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • North Dakota (ND)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in Illinois and around the country. For more information about CLE in Illinois please click the following link: IL CLE.

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Personal Injury CLE

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Three key areas can make or break your personal injury case – liability, damages & collectibility. Understanding how to assess these three key areas of your case can have a significant affect on the results that you obtain for your clients and can save you a lot of time, effort and resources.

In this follow up course to Personal Injury: Liability, Damages and Collectibility, trial attorney Dan Gilleon thoroughly analyzes three key areas of a personal injury case.

The main topics discussed by Mr. Gilleon in this extremely practical course include the importance of jury instructions, using experts to establish liability & damages and how to leverage liability & damages to maximize recovery for your client. To access the course please click here: Personal Injury: A Detailed Examination of Liability, Damages and Collectibility.

Further subjects covered in this CLE course:

  • Learning to rely & build your case on jury instructions
  • The basic duty of care
  • Presumption of negligence per se
  • Causation/substantial factor
  • Reliance on the good conduct of others
  • Failing to properly prepare your experts
  • Accident reconstructionists
  • Safety experts
  • Biomechanic experts
  • Human factors experts
  • Lighting experts
  • Helmet experts
  • Expert issues with written discovery & depositions
  • Insurance issues
  • Past medical expenses
  • General damages
  • Pre-existing conditions
  • The eggshell plaintiff
  • Damages experts
  • Settlement offers
  • Underinsured motorist coverage
  • Bifurcation
  • Maintaining your professionalism

Daniel M. Gilleon has spent more than a decade at the forefront of San Diego personal injury and civil rights litigation. Known as a tenacious litigator, his outstanding track record makes him a distinguished legal voice in the local and national media. Mr. Gilleon practices in the areas of personal injury, employment law and civil rights.

This CLE course on damages, liability and collectability in a personal injury case is currently offered in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • North Dakota (ND)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in New York and around the country. For more information about CLE in New York please click the following link: NY CLE.

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CLE Course: Persuasion & Over-Aggressive Lawyering

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The barracuda… the bulldog… the great white – many attorneys compare themselves to aggressive animals to try and convince clients that they are ready to pick a fight on command and defend the claim to the death.  But is this ultra aggressive lawyering style the best approach to take?  Will being the ‘great white’ attorney help you to get the best result for your client?

“You’re not William Wallace.” – Chris Arledge

In this excellent, informative and entertaining course attorney Chris Arledge discusses the dangers of over-aggressive lawyering… sharks get eaten too!  The main topics discussed by Mr. Arledge include getting the best result for your client, the dangers of being the ‘great white’ attorney, using persuasion techniques to gain credibility with jurors & the court and the dangers of demonizing the opposing side.  To access the course please click here: Persuasion: The Dangers of Over-Aggressive Lawyering.

Further topics addressed include:

  • Your client’s best interest
  • Lost opportunity for agreement
  • Your options with a hot document
  • Commitment & consistency
  • Lost opportunity for resolution
  • The lack of credibility
  • Wasting resources
  • The judge’s reality
  • Ethos & attorneys
  • Carrot Top vs. Aristotle
  • Arguing a weak position
  • Using concessions to gain advantage
  • Your opponent is not Genghis Khan
  • Casting the opposing counsel as the most unethical lawyer in the state

Christopher W. Arledge is a co-founder and managing partner of One LLP.  His primary focus at One LLP is IP litigation – particularly disputes over copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.  In recent years, he has handled disputes involving the IP of celebrities like Madonna, Don Henley, Kobe Bryant, Bette Davis, and Perez Hilton.  Above all, lawyers are called to persuade – and Chris therefore studies and teaches the principles of persuasion.  He has taught the Art of Persuasion at Chapman Law School and has lectured on persuasion to some of the largest, most prestigious professional firms in the country, including Munger Tolles, O’Melveny, Jones Day, and Deloitte.  Chris has polished his advocacy skills outside the courtroom as well, taking part in speaking engagements and debates sponsored by groups such as the ABA, the Federal Bar Association, the University of Southern California, Chapman Law School, Whittier Law School, the Anti-Defamation League, California Lawyers for the Arts, and various Inns of Court and local bar associations.  Chris also serves as a legal expert on a number of nationally syndicated radio programs.

This CLE course on persuasion & over aggressive lawyering is currently accredited in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in California and around the country.  For more information about CLE in California please click the following link: CA CLE.

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How to Handle Cases with High Media Attention

In today’s 24/7 news cycle attorneys must be cognizant of media attention and how to handle high profile cases that end up in the headlines.  Nowadays, you can take a case involving a high school student doing a partially nude photo spread for the school newspaper …. and wake up the next morning with 50 voicemails from various local and national media outlets.  But how do you handle this media attention?

