5.75 CLE credits applied for this program.
Presented by the Oregon State Bar Association.
Depositions can make or break your case. This is your chance to learn from the master.
more than 30 years, David Markowitz has been studying deposition and
trial techniques and has presented seminars to improve the skills of
practicing attorneys across the country. Dave will share ten important
goals to accomplish, including avoiding undesired results. Learn the
value of questions structure and how to deal with evasive and incomplete
answers. The most important questions and techniques the best lawyers
use will be covered, as will a key component of any deposition—knowing
when to stop asking questions.
Dave’s keen ability to communicate and persuade, he will demonstrate
powerful, practical methods for getting the most out of your
depositions, including the best ways to defend depositions, depose
expert witnesses, and effectively use depositions at trial. Whether you
are new to trial practice or want to refresh your deposition skills,
this presentation by one of Oregon’s litigation lions is an opportunity
not to be missed.
Markowitz is considered to be among the best trial lawyers in the
Northwest. His commanding presence and keen instincts have made him a
courtroom icon. Over the last three decades, Dave has shepherded his
firm, Markowitz Herbold Glade & Mehlhaf PC, from its beginnings as a
two attorney litigation shop to its present status as one of the
premiere business litigation firms in the region.
is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America as one of Portland’s 2013
"Bet-the-Company” Litigators, as well as ranking as a "Best Lawyer” in
the category of commercial litigation. Additionally, he is ranked as
Portland’s "Lawyer of the Year” in the category of real estate
a statewide survey identifying the top 5% of attorneys, Dave is the
number one ranked litigator in Oregon by Oregon Super Lawyers.
This program is online only. Registrations must be done through InReach.