Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM MDT
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Hall and Evans 
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202

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Bo Donegan 
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association 

Mastering Deposition Skills:

Preparing for and Conducting Depositions,

and Effective Use of Transcripts at Trial

A New Lawyers Committee CLE

Presented by Honorable John W. Madden IV

1 hour CLE Applied for

 CDLA Members Only Please



Webinar attendance available



Denver District Court Judge Madden will present on techniques and skills to appropriately prepare for and take a deposition.  Judge Madden will discuss the discovery advantages and limitations of depositions, and issues to consider when preparing for a deposition.  Judge Madden will also explain deposition objections, why the objections differ from those at trial, when and why objections should be made during the deposition, and how to respond to objections.  Judge Madden will also discuss the pitfalls regarding an instruction to a witness to not to answer a question, and how that instruction can affect lawyers on both sides.   Last, Judge Madden will discuss the problems he commonly sees when attorneys try to use deposition transcripts at trial, and he will provide information about how to avoid those problems.

Proudly Sponsored by the New Lawyers Committee

  • Matthew Broderick, Board Liaison, Gordon & Rees
  • Erin Erhardt, Co-Chair, Hovey Law Firm
  • Kyle Joyce, Co-Chair, Montgomery | Amatuzio | Chase | Bell | Jones LLP
  • Chris Gatewood, Vice-Chair, Hall & Evans
  • Hillary Patterson, Vice-Chair, Frank Patterson & Associates
  • Hanie Kim, University of Denver Student Liaison
  • Tessa Carberry, University of Colorado Student Liaison