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If you need some practice points on how to handle cases with high media attention then please join Dan Gilleon as he discusses the risks, benefits and ethical pitfalls of taking high exposure cases.  The main topics discussed during this presentation include the benefits of media exposure for your cases, issues to consider when your case becomes newsworthy, the ethical & tactical risks of increased media coverage and the fine points of presenting your case to the news media.  To access the course please click  here: How to Handle Cases with High Media Attention.

Further items discussed in this CLE course include:

  • Getting more witnesses & evidence from media coverage
  • Three types of media exposure
  • Commentator issues
  • Getting authorization from your client
  • Journalism ethics
  • The risks of not commenting on a case
  • Preparing your client for the possible negative reactions
  • Making sure the case has already been filed
  • Intangible benefits
  • Creating sound bites
  • Using the media to level the playing field for your client
  • Negative public perceptions
  • Getting informed consent from your client
  • Releasing confidential information, trial publicity rules
  • Affecting the outcome of a case
  • Irritating the judge
  • Criminal cases
  • Confidentiality
  • Extortion
  • Live vs. recorded interviews
  • Ways to get media coverage
  • Trust
  • Appearance

Daniel M. Gilleon has spent more than a decade at the forefront of San Diego personal injury and civil rights litigation.  Known as a tenacious litigator, his outstanding track record makes him a distinguished legal voice in the local and national media.  Mr. Gilleon practices in the areas of personal injury, employment law and civil rights.

This CLE course on handling media attention is currently accredited in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in California and around the country.  For more information about CLE in California please click the following link: California CLE.

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Damages in Litigation

Damages are the key to many types of cases, from personal injury to business disputes.  But calculating damages can be a tricky proposition and often requires expert testimony to arrive at the correct valuations.

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In Damages in Litigation, forensic accountants Richard Holstrom and Aaron Esquivel of RGL Forensics provide an overview of the methods used to calculate damages in litigation.  The main areas discussed include forensic accounting, understanding lost profits, understanding earnings losses and discounting damages. The main types of cases highlighted include general business disputes, personal injury cases and wrongful termination and death cases.

Further topics addressed include:

  • The role of forensic accounting in litigation support
  • The legal principles of lost profits
  • The tools used for calculating lost profits
  • Lost earnings calculations
  • Proximate cause
  • Reasonable certainty
  • Foreseeability
  • Damage calculation tools
  • Using empirical data
  • Elements of a lost profits claim
  • Methods of proof
  • The before and after method
  • The but-for method
  • The yardstick method
  • The “big box of money”
  • Lost sales, lost earning analysis
  • Life vs. worklife expectancy
  • But for & current earnings
  • Past vs. future loses
  • Economic loss models
  • Fringe benefits
  • Medical & rehabilitation costs
  • Household services defined
  • Income taxes
  • Discount rate
  • Offsets
  • Wage growth
  • Net discount rate
  • Offset earnings
  • Personal consumption
  • Wrongful death and loss of business value.

Mr. Holstrom has been involved in the field of Forensic Accounting exclusively since 1980. He has worked extensively with insurance companies and attorneys focusing his career on forensic accounting, measurement of damages and litigation support. Mr. Esquivel has over nine years exclusively in the field of forensic accounting with significant experience performing analyses involving the measurement of losses due to business interruption, fraud, property damage and other matters involving economic damages.

This CLE course on damages in litigation is currently accredited in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Colorado (CO)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Georgia (GA)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)
  • Texas (TX)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys in New York (NY) and around the country.  For more information about continuing legal education (CLE) in New York, please click the following link: New York CLE.

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CLE Course: The Limits of Persuasion: Know Them and Use Them

Influencing other people can be a challenging task.  Many people hold strong beliefs and opinions on a number of positions – from gun regulation to their favorite sports team.  However, persuasion techniques can be employed to influence and convince others to change their beliefs or at least get them to move away from an entrenched position.

Robert Cialdini – Six Principles of Influence

  1. Reciprocity
  2. Commitment
  3. Social Proof
  4. Liking
  5. Authority
  6. Scarcity

Much as been written about the art and science of persuasion and how attorneys can utilize influence and persuasion principles to become better advocates for their clients.  Persuasion is the ability to change a person’s behavior or beliefs about a certain position – essentially the ability to influence other’s beliefs and opinions.  Some have even called persuasion the psychology of why people say yes, and as zealous advocates for our clients persuasion can be an incredibly invaluable tool.

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If you would like to learn more about persuasive techniques for attorneys, we have recently added an excellent new CLE course entitled The Limits of Persuasion: Know Them and Use Them.  In this entertaining and informative course, Chris Arledge delves into the power of persuasion and teaches attorneys how to deploy persuasive techniques in the courtroom and their everyday practice.  You will learn the four main principles of persuasion and how to use these principles to become a skilled persuader and a better legal practitioner.

