Overcoming New Defense Discovery Obstruction Tactics During COVID-19 | The American Association For Justice

Overcoming New Defense Discovery Obstruction Tactics During COVID-19

April 14, 2020
Program Information:

APRIL 14, 2020 | ONLINE | 2:00-3:30 PM ET

About the Webinar:

The legal landscape is rapidly changing, and defense counsel are seeking out new, innovative tactics to obstruct discovery in the COVID-19 climate. What are the defense attorneys' duties to respond to discovery requests, produce witnesses, and keep cases moving forward during the coronavirus pandemic? How can trial lawyers eliminate obstructive depositions with Rule 30(b)(6)? Find out all of this and more with Mark Kosieradzki and Carma Henson.

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Agenda:

Moderator Instructions 

Discovery: Lawyer's Responsibility During COVID-19
   - Model Rules of PRofessional Conduct 
         - Rule 3.4: Obstruction Prohibited- Considerations for Written Discovery and Depositions
   - Ethical Duty Not to Obstruct 
   - Rule 26 Disclosures 

Preempting Objections with 30(b)(6)
   - General 30(b)(6)
   - Foundation Deposition
   - Submitting Motions on the Written Record

Question & Answer Session

Adjourn

Invited Faculty:

Seth L. Cardeli 
Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC

Carma L. Henson
Henson Fuerst, PA

Mark Kosieradzki
Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm, LLC
 

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