Simply getting refreshed on the topic and the dispute at hand gives you the edge. You have the information the questioning attorney wants and needs. That puts you in a position to make the testimony truthful and powerful for your position.
Nothing holds up in court like a credible witness that sells the truthful story with confidenee. Stand firm to what happened. Do not let the questioning attorney shake you into saying something you do not want to say.
Answer the Question
Do not answer a question that is not asked! Many minutes and hours are added to a deposition session by the witness volunteering information that suggests more questions to be asked. Listen to the question asked. Think. Then answer the question.
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