How to Hire a Forensic Expert: Update

Presented by Mike Wakshull & San Diego County Law Library

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Course Description

Length: 1h 1min    Published: 4/18/2018    
Have you retained an expert witness who sounded great, knew the right words to get hired, then turned into a disaster? Could the problems have been discovered prior to retaining the forensic expert? This seminar introduces the legal professional to methods for interviewing a prospective document examiner, or other prospective expert witness. You will learn how to properly vet your prospective expert. After attending this seminar, you will: · Know the questions to ask of your prospective expert. · Learn why the low-priced expert may be the most expensive. · Understand why years of experience is no substitute for skill and knowledge. · Always research the prospective expert to learn whether the CV is honest. · Find out whether the prospective expert has told you the whole truth. · Know the types of reports to anticipate and what to expect in a properly written expert’s report. · Recognize the effects of bias on forensic examiners’ opinion.
Learning Objectives
* Understand the key questions to ask of a prospective forensic expert
* Learn how to evaluate an expert's CV
* Recognize the effects of bias on forensic examiner's opinion

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Presented By:

Mike Wakshull

Temecula, CA

San Diego County Law Library

San Diego, California

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