Using Depositions at Trial: Impeachment, Refreshing Recollection, Offer of Proof, Admissions, Unavailable Witness
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will discuss the use of deposition testimony at trial under F.R.C.P. 32 and comparable state evidence rules. The program will cover using deposition testimony for impeachment, refreshing recollection, offer of proof, admission of a party opponent, and unavailable witness. The program will discuss litigation tactics on how and whether to use deposition testimony at trial.
- Impeachment by prior inconsistent statement
- Refreshing recollection
- Offer of proof
- Admission of party opponent
- Unavailable witness
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- When is deposition testimony admissible at trial?
- Factors to decide whether to use deposition testimony at trial
- When using deposition testimony at trial is not advisable
Sean P. Costello, Esq.
Law Office of Sean P. Costello
Mr. Costello has litigated product liability cases, represented individuals in SEC and other government... | Read More
Mr. Costello has litigated product liability cases, represented individuals in SEC and other government investigations, and managed billion-dollar class action lawsuits. He is a published author on legal issues and frequently speaks on complex legal issues. He previously worked as a litigator at Jones Day and then as an "in house" lawyer for one of the nation's largest insurance companies, handling their class action and complex litigation.Close
John Risvold, Esq.
The Collins Law Firm
As a trial lawyer Mr. Risvold handles personal injury, medical negligence, wrongful death, environmental and other... | Read More
As a trial lawyer Mr. Risvold handles personal injury, medical negligence, wrongful death, environmental and other catastrophic injury cases. He has tried cases to verdict in the Chicago area and taken depositions throughout the country. Mr. Risvold works exclusively for victims and consumers to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Prior to joining the firm he worked on both the defense and plaintiff’s side, giving him a unique insight into how cases are handled by defense firms.Close