CURRICULUM VITAE OF STEVEN BABITSKY

_________________________________________________________________________________________
STEVEN BABITSKY, JD

SEAK, Inc.
PO Box 729
Falmouth, MA 02540

Phone (508) 548-7023 / 508-548-9443
Fax: 508-540-8304
E-Mail: stevenbabitsky@gmail.com
Web Page: www.seak.com
_________________________________________________________________________________________

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kistin, Babitsky, Latimer & Beitman,
Falmouth, Massachusetts, 1973 1980: Partner, 1980 1993: Senior Partner Practiced Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Law.

SEAK, Inc., President & Founder
Falmouth, Massachusetts, 1980 – current. Professional Training, Education and Publishing Company.
_________________________________________________________________________________________

LEGAL EDUCATION

Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts (JD, 1972).
_________________________________________________________________________________________

PREPARATORY EDUCATION

City University of New York (B.A. 1969)
_________________________________________________________________________________________

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Admitted to Bar December 12, 1972, Massachusetts; Admitted to the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, July 1, 1974; Admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States of America, April 5, 1982.
_________________________________________________________________________________________

WEBINARS

How To Prepare Your Expert Witness for Deposition,  American Bar Association, January 10, 2013.

How To Prepare Your Expert Witness for Deposition, TASA, January 29, 2013.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

ARTICLES (Available Upon Request)

_________________________________________________________________________________________

TEXTS

Contributing Author, Social Security Practice Guide, Matthew Bender 3 Vol., February 1984.

Understanding the AMA Guides in Workers’ Compensation Cases, Wiley Law Publications, December 1991.

Co-author,Litigating Stress Cases in Workers’ Compensation, Wiley Law Publications, October 1993.

Co-author, Understanding The AMA Guides: A Comparison of the Fourth Edition to the Third Edition Revised, Wiley, 1994.

Co-author,The Independent Medical Evaluation Report: A Step-by-Step Guide With Models, SEAK, Inc. July 1996.

Co-author,How To Excel During Cross-Examination: Techniques For Experts That Work, SEAK, Inc., January 1997.

Co-author,Understanding The AMA Guides In Workers’ Compensation“, (Second Edition), Wiley 1997.

Co-author, The Successful Physician Negotiator: How To Get What You Deserve, SEAK, Inc., November 1998.

Co-author, “How To Excel During Depositions: Techniques For Experts That Work, SEAK, Inc., May 1999.

Co-author, The Comprehensive Forensic Services Manual: The Essential Resources for all ExpertsSEAK, Inc. 2000.

Co-author, Writing and Defending Your Expert Report: The Step-by-Step Guide with Models, SEAK, Inc. 2002.

Co-author,Understanding the AMA Guides in Workers’ Compensation“, (Third Edition), Panel 2002.

Co-author, Cross-Examination: The Comprehensive Guide For ExpertsSEAK, Inc. 2003.

Co-author, Writing and Defending Your IME Report: The Comprehensive Guide, SEAK, Inc. 2004.

Co-author,Understanding the AMA Guides in Workers’ Compensation Cases, 2004 cumulative supplement, Aspen Publishers(2004).

Co-author, National Guide to Expert Witness Fees and Billing Procedures, SEAK, Inc. 2004.

Contributing Author, Expert Witnessing in Forensic Accounting, R.T Edwards, Inc.2005

Co-author, Understanding The AMA Guides In Workers’ Compensation Cases, 2005 Supplement Aspen Publishers (2005).

Co-author, How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness: Advanced Techniques and Strategies, SEAK, Inc. 2005.

Co-author, The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make, SEAK, Inc. 2005.

Co-author, The A-Z Guide to Expert Witnessing, SEAK, Inc. 2006.

Co-author,The Physicians Comprehensive Guide to Negotiating, SEAK, Inc. 2007.

Co-author, Depositions: The Comprehensive Guide for Expert Witnesses, SEAK, Inc. 2007.

Co-author, The Biggest Mistakes Expert Witnesses Make:  And How to Avoid Them, SEAK, 2008.

Co-author, “Understanding the AMA Guides in Workers’ Compensation, (Fourth Edition Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2008.

Co-author, 2009 SEAK National Guide to Expert Witness Fees and Billing,SEAK, Inc. 2009.

Co-author,Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians, SEAK, Inc. 2009.

Co-author, How to Market Your Expert Witness Practice:  Evidence Based Best Practices, SEAK, Inc. 2011.

Co-author,Never Lose Again Become a Top Negotiator By Asking the Right Questions, SEAK, Inc. 2011.

Co-author, Understanding the AMA Guides in Workers’ Compensation , (Fifth Edition Wolters Kluwer), 2011.

Co-author,  How to Prepare Your Expert Witness for Deposition”, (SEAK 2012).

