The Sniper Defense is a podcast series hosted by Thomas M. O’Toole, Ph.D. Dubbed “the podcast playbook for defense attorneys,” The Sniper Defense focuses on providing defense attorneys across the country practical advice for every stage of the litigation process, from the time the case is filed to its final resolution. Each episode is approximately 30 to 40 minutes and can be downloaded for free. The Sniper Defense is also available for free on iTunes.
Welcome to Soundbyte CLEs
Soundbyte CLEs are short videos (less than 10 minutes each) designed to offer quick and practical advice for attorneys and their clients to help them succeed in litigation. While these videos are by no means comprehensive on each topic area, we focus on key, central principles on each topic that cover a broad range of issues while still having immediate and practical value. Check back periodically for new additions to the Soundbyte CLE collection. If there is a particular topic that you would like to see a Soundbyte CLE cover, please contact us with your request.
*Disclaimer: The information contained in these videos is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Every case is different and may have unique needs not addressed in these videos.
Deposition Training for Witnesses
This video was created to assist witnesses as they prepare for their depositions. While in-person practice sessions are always preferable, they are not always practical. In those situations, attorneys should consider sending this video to their witnesses to view before a deposition.
Arming Witnesses for Success: Three Simple Rules for Preparing Witnesses for Depositions
This Soundbyte CLE was created for attorneys to give them tips and tools for making the most of their deposition prep meetings with clients and key witnesses. This presentation provides a model for conducting these sessions that maximizes the attorney's ability to effectively prepare the witness for deposition.