How to Be a Successful Expert Witness: SEAK's A-Z Guide to Expert Witnessing



BY JAMES J. MANGRAVITI, JR., ESQ., STEVEN BABITSKY, ESQ. AND NADINE NASSER DONOVAN, ESQ.


Description

Now in its third edition, How to Be a Successful Expert Witness: SEAK's A-Z Guide to Expert Witnessing is the standard desktop reference of experienced experts and the perfect starting point for less experienced expert witnesses. Newly updated and expanded to reflect the latest developments in expert witnessing, this is the comprehensive resource which every expert witness should have on their desk.

Features:

  • Hundreds of easy-to-understand examples with explanatory headnotes
  • Sample CVs, reports and sample cross examination and deposition questions
  • Simple-to-use checklists
  • Detailed index and table of contents to find what you need




Product Details

COPYRIGHT 2015
ISBN 978-1-892-90445-4
Hardcover, 626 PAGES
SEAK, INC

Table of Contents:


  • Chapter 1: Overview
  • Chapter 2: Fundamental Elements of a Lawsuit
  • Chapter 3: The Discovery Process
  • Chapter 4: Anatomy of a Civil Trial
  • Chapter 5: Evidence
  • Chapter 6: Qualifications
  • Chapter 7: Bulletproofing an Expert CV
  • Chapter 8: Properly Forming and Expressing Expert Opinions
  • Chapter 9: Methodology
  • Chapter 10: Bulletproofing an Expert’s Report
  • Chapter 11: Preparing to Testify at Deposition and Trial
  • Chapter 12: The Expert Deposition
  • Chapter 13: Direct Examination
  • Chapter 14: Cross-Examination
  • Chapter 15: What Attorneys and Clients Look for in an Expert
  • Chapter 16: How Attorneys Locate and Select Expert Witnesses
  • Chapter 17: Marketing an Expert Witness Practice
  • Chapter 18: Expert Witness Fees and Practice Management
  • Chapter 19: The Expert Witness Retention Agreement
  • Chapter 20: Expert Witness Liability and Risk Management
  • Chapter 21: Ethics and the Expert
  • Chapter 22: Handling Abuse
  • Appendix A: CV Quality Control Checklist
  • Appendix B: Report Quality Control Checklist
  • Appendix C: Deposition Areas of Inquiry
  • Appendix D: Areas of Inquiry During Cross-Examination
  • Appendix E: Complaint
  • Appendix F: Answer
  • Appendix G: Sample Answer to Expert Interrogatory
  • Appendix H: Sample Request for Production of Documents
  • Appendix I: Sample Schedule from Subpoena Duces Tecum
  • Appendix J: Sample Deposition Transcript
  • Appendix K: Referral Organizations
  • Appendix L: Expert Witness Directories
  • Appendix M: Legal Journals and Other Publications
  • Appendix N: Forensic Organizations
  • Appendix O: Bar Associations and Other Legal Associations
  • Appendix P: Sample Bills
  • Appendix Q: Sample CVs
  • Appendix R: Sample Reports
  • Appendix S: Fee Survey
  • Appendix T: Sample Expert Witness Disclosure