Taking Depositions and Handling Expert Witnesses

Read the course description below to learn how this course will be taught.

Class Unique: 29350

This course will be taught in person but with the option of remote participation via Zoom.  Please note that this course might become online-only in the event that actual in-person attendance during the semester consistently falls below a threshold to be determined in the exercise of reasonable discretion by the instructor and the Student Affairs Office.

Students will learn how to prepare for, take and defend depositions of lay and expert witnesses. Students will learn how to prepare expert reports, prepare and present expert witnesses in hearings, depositions and trials. This is a skills based course where students will actually take depositions and conduct hearings with their experts. This is a short course and will move quickly and have strict attendance policies. Suggested prerequisites or concurrent: Evidence, Advocacy Survey, ADR courses.

Class Details

Short course from 1/27/21 through 3/25/21

Meeting Days Time Location
Wednesday 11:50 am - 1:50 pm ONLINE
Thursday 1:35 - 2:29 pm ONLINE
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory
  • 2 credit hours count toward ABA Experiential Learning Requirement

  • Textbooks

    • The Deposition Tutorial : Questions, Answers, Tactics, Demonstrations - Bocchino, Anthony J., Sonenshein, David A.
        Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
        ISBN: 978-1-60156-791-8   (required)