The Four Principles of Persuasion for attorneys:

  1. Likability
  2. Trust
  3. Ability to Process Your Story
  4. Don’t Take Them Too Far From Home

Further issues discussed in this online CLE course include the public’s perception of attorneys, avoiding the trap of demonizing the opposition, remembering your primary goal, reciprocity, authenticity, communicating with individuals, the four benefits of story, being cognizant of roles, miscasting yourself & clients, persuading the jury, building your case around an underlying value, consistency, timing and understanding the jury.

Christopher W. Arledge is a co-founder and managing partner of One LLP.  His primary focus at One LLP is intellectual property litigation, particularly disputes over copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets.  In recent years, he has handled disputes involving the intellectual property of celebrities like Madonna, Don Henley, Kobe Bryant, Bette Davis, and Perez Hilton.  Lawyers are called, above all, to persuade, and Chris therefore studies and teaches the principles of persuasion.  He has taught the Art of Persuasion at Chapman Law School and has lectured on persuasion to some of the largest, most prestigious professional firms in the country, including Munger Tolles, O’Melveny, Jones Day, and Deloitte.  Chris has polished his advocacy skills outside the courtroom as well, participating in speaking engagements and debates sponsored by groups such as the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the University of Southern California, Chapman Law School, Whittier Law School, the Anti-Defamation League, California Lawyers for the Arts, and various Inns of Court and local bar associations, and by serving as a legal expert on a number of nationally syndicated radio programs.

This CLE course on persuasion techniques for attorneys is currently accredited in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Georgia (GA)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • Oregon (OR)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • South Dakota (SD)
  • Tennessee (TN)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) in New York (NY) and around the country.  For more information about continuing legal education (CLE) in New York, please click the following link: New York CLE.


[1] Robert Cialdini’s Six Principles of Influence

http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/six-principles-influence.htm

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CLE Course: How to Prepare Your Client for Deposition

Considering that less than 5% of cases go to trial, deposition is now one of the most crucial aspects of litigation.  For your anxious client, the deposition is almost the functional equivalent of their “day in court.”

One of the most useful subjects, both for lawyers and their clients, has been preparing to give testimony at a deposition. Proper preparation of the witness can reduce anxiety, improve performance and dramatically affect litigation outcomes.[1]                   – David Newdorf

More than likely, the deposition will also be the first time that the opposition will meet and evaluate your client and formulate strategy and tactical decisions on how to resolve the case.  The opposition’s goal during deposition is to uncover and exploit weaknesses and inconsistencies in your client’s testimony and case.  At this crucial juncture in the litigation one mistake or wrong approach can severely damage your client’s case.

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If you need a refresher on preparing your client for deposition – or just need to pick up a few fine points – we have recently added a very informative course featuring San Francisco litigator David Newdorf.  In the course, Mr. Newdorf provides numerous tactical and practical points on how to best prepare your client for the tough questions they will face during deposition.  The main topics covered include deposition strategy, preparing your client for deposition day and minimizing the information that you client provides to the opposition.  To access this online CLE course, please click the following link: How to Prepare Your Client for Deposition.

Further issues addressed include:

  • Preparation time
  • The day of the preparation session
  • The admonishment
  • Going over the deposition mechanics with the client
  • The client’s counter-productive strategy
  • Key rules
  • The five perfect answers
  • “I don’t know” vs. “I don’t recall”
  • Re-phrasing the question
  • Speculation
  • Multiple depositions
  • Discussing key documents with the client
  • Privileged information
  • Prior statements
  • The Q & A process

David Newdorf has been a California civil litigator since 1994.  He has practiced at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office and at Newdorf Legal since 2008.  Mr. Newdorf represents individuals, businesses and public entities in trials, arbitrations and appeals.  His practice focuses on commercial and government litigation.  He has taken numerous cases to trial in state and federal court, handled hundreds of lawsuits, arbitrations and mediations, and briefed and argued major appeals in the California Court of Appeal and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  As a former trial team leader in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, Mr. Newdorf handled high profile cases and supervised lawyers handling hundreds of active litigation matters.

This CLE course on preparing clients for deposition is currently accredited in the following states:

  • Alaska (AK)
  • Arizona (AZ)
  • California (CA)
  • Colorado (CO)
  • Connecticut (CT)
  • Delaware (DE)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Florida (FL)
  • Georgia (GA)
  • Illinois (IL)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Massachusetts (MA)
  • Michigan (MI)
  • New Jersey (NJ)
  • New York (NY)
  • South Dakota (SD)
  • Texas (TX)

Attorney Credits offers continuing legal education (CLE) in Texas and around the country.  For more information about continuing legal education (CLE) in Texas, please click the following link: Texas CLE.


[1] Video Class: How to Prepare Your Client for Deposition

http://www.newdorf.com/video-class-how-to-prepare-your-client-for-deposition

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