Effective Depositions with Nicole Westbrook
Episode 1715th March 2022 • The Litigation War Room • Maxwell Goss
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On this episode, Maxwell Goss chats with Nicole Westbrook, a litigation partner with the law firm of Jones & Keller in Denver, Colorado. In this wide-ranging conversation, Nicole discusses deposition skills, the pros and cons of arbitration, the challenges of remote technology, and her advocacy for women in the law.

Nicole also dives into an interesting case she handled concerning a multi-level marketing business, and talks about some of the unique legal challenges facing players in that industry.

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  • 00:18 – Introduction
  • 01:18 – About Nicole Westbrook
  • 02:19 – Legal challenges for multi-level marketing (MLM) companies
  • 08:45 – Nicole’s federal clerkship
  • 12:12 – Retaining women in the legal practice
  • 14:10 – Nicole’s work with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
  • 15:47 – Preparing for depositions
  • 18:11 – A recent case involving an MLM business
  • 22:25 – Nicole’s critique of the arbitration system
  • 26:10 – The challenges of remote depositions
  • 35:11 – Nicole’s advice on conducting an effective deposition
  • 37:47 – Where to find Nicole Westbrook online

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