Rights of the Expert Witness ~ I’ll Take a Veggie Slice, Please

Reading Time: 3 minutes Rights of the Expert Witness I continually assess and evaluate (there I go again!) my rights, values, professionalism, and of course ethics (which I really enjoy!?!) and am hopeful to write more on these topics and my career in the field of forensic rehabilitation consulting. As far as rights, I found this great listing online (website… Continue reading Rights of the Expert Witness ~ I’ll Take a Veggie Slice, Please

Need an Expert Witness on Your Litigated Case? Choose Me!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Happy Turkey-less Day to those who won’t be gobbling a gobbler this Thanksgiving!  I personally won’t because I continue as a pescatarian; I love the smell and taste of turkey; and I love the smell of grilling steaks too!  A delicious vegetarian roast tastes great & My opinion counts! This post is about choosing your own… Continue reading Need an Expert Witness on Your Litigated Case? Choose Me!

It Finally Arrived! My Forensic Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Certificate!

Reading Time: 4 minutes A post from October 6, 2014 (Oh my!): I’ve been waiting for my graduate certificate in Forensic Rehabilitation Counseling from The George Washington University! It finally arrived in my mail box, hard copy and gorgeous! GWU’s colors are blue and buff! The Forensic Rehabilitation Counseling program took well over a year, and I’m happy to… Continue reading It Finally Arrived! My Forensic Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Certificate!

Cross Examination is Like Playing Ms. Pac-Man & I Like it!

Reading Time: 4 minutes I know that a good attorney who excels at cross examining an expert witness is thoroughly knowledgeable of their case. Volumes of data and detailed information needs to be absorbed and analyzed before going to court!  You my attorney reader, use intuition and instinct to discover weak points in the witness’ presentation, and in a… Continue reading Cross Examination is Like Playing Ms. Pac-Man & I Like it!

Working on a Litigated Case Involving Work & Disability? A Job Analysis Can Help!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you working on a litigated case involving work and disability? If so, I believe a job analysis can help you and your client, and in many ways!  A job analysis involves the process of gathering and recording objective data about a specific job.   Capturing what the job is all about helps to evaluate what… Continue reading Working on a Litigated Case Involving Work & Disability? A Job Analysis Can Help!

Samantha Josephine, Soo Soft and She Smelled Sooo Good!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh SamiJo, how I miss you.   I’ve cried a lot and believe writing this blog and posting pictures of you are healthy for me to grieve, even one year later.  Samantha Josephine Botkin ~ January 10, 2002 to January 10, 2018. I have many memories of Sam. She’s the only store bought cat I’ve ever owned!… Continue reading Samantha Josephine, Soo Soft and She Smelled Sooo Good!

Dam! Need Help on a Case? I’ll Search Until I Find It!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Some days do you feel weird because part of your daily routine has changed? It happens quite regularly with me. Yes both, feeling weird and not having a typical day! Time that follows after finishing work on an in-depth legal case can feel unusual. How about the time after you’ve completed a project or a… Continue reading Dam! Need Help on a Case? I’ll Search Until I Find It!

Emotional Intelligence and Expert Testimony…Stay in the Ship!

Reading Time: 3 minutes I want to touch a bit more on emotional intelligence from a previous blog on the subject of EQ. Basically, emotional intelligence is the ability to perceive emotions in yourself and sense the emotional needs in others. I study this interpersonal skill and certainly am not an emotional master, but I constantly challenge myself to… Continue reading Emotional Intelligence and Expert Testimony…Stay in the Ship!

Intimidators: Tailgaters, Drunken Jerks or Glaring Attorneys? Need an Expert? I’m Here to Help!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Remember the last time someone tried to intimidate you? How about when a person (for example, that careless tailgater or the drunk in the same beer line as you) may think they can make another person do something or react in some way? Exceed the posted speed limit ~ NOPE! Pay attention to public intoxication… Continue reading Intimidators: Tailgaters, Drunken Jerks or Glaring Attorneys? Need an Expert? I’m Here to Help!

Seen The Reasonable or The Unreasonable Person Lately? I Look Every Day!

Reading Time: 5 minutes This is a summary of my written responses to a discussion question while studying forensics through George Washington University a few years ago.  It includes edits and additions of course, because that’s what a writer does!  Question: What does the term “reasonable man”  as a legal expression used in both criminal and tort law mean… Continue reading Seen The Reasonable or The Unreasonable Person Lately? I Look Every Day!