Many litigators have suggested that with the amount of trials diminishing, that the deposition is the new trial. However, some lawyers do not put enough importance on the deposition itself and treat it as a routine matter. This seminar will focus on maximizing the deposition process for utilization in the litigation process.
Key topics to be discussed:
How to secure the deposition
How to take and defend the deposition
Using a deposition in lieu of live testimony
The expert witnesses videotaped trial deposition
Date / Time: September 13, 2023
Zachary B. Pyers | Reminger Co., L.P.A
Zachary B. Pyers is a Partner in the Columbus, Ohio, office of Reminger Co., L.P.A., and is licensed to practice in Ohio, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. His practice focuses on civil litigation, including complex litigation, corporate and commercial litigation, professional liability, and general liability. He is an adjunct professor at Capital University Law School, where he teaches courses in Ridesharing and Autonomous Vehicle Litigation, Depositions, EDiscovery, Expert Witnesses and the school’s Mock Trial Competition team. Mr. Pyers earned his LL.M. degree, in business, at Capital University Law School.
He earned his B.B.A. degree from Ohio University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Capital University Law School. He is recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is an Associate Fellow to the Litigation Counsel of America, and a Fellow to the American Bar Foundation. He is also a regular host of the Podcast- “Reminger Report Podcast on Emerging Technologies.”
I. How to secure the deposition | 2:00pm – 2:20pm
II. How to take and defend the deposition | 2:20pm – 2:40pm
III. Using a deposition in lieu of live testimony | 2:40pm – 3:00pm
Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm
IV. The expert witnesses videotaped trial deposition | 3:10pm – 3:25pm