| Report Reporte: Writing Effective Reports to Complement Anticipated Deposition Testimony
Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Previous training or research on subject matter being taught.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
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This webinar arms you with specific tools to enhance your expert witness report, and to marry it to great deposition testimony. Here, you acquire skills to express your opinion through the written word (the expert report), and typical mistakes (and great things) that appear in reports, and words/phrases that can be restated in deposition testimony.
We also discuss topic areas that could include such things as your background/credentials that qualify you to render the relevant opinion, the purpose of your retention, the documents read/reviewed/utilized, authoritative materials consulted or relied upon, other information provided to you as the expert, the facts of the case, and your actual expert opinion(s), among other potential areas.
After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Identify specific words and phrases to utilize in composing an expert report
- Classify and describe the typical areas that may be included in a report, including background/credentials that qualify you to render the relevant opinion, the purpose of your retention, the documents read/reviewed/utilized, authoritative materials consulted or relied upon, other information provided to you as the expert, the facts of the case, and your actual expert opinion(s), among other potential areas
- Analyze questioning techniques utilized by attorneys to trap you (the witness)
- Formulate how to address weaknesses, areas where concession is necessary and other potential obstacles
- Detect which kinds of reports work best in which kind of cases
- Select/employ words and phrases regarding facts and opinions that can be restated (and serve you best) in depositions
Who Should Attend
CPAs, CVAs, CFEs, accountants, and any person designated as an expert who will be subject to deposition examination
Scott Mager, Attorney, Author, Motivator
Mr. Scott Mager has handled very significant plaintiff and defense cases in multiple states, representing individuals to billion dollar companies, and even an entire country; and was lead counsel for a multi-billion dollar insurance conglomerate, who also honored him with the National Litigator of the Year award, given to only one person. He is licensed in multiple states and in the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Best Trial Lawyers of America, is a member of the Litigation Counsel of America, and Proven Trials Lawyers among many others.
He has also trained thousands of lawyers, accountants, and other experts on a multitude of legal topics. He has over 150 case summaries, articles, and lectures to his credit, along with over 150 presentations.