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Conducting Cross and Direct Examination of Expert Witnesses at Trial

1h 1m

Created on January 26, 2021

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Overview

This program, presented by Florina Altshiler, will review techniques to use while examining an expert witness you retained at trial, as well as cross-examining your opponent's expert.

This deep dive will benefit trial attorneys that routinely use expert witnesses in civil or criminal cases.



Learning Objectives:

  1. Introduce your expert witness to the jury
  2. Draft and oppose pre-trial motions seeking to preclude expert testimony
  3. Humanize the expert and present him as a teacher so as not to bore or confuse the fact finder
  4. Present the expert's opinion and report
  5. Differentiate expert opinions
  6. Use demonstrative exhibits
  7. Prepare for cross-examination of opposing expert
  8. Take advantage of weaknesses in the opposing expert's testimony
  9. Exploit factfinder bias

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