Co-author, “The Street Smart MBA: 10 Proven Strategies for Driving Business Success” (Apress 2012).

Contributing Author, “AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Disease & Injury Causation”, (July 2013).

Co-author,”How to Write An Expert Witness Report“, SEAK, Inc. 2014.

Co-author,”How to Be a Successful Expert Witness: SEAK’s A-Z Guide to Expert Witnessing“, SEAK, Inc. 2015.

Co-author, “How to be an Effective Expert Witness at Deposition and Trial“, SEAK, Inc. 2016.
_________________________________________________________________________________________

Book Chapters

Babitsky S and Mangraviti JJ, Rating Psychological and Psychiatric Impairment Under The Fourth Edition of the AMA Guidelines, In: The Insurer’s Handbook of Psychological Injury Claims (Claims Books, 1995).
_________________________________________________________________________________________

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
American Association for Justice
_________________________________________________________________________________________

FOUNDER and PAST PRESIDENT

National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
_________________________________________________________________________________________

SEMINAR LEADER/TRAINER (2005-To Date)

Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Seminar, 1980-2017.

Negotiating Skills for Civil Engineers, Tampa, FL, January 27-28, 2005.

Testifying Skills Workshop, Newport Beach, CA, March 31, 2005.

2005 Expert Witness Summit, Newport Beach, CA, April 2, 2005.

How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness, Hyannis, MA, June 15, 2005.

Seminar Leader for 14th Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Hyannis, MA, June 16-17, 2005.

Seminar Leader and Speaker, How to Be an Effective Medical Witness, Falmouth, MA, August 18-19, 2005.

Seminar Leader and Speaker, IME Summit, Falmouth, MA, August 20-21, 2005.

Seminar Presenter, Advanced Testifying Skills for Experts, Chicago, IL, November 4-5, 2005.

Seminar Presenter, Testifying Skills Workshop, Las Vegas, NV, February 16-17, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, Negotiation Skills, Ames, Iowa, March 1-2, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness, Newport Beach, CA, March 30, 2006.

Seminar Leader, 2006 Expert Witness Summit, Newport Beach, CA, March 31-April 1, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, Expert Witness Practice Management Workshop, Hyannis, MA, June 20, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, Advanced Deposition Skills for Experts, Hyannis, MA, June 21, 2006.

Seminar Leader, Workers’ Compensation Legal Issues and Defense Strategies, Hyannis, MA, July 17, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, How to Be An Effective Medical Witness, Falmouth, MA, August 17-18, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians, Falmouth, MA, August 19-20, 2006.

Instructor, How to Be A Dangerous Expert Witness, Financial Consulting Group, Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians, Chicago, IL, November 17-18, 2006.

Seminar Leader, Advanced Testifying Skills, Chicago, IL, December 1-2, 2006.

Seminar Leader, Arborists-Dangerous Expert Witness, Napa Valley, CA, December 3, 2006.

Seminar Presenter, ASCE, Advanced Testifying Skills for Engineers, Orlando, FL, February 15-16, 2007.

Seminar Presenter, FEWA, Advanced Cross Examination Workshop, Newport Beach, CA, March 29, 2007.

Seminar Leader, 2007 Expert Witness Summit, Newport Beach, CA, March 29-31, 2007.

Seminar Presenter, LWCC Provider Partnership Conference, Lake Charles, LA, April 27, 2007

Seminar Presenter, Benchmark Medical Consultants, How to Become an Exceptional Expert Witness, Napa, CA, May 5, 2007.

Seminar Presenter, Professional Investigative Engineers (PIE), Report Writing, Arvada, CO, May 17, 2007.

Seminar Presenter, Bohler Engineering, Presentation Skills, Warren, NJ, May 25, 2007.

Seminar Presenter, The Biggest Mistakes Experts Make and How to Avoid Them, Hyannis, MA, June 19, 2007.

Seminar Leader, Advanced Presentation and Training Skills Workshop, July 16, 2007.

Seminar Presenter, 2007 IME Best Practices, Falmouth, MA, August 18-19, 2007.

Seminar Presenter, How to Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Falmouth, MA, October 5, 2007.

Seminar Leader Advanced Testifying Skills the Masters Program, Naples, FL, November 9-10, 2007.

Seminar Leader, Testifying Skills, FEWA, Dallas, TX, January 18, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, Testifying Skills, AAPM, Orlando, FL, February 13, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, Testifying and Forensic Report Writing Skills, ASCE, Palm Beach, FL, February 28-29, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, Report Writing, UHY, Houston, TX, March 3-4, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, Expert Witness Summit, FEWA, Newport Beach, CA, March 28-29, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, How to Become the Go To Expert Witness in Your Field, Hyannis, MA, June 17, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness, Hyannis, Ma, June 18, 2008.

