Being There: Defending Depositions

Law360, New York (November 13, 2017, 11:55 AM EST) -- A previous Law360 article addressed preparing witnesses for their depositions. After a witness has been prepared for deposition it is the lawyer’s job to protect the witness, the client and the record — a task that has many challenges, perils and pitfalls. Here are some thoughts based on four decades' experience, for better and for worse.

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Wherever possible the site should be agreed upon in advance. Never agree to set a deposition at a client’s office. Occasionally clients wish be deposed at their workplace...
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