Philly Law Blog has a great, in depth post on depositions. This is a great companion to the “Quick and Dirty” piece I did earlier this month, as it actually takes the time to explain the entire process. Worth the read!
[Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for my guide on defending depositions, it’s here.]
Yesterday Chris Bradley wrote a piece about how to defend a deposition. Advice? Just show up. Maybe wear a suit. And if you feel like it make an objection, but do it in a really lawyerly way. The other side will respect the fact that you’re there and put on a suit, and won’t take advantage of your witness.
Errr… not so fast…
When it comes to clients, it takes more than just showing up and wearing a suit. What bothered me about this particular article is Chris decided to fake it with real clients. See, Sybil Dunlop wrote a piece last week about her “motion in lemonade“, which was funny. Why was it funny? Because it’s okay to mess up or puff yourself up before a lawyer who is supervising…
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