Practical Aspects of Obtaining Expert Witnesses in New York

(221 Ratings)

Produced on: June 09, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 50 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

In this course, attorney Raymond Furey discusses the decision as to whether to obtain and use an expert; how to obtain an expert; and how to generally obtain an opinion and interact with the expert. This is a presentation of the practical aspects and will not be a study of case law or the procedural aspects of presenting an expert witness.

A listener will be exposed to the general elements of selecting an expert, meeting with the expert, and obtaining the expert’s opinion for trial. It is designed for either the trial attorney,  or the attorney on the trial team, who has been requested to obtain expert opinion for trial.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Understand the process in deciding whether to use an expert in a New York civil case
  2. Learn how to engage an expert including finding an expert, retaining the expert, providing materials, meeting with, and obtaining the trial ready opinion
  3. Comprehend the negative and positive impact the expert may have on your case and learn how to maximize the expert’s testimony 


Raymond Furey

Cronin & Cronin Law Firm, PLLC

Raymond Furey is a graduate of Rutgers University and Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and admitted in New York and Florida. The focus of his practice has been civil trial litigation. He is board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy from 1993 to the present; a former member of the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Bar Association; a former member of the 10th Judicial District Grievance Committee (8 years); and is included in the list of both Super Lawyers and the Best Lawyers in the U.S for the last 10 years.

He is a speaker for numerous organizations such as American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Nassau Bar Association, St. John’s University School of Law, Hofstra University School of Law, and various medical societies and professional organizations. He is a former Captain in the United States Army.


Kenneth G.

Excellent presentation

William J L.

Mr. Furey's organization and presentation was excellent.

James T.

Nice session.

David S.

Very good presentation



Richard M.

past experiences were very helpful.

Joyce L.

Extremely basic course. Good for law students

James J.

Outstanding presentation! Clear and concise. I would highly recommend this course.

William M.


jesse s.

Wow. Awesome

Nirav P.

high yield, concise, practice advice for seeking appropriate expert witnesses for trial attorneys

Harold L.

Good presentation.

William E.

Very informative and practical

Steven G.

Excellent, easy to understand

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