Seminar Leader, 17th Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Hyannis, MA, June 19-20, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, Negotiating Skills for Occupational Health Professionals, Hyannis, MA, July 14, 2008.

Seminar Leader, 28th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 15-17, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, Disability Consulting for Physicians, Falmouth, MA, August 14-15, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, 2008 IME Best Practices, Falmouth, MA, August 16-17, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, 2008 Negotiation Skills for Physicians, Falmouth, MA, October 2, 2008.

Seminar Presenter, 2008 How to Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Falmouth, MA, October 3, 2008.

Seminar Leader, 18th Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Hyannis, MA, June 25-26, 2009.

Seminar Presenter, 2009, Bulletproofing Yourself and Your Opinions, Hyannis, MA, June 23, 2009.

Seminar Presenter, 2009, Marketing and Growing Your Expert Witness Practice, Hyannis, MA, June 24, 2009.

Seminar Leader, 29th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 21-23, 2009.

2009 IME Best Practices, Hyannis, MA, August 13-14, 2009.

Disability Consulting for Physicians, Hyannis, MA, August 15-16, 2009.

Negotiating Skills for Physicians, Chicago, IL, September 10, 2009.

How to Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, September 11, 2009.

2010 Independent Medical Examination Best Practices: Achieving Excellence and Success, Naples, FL April 22-23, 2010.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Disability and File Review Consulting Practice, Naples, FL April 24-25, 2010.

Seminar Leader, 19th Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Hyannis, MA, June 24-25, 2010.

Advanced Testifying Skills for Expert Witnesses, Hyannis, MA, June 22, 2010.

Marketing and Growing Your Expert Witness Practice, Hyannis, MA, June 23, 2010.

Seminar Leader, 30th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 20-22, 2010.

How to Start, Build and Run a Physician Consulting Practice, Chicago, IL, September 23, 2010.

How to Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, September 24, 2010.

ASCE Testifying Skills Report Writing, Boston, MA, November 4-5, 2010.

Advanced Testifying Skills: The Jury Trial Program Preconference, Naples, FL, November 11, 2010.

Advanced Testifying Skills for Experts: The Masters Program, Naples, FL, November 12-13, 2010.

ASCA Advanced Testifying Skills, Jacksonville, FL, December 5, 2010.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful IME Practice, Naples, FL, February 3-4, 2011.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Disability and File Review Consulting Practice, Naples, FL, February 5-6, 2011.

Seminar Leader, 20th Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Naples, FL, April 14-15, 2011.

Jury Trial Skills Workshop, Naples, FL, April 12, 2011.

Marketing and Growing Your Expert Witness Practice, Naples, FL, April 13, 2011.

Seminar Leader, 31st Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 19-21, 2011.

Negotiating Skills for Occupational Health Professionals in the New Economy, Hyannis, MA, July 18, 2011.

Advanced IME Skills for Physicians: The Master’s Program, Falmouth, MA, August 18-19, 2011.

How to Be an Effective Expert Witness, Falmouth, MA, August 20-21, 2011.

How to Market and Grow Your Expert Witness Practice: With Personal Attention, Chicago, IL, October 19-20, 2011.

Advanced Testifying Skills-The Jury Trial Program Preconference, Naples, FL, November 10, 2011.

Advanced Testifying Skills for Expert Witnesses Conference, The Masters Program, Naples, FL, November 11-12, 2011.

Seminar Leader, 32nd Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 17-19, 2012.

Marketing and Growing Your Expert Witness Practice, Falmouth, MA, August 21, 2012.

Advanced Expert Witness Skills Workshop, Falmouth, MA, August 22, 2012.

Negotiating Skills for Physicians, Chicago, IL, October 18, 2012.

How to Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, October 19, 2012.

How to Market and Grow Your Expert Witness Practice:  With Personal Attention, Naples, FL, November 8-9, 2012.

Advanced Testifying Skills:  The Master’s Program, Naples, FL, November 10-11, 2012.

Advanced Trial Skills Workshop for Expert Witnesses, San Francisco, CA, January 24-25, 2013.

How to Excel at Your Expert Witness Deposition, San Francisco, CA, January 26-27, 2013.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Consulting Practice, Naples, FL, February 7-8, 2013.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Disability and File Review Consulting Practice, Naples, FL, February 9-10, 2013.

How to Excel at Your Expert Witness Deposition, Chicago, Il, April 25-26, 2013.

Seminar Leader, 22nd Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Chicago, Il, April 27-28, 2013.

Seminar Leader, 33rd Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 16-18, 2013.

Negotiating Skills For Physicians, Chicago, IL,  October 17, 2013.

How To Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, October 18, 2013.

How To Market and Grow Your Expert Witness Practice, Irving, TX,  November 7-8, 2013.

How To Excel At Your Expert Witness Deposition, Irving, TX,  November 9-10.

How To Start, Build & Run A Successful Consulting Practice, Clearwater, FL, February 6-7 2014.

