Archived Events

November 2018

Chapter Event: Northern California – Experts in Wonderland: How to Avoid the Rabbit Hole

Join the Northern California Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association for a conversation on how lawyers and experts can best prepare themselves, the case, and their clients for litigation.

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Chapter Event: Arizona – When and How to Use Social Media to Market Your Expert Witness Practice

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Arizona Chapter Dinner Meeting!

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Chapter Event: Dallas – What Judges Really Think: A Conversation with Two Texas Northern District Federal Judges

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Dallas Chapter Dinner Meeting for a chance to hear from two Texas Judges!

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October 2018

WEBINAR: Navigating FEWA: How to Make the Most of Your Membership

Join the Forensic Expert Association (FEWA) for a presentation on how to make the most of your membership. Learn the ins and outs of increasing your reach and expanding your expert witness network.

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Chapter Event: Orange County – Ask the Attorney: Anything and Everything You've Always Wanted to Ask an Attorney

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Orange County Chapter Networking Reception & Dinner Meeting!

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Chapter Event: Houston – Polishing the Expert's Value at Trial - at a NEW Location!

Join your fellow experts at the Houston Chapter Lunch Meeting! Learn about the "Expert's Role in a Jury Trial" and "The High-Performance Expert Witness."

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Chapter Event: Northern California – Advanced Testimony Skills for Experts of All Disciplines and Levels of Experience

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Northern California Chapter Meeting!

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September 2018

Los Angeles Chapter Dinner Meeting: How Attorneys Research and Dig Up Dirt on Experts and Their Testimony

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Greater Los Angeles Chapter Dinner Meeting!

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Chapter Event: Orange County – What You NEED to Know About Starting and Running a Successful Expert Witness Business

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Orange County Chapter Networking Reception & Dinner Meeting!

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Chapter Event: Arizona – How to Write and Present Persuasive Expert Reports

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Arizona Chapter Dinner Meeting!

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CANCELLED - Chicago Chapter: Forensic Consultant: Expand Your Career Workshop

Join your fellow experts and the Chicago Chapter of FEWA for an Educational Workshop!

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Northern California Chapter: Trials and Tribulations: Maximizing the Expert-Attorney Relationship During the Course of a Lawsuit (and get your bills paid!)

Join attorneys and your fellow experts at the Northern California Chapter Meeting!

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Dallas Chapter Happy Hour and Dinner Meeting

Join the Dallas Chapter for a Happy Hour and Dinner Meeting following the Dallas Chapter Day Workshop

The topic of the evening is What Jurors Expect from Expert Witnesses. Presented by Kacy Miller. 

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Dallas Chapter Day Workshop

The Forensic Expert Witness Association Dallas Chapter welcomes you to a day of learning and developing your career as an expert witness!

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August 2018

Chapter Event: Houston – Presenting a Jury Case: Behind the Scenes

Join other experts and attorneys to hear Stephen Dwyer give a behind the scenes look at presenting a jury case.

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Orange County Chapter Dinner Meeting: Is Your Attorney Using You to Your Fullest Potential? What Every Expert MUST Know!

Join the Orange County Chapter for a dinner meeting and learn about the different utilizations of expert witness testimonies from an experienced attorney!

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July 2018

Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego Joint Chapter Meeting: Full Day Workshop - "Deposition Tactics"

Join the FEWA Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange County Chapters for a joint day workshop! Michael Jones will present a full day workshop that will benefit every expert witness, covering the following topics:

  • Costly and Fatal Mistakes
  • Informal Setting, Formal Proceeding
  • How the Expert's Credibility is Compromised During Video Deposition Proceedings  
  • Witness Preparation -The Credibility Barometer

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Northern California Chapter Joint Dinner Meeting with the AALNC: The Valuable Role that Diverse Experts Play in Whistleblower (False Claims Act) Cases

Join the NorCal Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association and the Bay Area chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurses Consultants at our South Bay Location! Attendees of this joint meeting will learn:

  • How Health Care has been influenced by Whistleblowers
  • 3 major government entities affected by fraud
  • The meaning of Qui Tam in Whistleblower Cases
  • A discussion of the False Claims Act, it's background and current day issues
  • Fascinating Case Studies

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June 2018

San Diego Chapter Dinner Meeting: Social Media for Expert Witnesses

Join the San Diego Chapter for a dinner meeting focused on social media for expert witnesses! 

