Deposing Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Witnesses
Preparing the Deposition Notice, Questioning the Corporate Representative, Raising and Defending Objections, and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare business litigators to depose corporate representatives in accordance with Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The webinar will discuss best practices for meeting the 30(b)(6) notice requirements, effectively questioning the corporate representative, dealing with difficult representatives, and raising and defending objections.
- When to take a Rule 30(b)(6) deposition
- Notice requirements under Rule 30(b)(6)
- Preparing for the deposition
- Questioning the corporate representative
- Raising and defending objections
- Dealing with evasive or difficult corporate representatives
- Understanding the party’s obligations in designations witnesses
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are some best practices for crafting a deposition notice that adequately identifies the scope of the 30(b)(6) deposition?
- How should attorneys respond when the corporate defendant designates an inappropriate deponent?
- What strategies are effective when questioning the corporate representative and raising and defending objections during the deposition?
- What are some best practices for dealing with difficult deponents?
Charles H. Allen
Charles Allen Law Firm
Mr. Allen is an expert on depositions, was involved in hundreds of successful cases, and has spoken and consulted... | Read More
Mr. Allen is an expert on depositions, was involved in hundreds of successful cases, and has spoken and consulted nationally on deposition practice. He has deposed thousands of witnesses and has been second chair on more than20 seven figure malpractice cases. He has first chaired several personal injury cases to verdict, he has personally been involved in successful conclusion of 100 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000.00, and he has overseen the review of 600 personal injury cases per year for the last 15 years.Close
Ronald D. Coleman
Archer & Greiner
Mr. Coleman is a commercial litigator focusing on copyright, trademark and unfair competition. He concentrates on... | Read More
Mr. Coleman is a commercial litigator focusing on copyright, trademark and unfair competition. He concentrates on commercial and intellectual property litigation and his work has been acknowledged as defining the leading edge in IP, online and new media counseling. His work is developing the law relating to the use and abuse of intellectual property on the Internet. He co-authored the chapter on Responses to Complaints in the first edition of Business and Commercial Litigation in the Federal Courts published by the American Bar Association and the West Group.Close