Fatal Errors Experts Unknowingly Make During Testimony - Lessons From A Cringing Court Reporter / Videographer

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Chapter Event: Northern California


Come join your fellow Bay Area expert witnesses and hear Todd Combs, of Combs Reporting, present testimony tips and traps noted by court reporters. Todd has heard it all and will help you be prepared including:

  • How to maintain credibility and how to avoid getting compromised during testimony.
  • How to respond when the retaining counsel does not adequately prepare; including what responses are most effective, and how to deal with abusive opposing counsel.
  • Techniques to prepare and succeed in the expert arena, including hints for video deposition proceedings.
  • And much more!


6:00PM - Networking 

6:15PM - Dinner, self introductions, and networking

7:00PM - Program and Q&A

8:30PM - Adjourn


Todd Combs

Todd Combs is president of Combs Reporting. He has trained as both a stenographer and Certified Legal Video Specialist CLVS and helped to develop the CLVS program for the National Court Reporter's Association. Their prior company, Combs & Greenly, also started Video Solutions which was the first legal video company in the San Francisco Bay area. The Combs Family has been in the Court Reporting business in the San Francisco Bay since 1962! And Todd has had seven family members in the reporting industry.

This course has been approved for 1 CFLC credit.


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