Taking And Defending Depositions You Can Actually Use
By Bethany Kristovich and Jeremy BeecherJanuary 8, 2018, 3:04 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 8, 2018, 3:04 PM EST) -- In the ever-shrinking world, it is now common for witnesses to live in a different state or country than where a lawsuit is pending. Given this trend, depositions play an increasingly prominent role at trial. And as always, even when depositions themselves are not used at trial, tactical decisions made in the course of preparing for and taking depositions have a critical impact at trial.
All too often, however, lawyers think about just “getting through” the deposition phase without fully taking advantage of the opportunity to...