Featuring Ervin Gonzalez. Come listen to this distinguished panel of speakers speak on their tactical and strategic approaches to the planning, taking, and using depositions in a family law setting. This broad and useful seminar is designed to assist the family law practitioner in taking a successful deposition from start to finish. Topics include understanding the rules, ethical minefields, depositions of financial and mental health experts, and special practice tips from our outstanding seasoned professionals.
8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Speakers
Linda Braithwaite, Esq., Co-Chair, Trinity
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Do You Know the Rules?
David Manz, Esq., Marathon
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Deposition Strategies from Preparation to Execution
Chris Rumbold, Esq., Boca Raton
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Ethical Issues: What are They and What to do About Them
Alex Caballero, Esq., Tampa
12:15 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Lunch (Included in Registration)
1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Introduction of Afternoon Speakers
Erskine C. Rogers, III, Esq., Co-Chair, Palm Beach Gardens
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Deposing the Experts (Part I): Taking and Using the Deposition of Financial and Vocational Experts
Elisha Roy, Esq., West Palm Beach
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Deposing the Experts (Part II): Psychologists, Custody Evaluators, and Other Mental Health Professionals
Charles Jamieson, Esq., Palm Beach Gardens
3:30 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Practice Tips and Traps: Strategies for Dealing with The Difficult Deponent and How to Use the Deposition Effectively at Trial
Ervin Gonzalez, Esq., Coral Gables