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Taking and Defending Depositions in North Carolina

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Date Published

September 23, 2019


Mecklenburg County Bar


Civil Litigation, Criminal Justice, General


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John W. Reis, Esq.

  • Introduction

    Fred Wood, Esq., Nelson Mullins
  • The Purpose and Philosophy of Depositions
  • Preparing Your Witness

    Ariel Harris, Esq., Nelson Mullins
  • Deposition Planning (Strategies)
  • Why and When to Depose Whom
  • Preparing Yourself
  • Scheduling and Noticing Depositions (Nuts and Bolts)
  • Who May Attend: Sequestration Procedures

    Nancy Litwak, Esq., Rosenwood, Rose & Litwak
  • Deposition Technology
  • To Video or Not to Video (and Tips When You Do)
  • Telephone, Skype, and the Like
  • Real Time
  • Internet and Other Research
  • Use of Devices
  • Use of Documents

    John Reis, Esq., and Ariel Harris, Esq.
  • Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions of Corporate Representatives
  • Overview
  • Preparing Your Witness
  • Preparing for Their Witness
  • Practical Tips on Issues of Scope

    John Reis, Esq., and Nancy Litwak, Esq.
  • Expert Depositions
  • Preparing Yours
  • When Plaintiff
  • When Defendant
  • Preparing for Theirs

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    John Reis
    Esq. - Fox Rothschild LLP

    Fred Wood
    Esq. - Nelson Mullins

    Ariel Harris
    Esq. - Nelson Mullins

    Nancy Litwak
    Esq. - Rosenwood, Rose & Litwak

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    Program Titles and Supporting Materials

    This program contains the following components:

    General Materials
    PowerPoint Copy
    Defending Depositions - Video
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