Over the course of nearly three decades providing great expert witnesses to litigators, Round Table Group has developed a deep appreciation for well-run expert witness engagements — litigator, client and expert all working closely together and getting what they need without undue drama. But it doesn’t always go like that. Good project management and using expert witnesses really well aren’t law school priorities. And most first-time experts know almost nothing about the litigation process or what “expert witnessing” entails, let alone how to do a great job at it. Because of that, there are a lot of clumsy expert engagements and disappointed clients!
It’s our passion to make expert witness engagements go more smoothly. For the past two years we’ve been interviewing attorneys and experts on our podcasts about expert witness best practices and what each party wishes they’d known when they first got started. This blog distills the wisdom from those podcast episodes and combines it with our own experience to help expert witnesses get better at our important calling and become “experienced experts” without so much trial and error along the way.
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