Santa Clara Bar Association Expert Deposition Seminar

Go “On the Record” with the Santa Clara County Bar Association Civil Practice Committee’s new expert deposition seminar on June 22 at 6:00pm. To register, click here.

“On the Record” is a seminar with Judge Gregory Ward (retired), author of California Objections (James Publishing). After the brief introductory material by Judge Ward, 10 expert witnesses will be available with sample expert reports for mock depositions by the attendees. Experienced attorney coaches will assist the attendees in their mock examinations.

Attorney participants will have the opportunity to depose an expert witness from any one of the following areas:

> Electrical Engineering
> Fires & Explosions
> Computer Forensics
> Industrial Hygiene
> e-Discovery Search Term Efficiency
> Mechanical Engineering
> Advanced Materials

Join us for the latest on deposing experts in California. Learn a judge’s perspective on expert depositions and gain hands-on practice with experienced expert witnesses.

Part 1: 

Retired Superior Court Judge Gregory Ward will give a short overview of expert witness requirements, focusing on preparing to take an expert’s deposition.

Part 2: 

Attendees will divide into small groups for a practical exercise with attendees conducting 10-15 minute questioning of experts.

The experts will be from multiple subject areas to represent several practice areas. Each attendee will be given a one-page expert’s “report” to use in the mock deposition.

Facilitating the interactive groups of Part 2 are the following: Kristine Meredith, Nora Rousso, plus other attorneys to be announced.

Pricing:

SCCBA Member: $65.00
Non-Member: $149.00
SCCBA New Admittee (0-3 years in practice): 55.00

Josh Gilliland is a California attorney who focuses his practice on eDiscovery. Josh is the co-creator of The Legal Geeks, which has made the ABA Journal Top Blawg 100 Blawg from 2013 to 2016 and was nominated for Best Podcast for the 2015 Geekie Awards. Josh has presented at legal conferences and comic book conventions across the United States. He also ties a mean bow tie.