Civil rights expert witness candidates usually have a background in law. In a high-profile case, the lead attorney may request a civil rights professional with prior expert witness testimony experience. Civil rights are designed to protect individuals from unfair treatment, primarily in the areas of education, employment, housing, and public accommodations. There are several federal laws regulating civil rights, including:
Litigation support by a civil rights expert witness could include case review, research, expert report preparation, deposition testimony, expert opinion, and expert testimony in court. In addition, a law firm may seek a civil rights expert for pre-litigation consulting work. It is essential that an expert witness possess the ability to provide expert testimony in such a manner that a jury and judge can understand the evidence. Cahn Litigation Services is skilled and experienced at identifying experts to provide expert witness services for civil rights matters. Representing a plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services and is frequently called upon by attorney clients to locate a specialist in discrimination cases. Example cases include:
Cahn Litigation Services has earned the reputation of providing experts with the right balance of expertise and expert witness testimony experience.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Civil Rights experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Civil Rights landscape.
This expert is a land use / land planning expert with a particular focus on planned communities. Development and management of thousand-acre tracts requires specific expertise in mineral rights easements and leases, permitting, entitlement, use priority, and environmental sensitivity. This expert has specific experience in civil construction projects including roadways, well construction, pipeline laying, trench safety, and excavation. This expert provides technical investigations, analysis, reports, and testimony toward the resolution of commercial claims and personal injury litigation involving land planning, permitting, real estate acquisitions and development, construction practices, premises and construction site safety, civil engineering, and project management. This expert has expert witness experience.
This expert is internationally recognized as a leading expert in the area of electronic balloting and vote tabulation. For many years, this expert has observed elections as a scientist, expert witness, poll-worker and committee person in numerous U.S. States. This expert has been qualified by trial judges as an expert witness in computer science, computer and digital forensics, computer security, computer graphics, electronic voting and tabulation systems.
In addition to a Ph.D., this expert holds various degrees in engineering and computer science. This expert is a senior life member of the Association for Computing Machinery, a member of the ACM/IEEE Computer Society, and a senior member of the IEEE.
This expert has provided testimony to the United States House Committee on Science, Space and Technology; the Federal Election Commission; the United States Commission on Civil Rights; the National Institute of Standards and Technology; and the Cabinet of the United Kingdom.
This expert is the Principal of legal nurse consultancy providing comprehensive services including assessment, review, research and analysis for medical related cases. This expert serves attorneys and medical clients in the legal process from identification of merit to verdict, whether plaintiff or defense, with services related to Standards of Care, Medical Malpractice/Negligence, Health Care Fraud, Toxic Tort, Personal Injury, Risk Management and Workplace Culture.
As an educator, collaborator and strategist this expert renders informed professional opinions on the outcomes and delivery of health care. This expert has a quarter of a century of nursing and medical experience, which includes, but is not limited to, Medical Surgical, Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Women's Health, Renal Dialysis, Case Management, Education, Long-Term Care, Management and Leadership.
Specializing in Nursing Management and Leadership, this expert obtained an MS in Nursing, and s BS in Nursing, and a Nurse Legal Consultant Certificate. This expert has served in the role of Assistant Professor of Nursing and, among other certifications, holds an Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, and Pediatric Life Support. Additionally, this expert has maintained Medical Surgical Board Certification.
This expert is a member of American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Sigma Theta Tau International Chi Omega Chapter, the National League for Nurses, a State Education Association, National Society for Leadership Success, Regional Economic Development Advisory Collaborative, and a Coalition of Nurses Leadership Committee. This expert has served on multiple ethics committees in health care, Presidents Council, Provost Council, and Shared Governance Chair.
This expert has been deposed and testified regarding standards of care and in nursing education regarding civil rights litigation. This expert has excellent communication skills and does not fear a court room setting.
This expert's practice of General and Forensic Psychiatry has gained acceptance by legal professionals nationwide. The practice is in large part clinical. Clinical services, including treatment and consultations, are provided for a range of psychiatric patients from adolescents to the elderly. Additionally, this expert consults for Forensic Aftercare Programs, provides treatment for dually diagnosed patients and has an extensive clinical practice, providing services for patients ranging from adolescents to elderly.
In addition to serving as the practice's Medical Director, this expert is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, where this expert directs and teaches the Psychiatry and Law Program.
This expert has conducted over fifty lectures, workshops, and seminars, on topics related to psychiatry and psychiatry and the law, including the insanity defense, diminished capacity, competency to stand trial, competency to waive Miranda Rights, testimonial capacity/competency to testify as a witness, psychiatric malpractice, standards of care, ethics in the practice of forensic psychiatry, testamentary capacity / competency to make a will, psychiatric disability evaluations, detection of malingering and exaggeration of signs and symptoms of mental illness, and other topics on the interface of psychiatry and the law. This expert continues to provide rotations and training for psychiatric residents utilizing private practice and contractual services.
This expert has participated in over a thousand civil and criminal cases in local, state, and federal courts as an evaluator or consultant at the request of defense, plaintiff, prosecution, governmental agencies, and insurance companies or as an independent evaluator for courts when experts for defense and prosecution offered conflicting opinions.