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Interviewing Clients and Witnesses for Paralegals: Things You Must Know

Content Partner:  IPE (Institute for Paralegal Education)
Price: $89.00*
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This program is intended for the paralegal audience and is NOT available for CLE credit.

Program Description

Successful interviewing is an art that anyone can learn, but careful planning and practice is essential. Discover the role that psychology plays in the interview process and why it is critical to understand the background information before you start.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level course will provide attendees with specific suggestions and steps on how to prepare and plan for interviewing witnesses. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content
  • Plan for the Interview: Know the Purpose
  • Ask the Right Questions (in the Right Order) to Get the Information You Need
  • Timing, Location and Arrangements: Essential Elements
  • During the Interview: Do's and Don'ts
  • After the Interview: The Wrap-Up

Practice Areas: Discovery, Expert Witnesses, Litigation & Appeals, Pre-Trial Skills
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 06/29/2010 12:00 PM EDT
Level: Basic
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Anita G. Haworth, RP - Senior litigation paralegal, Campbell Kyle Proffitt LLP, Carmel, IN
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