Expert Witnesses

How to look for and find an expert for a subject of law or area of legal practice.

How lawyers can avoid or reduce the cost incurring the cost of retaining an expert that they do not anticpate will testify, without having that expert's testimony later excluded by a court.

How to find an expert witness and use the expert effectively when building your case, preparing for trial, and during your expert's testimony.

Big mistakes that lawyers may make when hiring and using expert witnesses, and how those mistakes can damage an otherwise compelling legal case.

What you can do after hiring an expert witness to make better use of your expert.

How differences between similarly qualified experts may significantly affect your case.

How expert witnesses can prepare for depositions and avoid falling into traps.

Tips for giving effective expert testimony in court.

What is an expert witness opinion and what are the rules for admitting expert testimony at trial.

How to build business networks for expert witness services through referrals.

Tips for experts who wish to provide the best possible results for client law firms, from establishing credibility through giving effective testimony.

A formal contract for litigation consultants, which can be modified to suit your needs.

Creating a contract for consulting services through a less formal agreement than a standard contract.

Suggestions for lawyers who need to find and use expert witnesses, or who are preparing to cross-examine an opposing party's expert.

Suggestions for preparing an expert for cross-examination.

When an expert witness may be permitted to testify beyond the scope of his written report.

When to choose an independent psychiatric expert witness over the testimony of a treating psychiatrist.