MCLE Jan 12 – How to Hire a Forensic Expert

By Kelly on January 06, 2017//Leave a comment

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017

Time: 12-1 p.m.

Location: Downtown San Diego

MCLE: 1 hour general participatory credit

Register: online

Cost: $25, $20 for members, FREE with Crunch Card


About This Class:

Have you or your attorney retained an expert witness who sounded great then turned into a disaster?


This seminar introduces the legal professional to methods for interviewing a prospective document examiner, or other prospective expert witness. You learn how to properly vet your prospective expert. After this seminar you will:

  • Know the questions to ask of your prospective expert
  • Learn why the low priced expert may be the most expensive
  • 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 what to expect in a properly written expert’s report and types of reports
  • Recognize the effects of bias on forensic examiners’ opinions


About the Speaker:

Mike Wakshull is a court-qualified forensic document examiner located in Temecula, CA.


For more information about this program, visit our registration page.

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