How to Start, Build, and Run A successful File Review and Disability Consulting Practice, Clearwater, FL,  February 8-9 2014.

Advanced Testifying Skills for Experts:  The Master’s Program, Orlando, FL, May 1-2, 2014.

Seminar Leader, 23rd Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Orlando, FL, May 3-4, 2014.

Seminar Leader, 34th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 22-24, 2014.

How to Become a Successful Physician Inventor, Falmouth, MA, September 18-19, 2014.

How to Market and Grow Your Expert Witness Practice:  With Personal Attention, Falmouth, MA, September 20-21, 2014.

How to Supplement Your Clinical Income with Lucrative Home-Based Work, Chicago, IL, October 23, 2014.

How To Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, October 24, 2014.

How to Start, Run, and Build a Successful Expert Witness Practice, San Diego, CA, January 22-23, 2014.

Advanced Testifying Skills for Experts:  The Master’s Program, San Diego, CA, January 24-25, 2014.

How To Start, Build & Run A Successful Consulting Practice, Clearwater, FL, February 5-6 2015.

How to Start, Build, and Run A successful File Review and Disability Consulting Practice, Clearwater, FL,  February 7-8, 2015.

Seminar Leader, 24th Annual National Expert Witness Conference, Washington, DC, April 25-26, 2015.

Seminar Leader, 35th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Chicago, IL, June 9-11, 2015.

How To Excel At Your Expert Witness Deposition, Washington, DC, April 23-24, 2015.

FAA Testifying & Report Writing  Training, Oklahoma City, OK, September 21-22, 2015.

FAA  Testifying & Report Writing Training, Washington, DC, October 15-16, 2015.

How to Supplement Your Clinical Income with Lucrative Home-Based Work, Chicago, IL, October 22, 2015.

How To Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, October 23, 2015.

How to Market Your Expert Witness Practice, Naples, FL, November 12-13, 2015.

IME Skills for Physicians:  The Master’s Program, Naples, FL, November 14-15, 2015.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Consulting Practice, Clearwater Beach, FL, February 4-5, 2016.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Disability and File Review Practice, Clearwater Beach, FL, February 6-7, 2016.

Advanced Trial Skills for Expert Witnesses, Chicago, IL, May 12-13, 2016.

Seminar Leader, 25th Anniversary National Expert Witness Conference, Chicago, IL, May 14-15, 2016.

Negotiating Skills for Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Health Professionals, Hyannis, MA, July 19, 2016.

Seminar Leader, 36th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 20-22, 2016.

How to Supplement Your Clinical Income with Lucrative Home-Based Work, Chicago, IL, October 20, 2016.

How to Make More Money as an Expert Witness, Naples, FL, November 10-11, 2016.

IME Skills for Physicians: The Master’s Program, Naples, FL, November 12-13, 2016.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice, San Diego, CA, January 19-20, 2017.

Advanced Testifying Skills for Experts: The Master’s Program, San Diego, CA, January 21-22, 2017.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Consulting Practice, Clearwater Beach, FL, February 9-10, 2017.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Disability and File Review Practice, Clearwater Beach, FL, February 11-12, 2017.

How to Be an Effective Expert Witness, Clearwater Beach, FL, May 4-5, 2017

Seminar Leader, 26th Anniversary National Expert Witness Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL, May 6-7, 2017

Seminar Leader, 37th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, July 18-20, 2017.

How to Excel and Succeed as a Expert Witness in Patent Cases:  Special Techniques, Falmouth, MA, September 14-15, 2017.

How to Excel at Your Expert Witness Deposition, Falmouth, MA, September 16-17, 2017.

How to Supplement Your Clinical Income with Lucrative Home-Based Work, Chicago, IL, October 19, 2017.

How To Find and Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, October 20, 2017.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful IME Practice, Naples, FL, November 30-December 1, 2017.

IME Skills for Physicians: The Master’s Program, Naples, FL, December 2-3, 2017.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Consulting Practice, Clearwater Beach, FL, February 8-9, 2018.

How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Disability and File Review Practice, Clearwater Beach, FL, February 10-11, 2018.

Advanced Testifying Skills for Experts: The Master’s Program, Clearwater Beach, FL, May 3-4, 2018.

Seminar Leader, 27th Anniversary National Expert Witness Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL, May 5-6, 2018.

How to Excel as an Expert Witness in Workers’ Compensation Cases: Special Techniques, Falmouth, MA, June 19, 2018.

Seminar Leader, 38th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference, Hyannis, MA, June 20-22, 2018.

How to Supplement Your Clinical Income with Lucrative Home-Based Work, Chicago, IL, October 18, 2018.

How to Find & Land High Paying Non-Clinical Jobs, Chicago, IL, October 19, 2018.

_________________________________________________________________________________________

Updated October 2018