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Paralegals and the Expert Witness Practice

Understand the challenges of dealing with expert witnesses and their offices.  Recognize the differences between legal practitioners and expert witnesses in terms of education, outlook and approaches to problem solving.  Develop strategies for successful interaction with experts, for securing their cooperation and realizing maximum benefit from your investment in them.

  -  A Reluctant Symbiosis - Expert Witnesses and the Law

  -  Expert Witness Problems

  -  Understanding the Difference Between Law and Science/Medicine

  -  Context of Expert Witness Practice

  -  Communicating with Expert Witnesses

  -  Cooperation Between Law Offices and Expert Witnesses

  -  The Particular and Peculiar Role of the Paralegal

  -  Dare to Demand What You Deserve -  And Are Paying For

  -  Nothing Consists Like Consistency

Your Presenter: Douglas Field

  Douglas L. Field attended the Universities of Madrid (Spain) and California (Berkeley), graduating from the latter in
  1970. He then completed law school at King Hall (U. C. Davis) in 1973 and immediately entered the practice of civil
   litigation in Oakland, California.  

   He practiced civil defense litigation for over 29 years in the Bay and Sacramento areas.  Most recently he was the
   managing attorney of the Sacramento Branch Legal Office. There he oversaw fifteen to seventeen attorneys,
   averaging nearly 1,150 cases throughout each year. He retired from Farmers at the end of 2011. He has tried
   numerous jury cases to verdict.

During the entirety of his active practice, he has worked closely with expert witnesses in several fields including medicine, architecture, accounting, engineering, biomechanics, and accident reconstruction.

After retiring from Farmers, he has dedicated his energies to the presentation of seminars and workshops for expert witnesses on various topics. 

He is the author of the recently released book The Expert Expert – The Path to Prosperity and Prominence as an Expert Witness.

When: October 20, 2016 10:00 AM Pacific/12:00 PM Central/ 1:00 PM Eastern One Hour

Pricing Options:

Paralegal Passport/Total Access: Free
Paralegal Plus $19.00
Non-Member $29.00


Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP) is a sponsor of this webinar. OLP is a California MCLE Multiple Activity Provider. One hour CLE. Check with your state for eligibility. Classes are subject to change or cancellation. No refunds. Attendees may apply a credit towards another course or provide a substitute.


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