Ethical Issues When Taking or Defending Depositions

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.

Credit Hours:
TX - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
AZ - Professional Responsibility: 1.0 Credits
CA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NY - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
VA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
TN - Dual: 1.07 Credits
IN - Ethics: 1.1 Credits
CT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
OH - Attorney Professional Conduct: 1.0 Credits
FL - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
PA - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
ND - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
UT - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
IL - Professional Responsibility: 1.0 Credits
NH - Ethics: 1.0 Credits
NJ - Ethics: 1.3 Credits

Running Time: 1 Hours, 7 Minutes
Faculty: David Graulich, Esq. -

Course Description

In this course we will look at the ethics of the taking and defending depositions. First, we will review what the deposition process entails and how it fits into the overall litigation picture. We will next look at common unethical behaviors during depositions and investigate the breadth of the problem. Next, we will look at the ABA rules which are the sources of rules regarding the discovery process. We will then look in detail at various cited cases that illustrate unethical behavior during depositions. Lastly, we will look some practical considerations for litigators in dealing with ethical abusers during depositions and also ways to look at our own behavior.