Expert Witness

Expert Witness Requirements

The requirements to be an expert witness can be broken down into two categories – the legal requirements for being an expert witness and perhaps more importantly, the practical requirements for being an expert witness. Legal Requirements for providing Expert Witness Services The legal requirements for being an expert [...]


Forming Expert Opinions

By: Steven Babitsky Excerpt from: How to Become a Dangerous Expert Dangerous experts form and present a bulletproof expert opinion.  To do this, the authors recommend the following. Avoid cases and counsel that place the expert on a restrictive budget or whose deadlines will not allow the expert to do [...]


Expert Witness Database – SEAK

The SEAK Expert Witness Database contains 1,250+ expert witnesses listed in over 7,000+ categories. SEAK’s Expert Witness Directory contains: • Over 1,250 expert witnesses, indexed by over 7,000 categories and key words • Searchable free online at • Attorneys contact experts directly, with no middleman Detailed information on expert [...]


What is an Expert Witness?

The role of an expert witness is to use “scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge” to assist the trier of fact to “understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue.”  The “trier of fact” is the jury in a jury trial and the judge in a bench trial. [...]


Lucrative Opportunities Serving as an Expert Witness

By Steven Babitsky, Esq. & James J. Mangraviti Jr., Esq. Many professionals are starting to look into the lucrative and growing field of serving as an expert witness. Depending on their field of expertise, expert witnesses earn $150 to $500 or more per hour. The work is intellectually challenging, has [...]

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