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Free Deposition Tips MCLE May 21

Tuesday, May 21, Noon to 1:30pm
​Tips for Taking an Effective Deposition
1.5 Hours free general participatory MCLE credit to those attending at the SF Law Library
Presented by Richard Koskoff, of Booth and Koskoff
ceb logo Co-sponsored with CEB

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Join veteran trial attorney Richard Koskoff for a practical and informative program about how to take an effective deposition. He will share with you a variety of tips and strategies for how to set the stage for a meaningful deposition and how to approach and handle critical areas of a deposition. Richard will demonstrate some of his teaching points:

  • Obtaining and preserving evidence, including reports and other documents
  • Identifying key players to depose and what to cover in the depositions
  • When to hire an expert
  • Questioning adverse lay witnesses, with examples
  • How to depose expert witnesses, with examples
  • How to approach critical areas of testimony and ask key questions, with examples
  • How to handle objections, and which ones to make, with examples
  • When to continue/terminate the deposition
  • This program is appropriate for all experience levels.

Richard B. Koskoff is with the firm of Booth & Koskoff, in Torrance, California. Mr. Koskoff has more than 150 jury trials as a prosecutor, criminal defense lawyer, and plaintiff’s attorney. He has recovered over $100,000,000 on behalf of his clients as a civil litigator. He represents plaintiffs in wrongful death and major personal injury lawsuits involving catastrophic injuries. He handles products liability, construction, automobile accident, abused children, and general negligence cases. He has been selected to Super Lawyers for the past 15 years, consecutively, and has been nominated as a CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year. Mr. Koskoff is active in both legal and community-based organizations. He has been a speaker and lecturer for CEB, CAALA, and CAOC. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his J.D. degree from the University of California, Davis, School of Law.

May 21 2019 Deposition MCLE Flyer


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Free MCLE Advanced Westlaw January 17 Noon-1:00 PM

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Noon to 1:00pm, Advanced Research on Westlaw
Presented by Amy Dhall, Esq.
Government Account Manager, Thomson Reuters
1 Hour free Participatory MCLE Credit – An Email address is required to receive the MCLE certificate from Thomson.

This program will build on the introductory overview on how to retrieve documents by citation, navigate through the search interface, and use KeyCite. Learn how to search with WestSearch, advanced search functions, Boolean terms and connectors, the West Key Number System, and how to retrieve specific content.

Download this free Westlaw patron access user guide.

Jan 17 2018 Adv Research on Westlaw MCLE Flyer

 


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Special MCLE Event with Jeff Adachi 11/8

Adachi JusticeWednesday, November 8, 2017, Noon to 1:30pm, On Public Defense, Immigrant Rights, and Racial Justice

Presented by Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender 

1.5 Hours free Participatory MCLE Credit

Mr. Adachi will discuss the state of public defense in California and the United States, criminal justice reform, including recent efforts to reform bail, sentencing laws and eliminate racial disparities, and his office’s recent efforts to provide public defenders to immigrants facing deportation.

Keep up-to-date with all of our free programs here.

Nov 8 2017 Jeff Adachi MCLE at SFLL Flyer


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Special MCLE Event with Jeff Adachi 11/8

Adachi JusticeWednesday, November 8, 2017, Noon to 1:30pm, On Public Defense, Immigrant Rights, and Racial Justice

Presented by Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender 

1.5 Hours free Participatory MCLE Credit

Mr. Adachi will discuss the state of public defense in California and the United States, criminal justice reform, including recent efforts to reform bail, sentencing laws and eliminate racial disparities, and his office’s recent efforts to provide public defenders to immigrants facing deportation.

Keep up-to-date with all of our free programs here.

Nov 8 2017 Jeff Adachi MCLE at SFLL Flyer


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Employment Benefits Series Free MCLE 9/14

PDF iconThursday, September 14, 2017, Noon to 1:00pm, Health Benefits Under COBRA
Presented by Christine Kerley, J.D.
Benefits Advisor with the U.S. Department of Labor
1 Hour free Participatory MCLE Credit
This presentation, developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), will cover basic information about COBRA, including eligibility, qualifying events, notice and disclosure regulations, duration of coverage, and common COBRA administration mistakes.Sept 14 2017 Health Benefits Under COBRA MCLE flyer


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Employment Benefits Series Free MCLE 8/16

PDF iconWednesday, August 16, 2017, Noon to 1:00pm, What to Expect From a Health Plan Investigation

Presented by Christine Kerley, J.D.
Benefits Advisor with the U.S. Department of Labor

1 Hour free Participatory MCLE Credit

This presentation, developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), gives a general background about EBSA and its role in regulating employer-sponsored health plans. The presentation also provides information about the type and scope of health plan investigations, along with correction procedures and compliance resources.

This is one in a series of free MCLE programs on employment benefits at the Library. The next program in our Employment Benefits Series will be on Thursday, September 14 on COBRA. Learn more here.

Aug 16 2017 Health Plan Investigation MCLE Flyer


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Employment Benefits Free MCLE 8/9

PDF iconWednesday, August 9, 2017, Noon to 2:00pm, ERISA Fiduciary Responsibilities

Presented by Christine Kerley, J.D.
Benefits Advisor with the U.S. Department of Labor

2 Hours free Participatory MCLE Credit

The U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), developed this presentation to assist attendees in understanding their role and responsibilities in protecting employees’ retirement benefits and to avoid problems in managing retirement plans. In addition, the presentation provides information on EBSA’s voluntary compliance programs which allow self-correction of certain violations of the law.

This is one in a series of free MCLE programs on employment benefits at the Library. Learn more here.

Aug 9 2017 ERISA Fiduc MCLE flyer