Unimpeachable Real Estate Experts
  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Thursday, February 7, 2013

    Expert Witnesses Must be Prepared to Express their Methodology

    ...we counsel Opine’s real estate experts to prepare a statement setting forth their opinions and the methodology that led to them, such as site visits, research, hypothesis testing, applicable standards, interviews, etc.

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Friday, June 8, 2012

    Networks Trump Outliers

    Groups with the best cooperative strategies thrive while loners are left in the dust.

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012

    Forming and Maintaining Successful Attorney/Expert Relationships

    Opine co-founder writes for the California Lawyer Magazine, "Like any marriage, the attorney/expert relationship requires attention — even a little counseling from time to time."

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Thursday, March 1, 2012

    Opine Expert's Karin Payson interviewed by "Architect's Take"

    “When I was young, I was a rebellious soul. My dream was to be an artist, and my mission in life was to have the freedom to own my own work, control my own schedule, and protect my creative energy. At age 15, I already knew that I wanted freedom. I had a vision of myself living an authentic life. That was my rebellion.”

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

    Helping Busy Trial Attorneys Qualify You as an Expert

    Here are tips I heard presented by attorneys Sean Ponist ...

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Monday, September 26, 2011

    Key Questions Asked of Opposing Expert Witnesses by an Expert Litigator

    Opine Experts’ Bill Lightner interviewed veteran litigator Chip Rice regarding the key questions he asks opposing experts. Mr. Rice tells us just how much preparation is required to prevail as the champion of his clients’ positions.

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011

    An Expert Witness's Guide to Preparing for Cross-Examination

    Litigators love to annihilate the opposition’s Expert Witnesses.

    Techniques ...

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Tuesday, July 5, 2011

    Zen and the Art of Forensic Consulting

    Since its recent formation, I’ve been talking with lots ...

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Tuesday, May 17, 2011

    The Promotional Power of Collective Action by Expert Witnesses

    One expert’s insight, that short of a referral from a trusted colleague, an expert witness is more likely to be chosen from a small group of highly respected specialists than in any other manner, led to the formation of Opinexperts, an agency representing a loose-knit group of outstanding real estate experts.

  • Posted by William Lightner, Esq. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011

    Opinexperts – Covering All Facets of Real Estate

    Many people seem to confuse real estate with pork bellies. But experts know real estate is both a hard asset and a set of intangible relationships. Everyone having a stake in it will benefit from Opinexpert's insight and direction.