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#8 Pretrial Agreements – Sequential Exhibit Numbering

Exhibits Will Be Numbered Sequentially. It becomes apparent that many litigators are not thinking about trial when they start numbering deposition exhibits.  It is a particularly annoying practice to number exhibits separately for each deposition.  When this is done, the same document can end up being Smith-1, Jones-4, and Johnson-14 once the parties get to trial.  Alternatively, the plaintiffs and defendants can continue the numbering from deposition to deposition but have a separate set of plaintiffs’ exhibits and defendants’ exhibits.  Plaintiffs-14 and defendants-14 then will be different documents. Exhibits should be numbered at deposition with the ultimate goal in mind …

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