HOW TO INTERVIEW A WITNESS

Oct 26, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

So it’s time set up and conduct a witness interview.  How to go about it?  Call the witness and explain who you

BEGINNING THE WITNESS INTERVIEW

Oct 19, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

You are sitting down across a table from a potentially important fact witness. How should you begin the witness interview? What type

DETERMINING HOW TO QUESTION A WITNESS

Oct 12, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

Advocates interview relevant witnesses for a variety of reasons. The types of questioning techniques used is based in large part upon the

FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONING TECHNIQUES

Oct 5, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

The basic and universal skill you must master to properly depose a witness is the ability to ask cogent, relevant, and applicable

USING HEADLINES IN WITNESS EXAMINATIONS

Sep 28, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

A Headline is a statement consisting of two parts: an introductory phrase and a topic. There are three main types of Headlines:

HOW TO USE OPEN-ENDED QUESTIONS

Sep 21, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

An open or non-leading question showcases the witness and not the advocate.  It invites a complete answer from the witness on a

REASONS TO CHOOSE JOINDER OF CLAIMS

Sep 14, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

Rule 18 is the primary rule of federal civil procedure governing the joinder of claims by a litigant.  It is a permissive

REASONS NOT TO CHOOSE JOINDER OF CLAIMS

Sep 7, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

Given the advantages of joinder, and the res judicata risk of not asserting all possible claims, what would be the reason to

SHOULD YOU INTERVIEW THE WITNESS?

Aug 27, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

Interviewing witnesses may be the single most important type of informal discovery you ever perform. It exposes possible trial testimony, helps to

THE INFORMAL DISCOVERY PROCESS

Aug 24, 2012 By: Charlie Rose

In order to really understand (analyze) your client’s case, you must engage in a fact-finding investigation. This comes in two forms: (a)

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