By properly preparing the witness, you will be able to explain the importance of their role. They will need to understand how imperative it is that they provide the most accurate testimony possible to prevent any misunderstandings and confusion. Preparing your witness will ensure that they act as effective deponents.

Witnesses who roll their eyes, fidget in their seats, or act nervous can be very disruptive during a deposition. Preparing your witness before they take their seat will hopefully help them curtail the behaviors that make them seem unreliable or uncommitted to their testimony.

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Colleen Jilio-Ryan is the Owner of Jilio-Ryan, a Tustin based premiere law consulting firm. The firm along with its certified court reporters is dedicated to providing the highest quality deposition and litigation services to attorneys, insurance companies, and corporations. With her sincere efforts, Colleen is committed to meeting the highest standards of the legal industry, and is an industry leader when it comes to on-time court reporting and deposition scheduling.