Expert Deposition Tips For Young Lawyers

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 12:24 PM EST) -- The prospect of deposing an adverse expert witness can be daunting for a young lawyer. Not only are experts knowledgeable about the subject matter at issue, but also they tend to be experienced witnesses who know how to avoid difficult questions.

So what is a young lawyer to do in this “David and Goliath” scenario? Like the biblical tale, appearances can be deceiving. Although the expert witness might appear to have an intellectual advantage, the young lawyer has the tools to succeed. This is because successfully...
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