Conducting a Video Deposition: Critical Issues Every Attorney Should Know Including, Using Technology, Handling Exhibits and Defending Your Client


CLE credits earned: 1 GENERAL (or 1 OTHER for WA state)

Remote depositions are nothing new, but their popularity has increased as we face in Stay at Home orders and potential health risks with both travel for depositions and in person depositions. Further, as lawyers and clients grow accustomed to the benefits of remote video depositions, they are likely to become part of the new normal of practicing law.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   The legal basis for remote depositions
•   Technology issues and opportunities
•   Tips for taking an effective remote deposition
•   Handling exhibits during a remote deposition
•   Effective defense of your client during a remote deposition

Date / Time: April 2, 2021

•   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

Choose a format:

•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.
Closed-captioning available upon request

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Original Broadcast Date: May 15, 2020

National trial lawyer Renee Rothauge has built a powerful reputation for her representation of clients in high-stakes, complex business litigation. With 30 years of trial experience, she has earned the trust of regional, national, and global businesses, representing, and advancing their interests in true bet-the-company litigation.
Renee’s experience includes a substantial number of jury and bench trials and arbitrations in matters involving intellectual property, breach of contracts, business torts, shareholder disputes, real estate, fiduciaries, and trusts. She also is known and respected for her acumen in advising clients on their national litigation strategy. Clients have lauded her as “very intelligent” and an attorney whose eye is on the “big picture and strategy.” She is listed among the top tier of Oregon trial attorneys in Chambers USA, in which a client remarked, “We have never seen any attorney who has better litigation and leadership skills than Renée.”
Renee is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, representing the top 1% of the country’s trial bar, and she chairs the Oregon State Committee. She is an associate member of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) which requires 20 or more civil jury trials for admission as well as the highest professionalism in trial advocacy. She is on ABOTA’s National Board and on the Oregon Chapter’s
Executive Committee.
As a co-founder of the Rothauge & Kaner Women’s Trial Academy, Renee mentors’ women litigators in the development of their trial skills. She also is a member of Pipeline Angels.

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