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Brown Bag Ethics: Addressing Bad Behavior in Depositions

4/16/2014

When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
11:30am Registration & Lunch-1:00pm Adjourn
Where: Kansas Law Center
1200 SW Harrison Street
Topeka, Kansas  66612
Contact:
Dawn Phoenix

Phone: 785-234-5696

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Approved for 1.0 CLE credit hour, including 1.0 hour of ethics and professionalism in Kansas and Missouri.

**Lunch is provided and is included in the registration fee

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Agenda:

11:30 pm     Registration  & Lunch (provided)


12:00 pm     Addressing Bad Behavior in Depositions
Prof. Suzanne Valdez, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence
The accelerating decline in professionalism has been the subject of increasing concern to the law profession for many years.  In particular, bad behavior in depositions has increased, and courts have reacted by imposing appropriate sanctions.  This 1-hour ethics presentation will highlight cases involving bad behavior in depositions and the courts’ use of ethics rules and professionalism codes to address such bad behavior.

 

1:00 pm     Adjournment




Prof. Suzanne Valdez, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence

Prior to joining the KU Law faculty in 1999, Suzanne Valdez was an attorney with Kansas Legal Services in Kansas City, Kan. Valdez graduated from the KU School of Law in 1996. She was a member of the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, a research and teaching assistant, a participant in the Legal Aid Clinic, and winner of a Foulston & Siefkin Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Award and the 1996 Walter Hiersteiner Outstanding Service Award. An outstanding teacher, Valdez was the recipient of the 2000 Immel Award for Teaching Excellence and the 2002 Moreau Award for commitment to advising students.  Valdez teaches litigation-related courses at the Law School including Practice in Kansas, Pretrial Advocacy, and Deposition Skills Workshop.  While serving on the KU Law faculty full time, Valdez also maintains a part-time practice focusing on civil litigation

 

 
 
 

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