Community Association attorney, Katie Berkey, AICP, co-authored the article, “Called To A Deposition or Court? Here Are A Few Tips” in the Winter 2023 Florida Planning newsletter. Katie shares informative tips if you are ever called to serve as a witness. The article states that it is natural to be anxious, but if you keep in mind these three best practices, it will help you be better prepared to convey evidence and testimony.
- Always keep orderly files
- Prepare and prepare some more.
- Demeanor and presentation are key.
Katie Berkey, AICP, is a Board Certified Specialist in City, County and Local Government Law and a certified Professional Planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners; she is also a shareholder with Becker & Poliakoff. Katie represents clients in zoning, land use and planning matters. She serves on the board of directors for Keep Lee County Beautiful, is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) of Southwest Florida Management Committee and ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative steering committee and serves on the Mothers Esquire Breastfeeding Accommodations Committee. To learn more about Katie, please click here.
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