Litigation Academy "Deposition Skills Program"

Wednesday, December 11 2019 1:00 PM - Friday, December 13 2019 1:00 PM [EST]

One Exchange Terrace, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903, United States

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Wednesday, December 11 2019 1:00 PM - Friday, December 13 2019 1:00 PM [EST]

United States Courthouse, One Exchange Terrace, Providence, Rhode Island, 02903, United States.

Deposition Skills Program 

The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, in partnership with the Roger Williams University School of Law and the Rhode Island Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, is proud to announce its comprehensive hands-on deposition skills training program.

This program will provide hands-on training in deposition skills and will take place from December 11 to 13, 2019. The course will be an intensive three-day program to be held at the Federal Courthouse in Providence, Rhode Island. The faculty teaching the program will include federal and state judges, Roger Williams Law School faculty, and experienced Rhode Island trial lawyers. This program offers 16.5 CLE credits, including 1 ethics credit. Registration will close when the program is full, so interested attorneys should apply as soon as possible.

The schedule for the program is as follows:

Wednesday, December 11: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Lectures and Workshops -  Reception to follow.

Thursday, December 12: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lectures and Workshops - Lunch on your own.

Friday, December 13: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lecture and Workshop

The cost of the program is $500 (including course materials).  Payment is required upon registration via credit card or PayPal. If you have any questions regarding payment, please contact Lisa Quartino at lisa_quartino@rid.uscourts.gov.

Partial scholarships are available to lawyers of all backgrounds who require financial assistance.

If you would like to apply for scholarship funding, please first contact the FBA at dwollin@hinckleyallen.com with a brief description of the nature of your law practice and a request to be considered for a scholarship. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will be provided with a special code which should be used when you register for the program.

If you have any questions about the program, please feel free to contact the program chairs, Brooks Magratten (bmagratten@pierceatwood.com; 401-490-3422) or Professor Niki Kuckes (nkuckes@rwu.edu; 401-254-4505.)

Please click here to watch a short video explaining the vision and details of the Litigation Academy. 

 

Cancellation policy

Refund Policy:   Please contact Lisa Quartino at 401.752.7226 or Lisa_Quartino@rid.uscourts.gov no later than Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to receive a full refund.  You will be required to return all course materials to receive your refund.

 

U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island

http://rid.uscourts.gov

The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, in partnership with the Roger Williams University School of Law and the Rhode Island Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

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William E. Smith
Chief U.S. District Judge

About William E. Smith

Chief U.S. District Judge
John J. McConnell Jr.
U.S. District Judge

About John J. McConnell Jr.

U.S. District Judge
Brooks R. Magratten
Co-Chair Litigation Academy

Brooks Magratten is the partner in charge of Pierce Atwood, LLP Providence office. He has more than twenty years of experience in insurance, product liability and commercial litigation. He is the Co-Chair of the Litigation Academy and has been involved in the program since it's inception in 2015.

About Brooks R. Magratten

Co-Chair Litigation Academy
Niki Kuckes
Co-Chair Litigation Academy

Professor of Law Roger Williams University School of Law and Co-Chair of the Litigation Academy since the program's inception in 2015.

About Niki Kuckes

Co-Chair Litigation Academy