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Deposition Prep: Don't Qualify the Opposing Expert

Today we focus on another associated tip: Never qualify opposing experts in your deposition! In advance of the deposition, you will undoubtedly receive a copy of the expert's curriculum vitae , setting forth their storied academic and professional history, the three dozen articles they have had...

Rookie Mistakes to Avoid as an Associate: Failing to Notice a Deposition

"As a junior associate, I subpoenaed a witness for deposition in another state. I failed to serve a formal notice of the deposition on the opposing counsel. On the morning of the deposition, the partner and I flew out to the deposition location. Opposing counsel didn't come, of course, because...