Depositions: Preparation, Deposition, and Postmortem (Business Valuation Conference)


CPE Credits
1-A&A; 1-Ethics



PICPA Member: $58 | Nonmember: $78

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You will have up to 90 days after the date of purchase to complete the course and take the exam.


If you attended the Business Valuation Conference on November 2, 2017, this course would be considered a duplicate and cannot be used towards your CPE requirement.

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Hear Michael J. Molder, JD, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA/MAFF, Lloyd George Parry, JD and P. Dermot O'Neill, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, MAFF, ABAR cover the following:

  • Importance of preparation when being deposed
  • Deposition etiquette and listening skills
  • Attorney traps
  • The ethics of what you can and can't say about your client in a deposition


Michael J. Molder, JD, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA/MAFF
AILA Limited

Michael J. Molder, JD, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA/MAFF is the owner of AILA Limited, providing forensic accounting and business valuation services primarily in litigation engagements. Mr. Molder applies over 30 years as a certified public accountant and commercial litigator to analyze financial misconduct claims, value business interests and investigate fraud.

As lead counsel in Neuberger and Scott v. Shapiro, et al, E.D.Pa. 97-CV-7947, Mr. Molder won the respect of the court and opposing counsel for his deep understanding of the accounting and reporting issues at play in that federal securities fraud case. Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Molder helped co-counsel understand complex financial and accounting issues in dozens of cases.

In 2006, Mr. Molder returned to public accounting to apply his analysis and investigation skills in forensic and litigation services engagements. Since then, he has worked on a wide variety of matters ranging from shareholder disputes and partnership breakups to matrimonial and personal injury cases.  Mr. Molder has testified on commercial damages and fraud.

P. Dermot O’Neill, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, MAFF, ABAR
P. Dermot O'Neill, CPA PC

P. Dermot O’Neill is President of P. Dermot O’Neill, CPA PC, Glen Mills, PA and a consultant with Asterion Consulting, Philadelphia. PA. Dermot’s practice concentrates in the areas of forensic accounting, litigation support, business valuation, transaction consulting, financial analysis, and income taxation.  He has provided consulting and expert witness assistance in cases involving oppressed shareholders, personal injury, wrongful death, accounting malpractice, tax malpractice, and contract and tort issues.  He has testified as an expert in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Florida, New York, Connecticut, Virginia, the Chancery Court of Delaware as well as Federal Bankruptcy Court and Federal District Court.

Dermot is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), and National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).   He serves on PICPA’s Business Valuation Committee and Forensic and Litigation Services Committee. He is a member of the NACVA State Chapters Committee and Litigation and Forensics Advisory Board as well as Managing Editor of the National Litigation Consultants’ Review for which he has written numerous articles. In addition, he is a member of NACVA’s Financial Forensic Institute’s (FFI) Advance Litigation Program Development Team, helping to create content for the Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) credential and serving as a national instructor in the program. He has also been appointed to an ad hoc AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Committee Ethics Task Force.

Dermot is an adjunct instructor in business valuation at Rider University College of Business Administration, Graduate Studies.  He has been an adjunct lecturer at Villanova University as well as a guest lecturer at the Widener University and Lehigh University Graduate Schools of Business. He has presented continuing professional education seminars and webinars sponsored by various state accounting institutes and societies, bar associations, professional organizations and universities.  He received his B.S. in Economics from Villanova University

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