Finding and Researching Expert Witnesses

If you are a litigator looking to sharpen your expert witness research skills, this presentation is for you! Join Jim Robinson, President of JurisPro Expert Witness Directory, as he leads Justia Connect members in an exploration of best practices and techniques for the early stages of using expert witnesses in your cases. Topics covered will include evaluating the matter to determine which types of experts may further your litigation strategy, using various tools (including databases not indexed by search engines) to discover relevant experts for your case, engaging in further expert research to evaluate credentials, and obtaining the deposition transcript of your opponent's expert.

Agenda:

  • Research the Subject Matter
    • Researching the Case Subject Matter to Evaluate Expert Witness Usage
    • Accessing Databases Unavailable Through Search Engines
  • Research Potential Experts
    • Locating Information About Potential Experts
  • News Articles
    • Finding News Articles About Expert Witnesses
  • Case Law and Jury Verdicts
    • Exploring Case Law and Jury Verdicts Referencing the Expert
  • Disciplinary History
    • Learning About an Expert’s Disciplinary History
  • Internet Messages
    • Discovering an Expert’s Relevant Online Activity
  • Deposition Transcripts
    • Acquiring Deposition Transcripts of Opponent’s Expert Witnesses
Topics covered include: Practice Skills
Duration of this webinar: 60 minutes
Originally broadcast: January 18, 2023 11:00 AM PT
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Speaker
Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson President of JurisPro
Jim Robinson is an attorney, and founder of JurisPro Inc., a professional marketing company that features the qualifications of expert witnesses to legal professionals, insurance carriers, and the media. JurisPro also maintains a free online national directory for expert witnesses in over 10,000 areas of expertise www.JurisPro.com. Jim was also co-founder of www.ExpertWitnessProfiler.com, which produces comprehensive background reports on expert witnesses.
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