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Chapter Event: Houston – Lunch Meeting: The Complete Expert Witness: More Than the Report

Join other experts and attorneys to hear Judge Michael Landrum present his perspective on what makes a Complete Expert Witness.

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Chapter Event: Los Angeles – Lunch Meeting: A Team of Expert Witnesses Can Bring Success to Your Litigation

Come meet and network with an established Expert Team, learn strategies that work, how attorneys work with expert teams, and how to successfully market a team of experts.Join FEWA’s Greater Los Angeles Chapter for an intriguing look into this untapped Gold Mine of Expert Witness Teams. Register today! Don’t miss this educational opportunity to learn how and why expert witness teams work.

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Chapter Event: Northern California – Dinner Meeting: Marketing Strategies: Please, Thank You, Kindness, Sharing, and Other Life Skills

Come join the NorCal Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association at our new East Bay venue for a night of great Latin American food, great networking, and great learning experience. You will leave the meeting with a Bay Area lawyer's marketing strategies for experts!

Client relations and selling your services can be difficult for the learned professional. This is especially true with intangible advice and opinions. This dynamic presentation will provide marketing strategies and steps malleable to any business, big or small.

 

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May 2018

Chapter Event: Orange County – Networking Reception & Dinner Meeting - An Introduction to Marvin Actions, or Non-Marital Cohabitation Litigation Cases and How Experts Can Make Them Succeed, and the Sanchez Case!

Join us for an evening of laughs and learning, as four attorneys from The Buncher Law Corporation, an Irvine firm with a unique, niche practice focusing on Marvin Actions (also referred to as Non-Marital Cohabitation or “Palimony” cases) will reveal this fascinating and often misunderstood area of law, as well as how crucial expert witness work product and testimony can be to successful outcomes!

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Chapter Event: Arizona – ARIZONA CHAPTER DINNER - May 16, 2018

Join other experts and attorneys to hear Judge John R. Barclay (Ret.) present his perspective of Experts on the Stand.

 

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Chapter Event: Northern California – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER DINNER MEETING - May 16, 2018

Come join the NorCal Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association for a night of great food, great company, and a great learning experience! 

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Chapter Event: Chicago (Midwest) – CHICAGO CHAPTER MEETING - May 15, 2018

Members, non-members, experts, aspiring experts, and those who use, work for, or support experts are welcome to a discussion with the Honorable Virginia M. Kendall. Please note that on-site and day-of registration is NOT permitted

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Chapter Event: Dallas – DALLAS CHAPTER DINNER MEETING - May 10, 2018

Join FEWA's Dallas Chapter on Thursday, May 10th for a dinner meeting and presentation - Tools of the Trade: Pups and Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks. Whether you have years of experience in the Consulting and Expert Witness practice or you are just starting your business you can gain great knowledge at this meeting!

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April 2018

Happy Hour with the Experts

Join the experts for a Happy Hour following the first day of the FEWA National Conference! 

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FEWA National Conference

Join the Forensic Expert Witness Association at the National Conference! 

April 27, 2018- April 28, 2018

San Francisco, CA

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Chapter Event: San Diego – Chapter Event: SAN DIEGO CHAPTER DINNER MEETING - April 24, 2018

Join the San Diego Chapter of FEWA to learn from a litigator with over 30 years of experience! In addition to hearing "war stories" from our excellent presenter's real-world events.

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Chapter Event: Florida – FLORIDA MINI WORKSHOP - April 21, 2018

Join the Florida Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association for a half day event with presentations by Melissa Loberg, PhD and Eric C. Boughman, Esq.

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Chapter Event: Houston – The 2018 Essentials Workshop for Experts and Attorneys

Join the Houston Chapter annual all-day workshop!

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March 2018

Chapter Event: Los Angeles – GREATER LOS ANGELES CHAPTER LUNCH MEETING - March 27, 2018

Come meet and network with our law partners, experts and professionals. Be prepared to introduce yourself with your best elevator pitch. You don't want to miss this event sponsored by our law partners, DLA Piper, LLP. US Space is limited Register today!

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Chapter Event: Florida – FLORIDA CHAPTER HALF DAY EVENT - March 17, 2018

Join the Florida Chapter for a Half-Day workshop event! 

