To establish and maintain confidence in the honesty, integrity, professionalism, and the ability of members of the Forensic Expert Witness Association is fundamental to the future success of the Association and its members. This Code and performance pursuant to its provisions will be beneficial to the public good and contribute to the continued development of a mutually beneficial relationship among members, and their clients.
FEWA seeks to work closely with all segments of the legal and consulting industry to protect and enhance the interests of the public. To this end, members of the Association have adopted and, as a condition of membership, subscribe to this Code of Professional Ethics. By doing so, they give notice that they clearly recognize the vital need to preserve and encourage fair and equitable practices among all who are engaged in the practice of forensic consulting.
Members shall refrain from conduct or practice which will discredit this association or the practice of forensic consulting.
Any violation of the obligations of this Code shall be determined in accordance with and pursuant to the terms of the bylaws and rules and regulations of the Association. Disciplinary action for violation of any portion of this Code shall be carried out by the Association in accordance with the bylaws and rules and regulations established by the Association. The result of such disciplinary action shall be final and binding upon the affected member, and without recourse to the Association, its officers, board members, members, employees, or agents.