On November 18, West Palm Beach attorney Devon Woolard served as a panelist for the 2022 Palm Beach County Bar Association Business Litigation CLE Seminar titled “How to Approach the New Corporate Representative Process.”
The seminar discussed primary differences between the state and federal rules applicable to corporate representative depositions as well as practical tips for taking and defending corporate representative depositions, including drafting meaningful areas of inquiry, identifying and preparing a corporate representative, and successfully navigating challenges from clients and opposing counsel.
Other panelists included U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge G. Joseph Curley, and Bernard Lebedeker of Reid Burman Lebedeker Xenick, with Sheena Smith of Cole, Scott & Kissane serving as moderator.
About Devon A. Woolard
Devon A. Woolard is a senior associate in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Devon’s practice focuses on the representation of a variety of businesses and professionals in state and federal courts, with a focus on commercial matters. Devon is experienced with representing various individuals, private and public companies, and non-profit entities in a broad range of business matters, and previously served as assistant general counsel for a property and casualty insurance company.