Preparing Witnesses for Depositions & Trial

From nervous Nellie into calm Carrie

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    Explore the essential strategies and techniques required to effectively prepare witnesses for the critical stages of deposition and trial. In today’s dynamic legal landscape, the success of a case often hinges on the credibility and poise of the witnesses presented. This program aims to equip attorneys with the skills necessary to guide and empower their witnesses, ensuring they communicate their testimony confidently and accurately.

    Participants in this program gain comprehensive insight into witness preparation methodologies. Experienced legal instructors delve into the nuances of witness demeanor, communication styles, and the psychological aspects of testimony delivery. Attendees learn how to address potential challenges such as hostile questioning, objections, and the intricacies of cross-examination.

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    • 12:00 - 12:03 pm

      Welcome and Introduction

      Bryna S. Klevan, Esq., Klevan Law Office , Newton Center
    • 12:03 - 12:23 pm

      Preparing of Witness for Deposition

      Edward C. Cooley, Esq., Giarrusso, Norton, Cooley & McGlone, PC , North Quincy
    • 12:23 - 12:33 pm

      Preparation of Witness for Trial

      Matthew P. Barach, Esq., Barach Law Group LLC , Framingham
    • 12:33 - 12:43 pm

      Special Considerations: 5th Amendment Privilege; Spousal Disqualification; Attorney-Client Privilege

      Bryna S. Klevan, Esq., Klevan Law Office , Newton Center
    • 12:43 - 12:55 pm

      Best Practices

    • 12:55 - 1:00 pm

      "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session and Key Takeaways


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    Bryna S. Klevan, Esq., Klevan Law Office, Newton Center


    Matthew P. Barach, Esq., Barach Law Group LLC, Framingham
    Edward C. Cooley, Esq., Giarrusso, Norton, Cooley & McGlone, PC, North Quincy