Expert Witness Starters Pack

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 3 core expert witness resources to get you started as an expert witness.  This Expert Witness Starters Pack includes:

1) How to Be a Successful Expert Witness: SEAK’s A-Z Guide to Expert Witnessing - 626 Pages, Hardbound

2) How To Write An Expert Witness Report - 560 Pages, Hardbound

3) SEAK's Expert Witness Retention Contract - Includes both PDF and Word.doc versions

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

seak-a-z-web-96566.1415809919.200.200.jpgNow in its third edition, this is SEAK’s perennial best-selling text on expert witnessing. 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. 

You will learn:
•    How to draft a powerful CV which is essential for expert witness work
•    Numerous proven techniques to market and expand your practice
•    How to form defensible opinions and express these in superior expert witness reports
•    Advanced techniques on how to excel when testifying at deposition and at trial
•    How to avoid and survive Daubert challenges
•    The essential steps to running a profitable expert witness practice
•    How to manage risk and avoid ethical traps
•    The most common forms of abuse and how to avoid each
•    How to avoid critical expert witness mistakes
•    The meaning of common “legalese” used by lawyers
•    Much, much, more.

seak-exwit-3d-cover-web-14951.1387216729.200.200.jpgHow To Write An Expert Witness Report sets the new standard for all expert witnesses who are called upon to write reports. The book is expert witness friendly and contains 14 in-depth chapters. The authors explain report writing best practices with the use of: color, hundreds of examples, numerous comments and practice pointers and suggested rewrites of language commonly used in reports. The authors have culled through thousands of reports and have presented seventeen expert reports as models for the reader. How to Write An Expert Witness Report is an invaluable aid for all expert witnesses who are tasked with writing high quality, defensible, expert witness reports.

The easy-to-use guide: 
• Practical, bullet point advice 
• Dozens of practice pointers 
• Hundreds of examples of what to do and what not to do 
• Seventeen complete model reports including a sample rebuttal report, sample Rule 26 report, and sample 
   supplemental report
• In depth, yet easy to use. 
• Flags common pitfalls so that you can avoid them 
• Executive summaries of each chapters so you can get up to speed quickly 
• Written by the experts on expert witnessing from SEAK, Inc. 

SEAK's Expert Witness Retention Contract

exp-witness-retention-contract-77903.1331299456.200.200.pngSEAK’s contract addresses in an elegant and simple fashion many of the problems which experts find vexing, including:
• Being kept in the dark by retaining counsel 
• Being purposefully conflicted out of the case 
• Being stuck in a case with a problematic attorney 
• Collection of fees 
• Conflicts of interest 
• Credibility challenges 
• Deposition fees reduced via protective order 
• Document retention 
• Duties toward successor law firms 
• Expense reimbursement 
• Incomplete documentation 
• Lack of preparation by retaining counsel prior to testimony 
• Last minute testimony cancellations 
• Late payment of fees 
• Less than ethical attorneys 
• Licensing issues when testifying out of state 
• Non-payment of fees 
• Preserving the expert’s reputation 
• Pushed outside your true area of expertise
• Refusal to pay for all time spent on case 
• Scheduling 
• Storage costs 
• Subpoenas 
• Travel conditions 
• Undisclosed Daubert challenges 
• Unreasonable budgets 
• Unreasonable deadlines 
• Unreviewed answers to interrogatories