Course DescriptionIn this program, award-winning litigation attorney Alan Fanger shares tips on how to best prepare your clients to become more comfortable with the deposition process, address lingering questions, and become stronger advocates for their position. Mr. Fanger will discuss how to handle different types of clients, deposition guidelines, tactics for answering different types of questions, and different methods of preparation.
Length: 1hr 2min
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Meet the Lecturer(s)
Alan S. Fanger, Esq., a nationally recognized litigation attorney and radio legal analyst, based in Wellesley, MA. He has been voted a "SuperLawyer" by his colleagues every year since 2011, and has a perfect rating of 10.0 on Avvo™. As an advocate for clients, Alan has been lauded for his ability to "demystify the law and litigation procedure," creating a positive, cooperative environment for his many clients and colleagues. Alan appears frequently on sports radio networks and stations around the country—where he provides analysis of legal issues that impact the sports world—and also appears regularly on “The Jordan Rich Show” on WBZ Radio in Boston, where he discusses Supreme Court cases and other legal topics.
Mike Wakshull is a court-qualified forensic document examiner located in Temecula, CA. He partners with attorney clients to deliver results that often lead to early settlements in favor of the counsel who retained him. When cases go to trial, he presents them in jury-speak rather than techno-geek to educate the triers of fact. He applies his technical and science training to present a science-based approach to his opinions—a court requirement.
Mike has authored two books on the topic of forensic document examination. He has presented at several international forensics conferences. A member of several industry-related associations, he serves of the board of two. Mike has had forensic document examination cases from fourteen states.
Mike was chair of the 2012 National Association of Document Examiners conference, the 2014 Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners Conference, and the 2015 Forensic Expert Witness Association conference.
He has been qualified as an expert witness in California Superior Courts and Federal District Court, testifying in cases involving will contests, contract disputes and others. Questioned documents discovered include an altered deed, cut‐and‐paste signatures, altered mortgage documents, altered handwritten documents, electronic documents, and many other types of questioned documents. Mike is one of a handful of forensic document examiners with a graduate school certificate in forensic document examination from an accredited university.
Mike is a member of the National Speakers Association. He was an invited speaker at the annual conference of the National Association of Document Examiners (NADE), Association of Forensic Document Examiners (AFDE), World Congress of Forensics in Chongqing, China, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and others.