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February 2018

January 2018

Chapter Event: Los Angeles – GREATER LOS ANGELES DINNER MEETING

Come out and meet fellow Experts, super star attorneys, and our celebrity judge! Join us and hear comprehensive and concise methods to prevent attacks against you, increase your credibility, and be more effective and persuasive. 

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Chapter Event: Orange County – ORANGE COUNTY MEETING

Join the Orange County Chapter for an evening of learning with FEWA and Rutan & Tucker! Rutan & Tucker has successfully used the work of expert witnesses from the Orange County Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association routinely over the course of the last 10 years (and perhaps beyond). This presentation will explore the strategies and best practices attorneys and experts have employed during their participation in litigation and on the trial team.

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Chapter Event: Arizona – ARIZONA CHAPTER DINNER

Join other experts and attorneys to learn skills and characteristics that experts need to be effective in the courtroom – beyond expertise. That is, what soft skills do testifying experts have to have to help win the case?  Deborah Johnson, founder of High-Stakes Communication, will share her expertise in preparing witnesses and her perspective on how attorneys should assess experts.

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Chapter Event: Chicago (Midwest) – CHICAGO ALL-CHAPTER PLANNING MEETING

Join the Forensic Expert Witness Association’s (FEWA) Chicago Chapter on January 11th for an all-chapter event! Meet with your fellow Experts in the Chicago area for this special chapter planning meeting! We will network and collaborate to plan a great line-up of 2018 Chicago Chapter Meetings that best fits everyone's needs. 

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Chapter Event: Northern California – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ROUNDTABLE MEETING

Come join the NorCal Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association at its South San Francisco location! Back by popular demand after 5 years, it's time for the FEWA NorCal Roundtable Meeting!

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December 2017

Chapter Event: Arizona – ARIZONA CHAPTER DINNER - December 13, 2017

Join other experts and attorneys to discuss Expert Witnesses' Best & Worst Experiences at Trial. A panel of experienced Experts will lead a discussion of both shining and not-so-brilliant moments on the witness stand. So, bring a story or two about your testimony to share! Learn from their mistakes and utilize their effective strategies to prepare and deliver effective testimony. 

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WEBINAR: Getting More Business: Ropes to Skip and Ropes to Know in Working With Expert Placement Firms

Join fellow expert witnesses for the FEWA Virtual Academy hosted by the Forensic Expert Witness Association. This presentation is free for FEWA members, a login link will be emailed to all registered attendees before the webinar.

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Chapter Event: Houston – HOUSTON CHAPTER LUNCH MEETING- December 7, 2017

Join your fellow Experts at the Houston Chapter Lunch Meeting to hear Chapter and FEWA National President John McReynolds discuss the statistics of Harvey and its impact on Southeast Texas as well as some of the pending and likely litigation that will affect the Expert Witnesses.

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November 2017

Chapter Event: Florida – FLORIDA CHAPTER HALF DAY EVENT - November 18, 2017

This event is intended to help attorneys and Expert Witnesses grow their business, boost their online presence, and build awareness of their body language.

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Chapter Event: Los Angeles – Greater Los Angeles Holiday Kickoff Party

You're invited to the can't-miss party of the year to kick off  the holiday season! Join FEWA Greater Los Angeles Chapter  on November 16 to celebrate the close of a  fantastic year of forensic education! Come dine and chat with  us at the beautiful Marina City Club in Marina del Ray!

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WEBINAR: Tips on How Lawyers Find Expert Witnesses, The Trial Lawyer's Perspective

Join fellow expert witnesses for the FEWA Virtual Academy hosted by the Forensic Expert Witness Association. This presentation is free for FEWA members, a login link will be emailed to all registered attendees before the webinar.

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Chapter Event: Arizona – ARIZONA CHAPTER DINNER - November 15, 2017

Join other experts and attorneys to hear Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Warren J. Granville present his perspective of Experts on the Stand.

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EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP: Becoming a Forensic Consultant: Your Next Career

All ​are ​invited ​to ​join ​us ​for ​this ​Basics ​Course ​titled ​"Becoming ​a ​Forensic ​Consultant: ​Your ​Next ​Career." ​This ​will ​be ​a ​4-hour ​session ​led ​by ​seasoned ​experts ​from ​different ​fields.

