Cumberland School of Law at Samford University
Networking reception sponsored by Fuston, Petway & French, LLP and Spurling Law Firm, LLC
Taking and defending depositions are among the most critical skills every trial lawyer needs. This program combines lectures, demonstrations, and small interactive workshops to offer you a special opportunity to increase your deposition skills, led by masters of the techniques. Over the course of three days, top trial lawyers guide you through a variety of deposition techniques and strategies.
During hands-on workshops in small groups, you receive individual attention and critiques of your skills by highly experienced faculty. Your recorded workshops are yours to take home for further study. Workshop groups are divided based on several factors such as years in practice, experience, and location of your practice. This allows you to work with participants who have a similar skill level.
Learn how to master these critical deposition skills:
• Obtaining complete information
• Structuring the deposition of a difficult witness
"I have been in practice many years, taken hundreds of depositions, and yet this college was rich in practical and fresh information and terrific ideas. The lectures were insightful, in part because of the many clips our faculty put together to illustrate points. I liked the PowerPoints—how everyone summarized their topics and take-aways. The workshops were critical in putting the lectures into practice."
—Susan Dennehy, New York, NY, 37 years in practice
—Michael P. Fontaine, Providence, RI, 10 years in practice
—John P. Neblett, Camp Hill, PA, 14 years in practice
—John J. Cord, Columbia, MD, 8 years in practice
—Peter R. Masiola, Washington, DC, 28 years in practice
Your Registration Includes
• 22 hours of continuing legal education and NCA credits, including one hour of ethics, which
can be applied towards AAJ's professional recognition programs
• Recorded workshops with personalized critiques
• Comprehensive reference materials provided on a USB drive
• Complimentary daily continental breakfast and coffee
• Networking reception sponsored by Fuston, Petway & French, LLP and Spurling Law Firm, LLC
• Boxed lunch
Who should attend?
This trial skills college will benefit plaintiff trial lawyers at all levels of experience. By networking and interacting with experienced trial lawyers in the field, every participant will find answers to even the most challenging issues.
Call us. We'll provide you with names and phone numbers of previous attendees of AAJ Education programs who will be pleased to answer your questions. Or, if you prefer to speak with a course advisor or faculty member, we will arrange that as well. Call 800.622.1791 or 202.965.3500, extension 8612.
Cancellations received in writing by May 23, 2013 will result in a refund less a 10% administrative charge. Cancellations received May 24 - June 6, 2013 will result in a voucher for the entire registration fee, which may be applied toward any AAJ Education college or seminar held within one calendar year of the date of issue. Requests for refunds or vouchers received after June 6, 2013 will not be honored. Fax or email your cancellation letter to the registrar at 202-625-7084 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAJ Education will make every effort to ensure that its meetings are held in facilities that are fully accessible to persons with mobility disabilities. If you plan to attend our program and need special facilities or assistance relating to a disability, please call 800-622-1791 or 202-965-3500, ext. 8612.
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