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2020 Prepare to Win: Practical Tips & Strategies for Preparing a Client to Survive Even the Toughest Deposition

Total Credits: 1.5 MCLE, 1.0 Kansas Credit

Practice Area:
Litigation / Trial Practice
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Originally presented during our 2020 Solo & Small Firm Virtual Conference, Aug 19-21

Little we do in litigation affects the outcome of a case more than depositions, and the deposition of your client can either advance your case or kill it. How do you prepare your client to make the most of this opportunity? Veterans of personal injury litigation discuss how to approach the depositions of clients.  

Speakers: Timothy W. Monsees, Monsees & Mayer, PC, Kansas City and James C. MorrowMorrow Willnauer Church LLC, Kansas City

APR 20 | Jessica M. McKeeTGH Litigation
JUL 20 | Timothy M. Intessimone, The Law Offices of Timothy Intessimone, Southwest Missouri Law & Mediation, LLC



Timothy Monsees's Profile

Timothy Monsees Related seminars and products: 4

Monsees & Mayer, P.C.

Tim Monsees is a shareholder and director with the firm of Monsees & Mayer, P.C. He graduated with honors from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1981. He is admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Colorado. Mr. Monsees restricts his practice to representation of injured parties in litigation of product liability, particularly cases related to defective firearms and hunting tree stands. Mr. Monsees’ firm has received national recognition for litigation related to injuries from defective sporting equipment and from defective firearms. Mr. Monsees is recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Missouri Super Lawyers, Kansas City Business Journal “Best of the Bar”, and for many years has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with an “A/V” rating.    


James Morrow's Profile

James Morrow Related seminars and products: 3

Morrow Willnauer Church LLC

James (Jim) C. Morrow is the managing member of Morrow Willnauer Church, L.L.C. in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Jim handles a varied litigation practice throughout Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. Jim has tried over 75 cases with an emphasis on professional liability, transportation, products liability, employment, and premises liability and he has tried a number of cases for both plaintiffs and defendants in the Circuit Court of Jackson County. Jim also represents attorneys in bar disciplinary matters throughout Missouri and Kansas. Jim is licensed to practice in Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska.

He has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers whose membership is limited to less than one percent of the practicing lawyers in the state. He has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America for Professional Liability, Insurance, and Products Liability and was chosen products liability lawyer of the year for 2015 in the Kansas City metro area and insurance lawyer of the year for 2019. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where he currently serves as President of the Western Missouri/Kansas Chapter. He is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). He was inducted into the International Society of Barristers in 2006.

He is currently serving on the Missouri Bar 16th Circuit Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee, involving the evaluation of sitting judges. He is a sustaining member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. He is both a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys as well as the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. He has served on the board of MODL and is a past chairman of the Judicial Committee. Jim has been recognized as “Best of the Bar” by the Kansas City Business Journal as well as a Super Lawyer by Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyer magazine.  He has an AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubble.

Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Missouri in 1980 and his law degree from the University of Missouri in 1983.


Tue, Jul 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:13pm CDT

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