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Chapter Event: Northern California – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DINNER MEETING - November 8, 2017

Come join the NorCal Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association at the Marriott Walnut Creek (with close proximity to BART) to hear “Subjective and Objective Aspects of Expert Testimony in Arbitration and Mediations.”

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Chapter Event: Chicago (Midwest) – CANCELLED_MIDWEST REGIONAL EXPERT WITNESS WORKSHOP - November 4, 2017

All are welcome to join the Chicago Chapter of FEWA for their annual Midwest Regional Expert Witness Workshop. Registration will include breakfast and lunch.

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October 2017

Chapter Event: Houston – HOUSTON CHAPTER MINI WORKSHOP

The lectures are one hour taking place between 11:00 am - 1:15 pm, with allowance for questions and answers. The presentation is combined with a lunch meeting of FEWA members and guests.

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Chapter Event: Northern California – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER DINNER MEETING - October 11, 2017

Come join the NorCal Chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association at its South San Francisco location to hear “Preparing Expert Witnesses To Testify: Best Practices In Developing Your Work Product,” presented by TIMOTHY MILLER, Managing Partner with the Silicon Valley office of Valle Makoff LLP, a firm that offers superior litigation and dispute resolution services throughout California.

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September 2017

Chapter Event: Arizona – ARIZONA CHAPTER DINNER - September 20, 2017

Join other experts and attorneys to discuss what qualities attorneys look for in selecting Expert Witnesses.  Several leading attorneys will take part in a roundtable discussion on evaluating and selecting experts including assessing the skills, traits, and experience that expert witnesses need to possess in order to be effective in consulting and in giving testimony in lawsuits.

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WEBINAR: A Primer on Persuasive Speech for Expert Witnesses, the Trial Lawyer's Perspective - September 20, 2017

This presentation is free for FEWA members, a login link will be emailed to all registered attendees before the webinar. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 20th at 1pm PST / 4pm EST. Secure your spot today! 

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August 2017

Webinar: A Primer on Direct Examination of Expert Witnesses, from the Trial Lawyer's Perspective - August 16, 2017

Join fellow expert witnesses for the first installment of the FEWA Virtual Academy hosted by the Forensic Expert Witness Association. This presentation is free for FEWA members, a login link will be emailed to all registered attendees before the webinar. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 16th at 1pm PST / 4pm EST. Secure your spot today! 

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July 2017

Chapter Event: San Diego – SAN DIEGO CHAPTER DINNER MEETING - July 25, 2017

Join the San Diego Chapter for our Dinner Meeting!  A successful expert witness must be both “right” and believed by the trier of fact. In this important program, our speaker draws on personal experience to explain how credibility is established, maintained and sometimes lost in translation.

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Chapter Event: Houston – HOUSTON CHAPTER LUNCH MEETING - July 13

Experts and attorneys will learn how to improve the potential outcome at trial from a study of ill-fated presentation of expert testimony in a Texas trial that influenced a supreme court rejection of claimed damages.

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Chapter Event: Northern California – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER DINNER - July 12, 2017

Join the Forensic Expert Witness Association's (FEWA) Northern CaliforniaChapter meeting on July 12 to hear from retired California Superior Court Judge, Quentin L. Kopp.

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June 2017

Chapter Event: Chicago (Midwest) – CHICAGO CHAPTER MEETING - June 22, 2017

Join the Forensic Expert Witness Association's (FEWA) Chicago Chapter meeting on June 22! Attorneys Alan R. Borlack and Amy E. Keller will speak on "Written Reports by Experts." 

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Chapter Event: Northern California – NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER DINNER - June 14, 2017

Join the Northern California chapter of FEWA and learn from a former judge, county commissioner, and active alternate dispute resolution arbitrator and mediator in "A VIEW FROM THE BENCH: HOW EXPERTS CAN ASSIST THE MEDIATOR AND ARBITRATOR"

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May 2017

Networking Reception: FEWA National Conference - May 19, 2017

In conjunction with the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) National Conference, Friday, May 19 at the Bar Association of San Francisco.

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Chapter Event: Dallas – DALLAS CHAPTER DINNER - May 4, 2017

Join FEWA's Dallas Chapter on May 4th for a presentation on Code of Ethics and Professional Standards for Expert. The Dallas Chapter President, will share the research from 10 professional organizations and lead the member panel to share their experience on professional ethics. Reserve your spot today! 

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