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How to Prepare for a Deposition - MAPCast

Date: Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Time: 02:00 PM ET / 01:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM MT / 11:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Harvey R. Herman, Partner, Clausen Miller, P.C.
Objective: Depositions are very important in the defense of Malpractice claims. This course describes the process of depositions, when they are used, and what to expect when being deposed. Throughout the webinar, you will gain advice on how to prepare for a deposition and how to conduct yourself during the deposition process including behavioral tips and how to respond to certain types of questions. Our presenters will describe the role of counsel and what to avoid during a deposition.
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1.5 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
Depositions are very important in the defense of Malpractice claims. This course describes the process of depositions, when they are used, and what to expect when being deposed. Throughout the webinar, you will gain advice on how to prepare for a deposition and how to conduct yourself during the deposition process including behavioral tips and how to respond to certain types of questions. Our presenters will describe the role of counsel and what to avoid during a deposition.

Learning Objectives:
• To describe the deposition process.
• To prepare an accountant for a deposition and know what to expect.
• To suggest how to behave during deposition.
• To suggest the things to avoid during a deposition.
• To outline special considerations of depositions.
• To describe the post-deposition process.

Presenter Bio(s)
Harvey specializes in the handling and trial of complex litigation. Harvey has represented large corporations, insurance companies, closely held companies, corporate officers and directors, investment firms, banks, broker-dealers, financial representatives and large insurance companies. As part of his practice, he has both defended and prosecuted business and commercial-based claims on behalf of his clients.

Harvey has prosecuted and defended security based lawsuits in federal and state courts and before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Harvey is a member of the Federal Trial Bar, the State Bar of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Harvey received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Harvey also received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

Cost
$25.00 for CPAFMA Members / $40.00 for Non-Members / Free for PAFMs

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Delivery System

System requirements to use Adobe Connect:
Adobe Connect only requires that you have an internet connection, a web browser, and Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 or greater to attend a webinar. Adobe Connect supports nearly any operating system including Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris, as well as the most widely used browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome.