Unimpeachable Real Estate Experts

Archive - Forensic Expert Best Practices

  • 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 Horrace Mack on Thursday, December 6, 2012

    Dress Code for Expert Witnesses

    Experts should not allow their attire to undermine their credibility.

  • Posted by Allan Schwartz, Esq. on Saturday, October 13, 2012

    Body Language in the Jury Box

    A veteran lawyer/expert discusses the power of body language.

  • 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 Roy C. Leggitt, III on Monday, December 12, 2011

    The Importance of Narrative in Technical Report Writing

    Credentials alone do not an effective expert make. The most effective Expert Witness is also a passionate teacher and good storyteller.

  • Posted by Roy C. Leggitt, III on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    Calloused Hands Lend Credibility

    Tree expert Roy Leggitt makes the case for real world experience in the presentation of compelling professional opinions. He argues the best expert witness is the one who actively practices their profession.

  • 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, 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

    Recovering Compensation when your Name’s Used without Permission

    Adhering to certain customs and practices can help build an expert’s legal foundation for damages and the value of their name in Court.