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November 09, 2017 at 12:30 PM PDT
Pre-Paid (Member): $149.00
Pre-Paid (Non-Member): $149.00
Pay at the Door (Member): $149.00
Pay at the Door (Non-Member): $149.00
The Forensic Expert Witness Association provides opportunity for professional growth as well as a forum to grow practices and better serve clients. FEWA members are independent consultants pledged to meet client needs with professional services and operate under the FEWA Code of Ethics. Start your forensic consulting career today, with valuable tools and tricks being taught at the FEWA Forensic Consulting Basics Course.
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.
THE BASICS OF GETTING STARTED
The demand for expert witness is steadily growing and as you begin this next phase you might have some questions regarding getting hired, full/part-time consulting, speaking, writing, and marketing. Attend this session to learn how to start your forensic consulting practice. It will cover all of the "Need to Know" basics; including the types of forensic consultants, how to network, and marketing your expertise.
EMINENCE BUILDING: GETTING FOUND
Learn how to define and market your image during this section. The session will cover how to enhance your visibility through public relations and networking towards getting referrals. To be sure that these endeavors work, this session will also cover how to measure your results.
BEST PRACTICES IN FORENSIC CONSULTING
This section will draw from the expertise of established experts who will review the best practices in forensic consulting. You will learn how to get insured and mitigate the risks of entering into business, as well as how to get paid. The presenters will review your role as a forensic consultant, including expectations, participation and deliverables. This session will expose you to top expert witnesses who will relay the most common mistakes and pitfalls.
Susan Maccoy is practicing Cosmetologist and Forensic Expert Witness on beauty salon and spa products, processes, procedures, policies and standards. An award-winning professional, she has held positions as hair stylist, hair colorist, salon owner, Glemby International corporate salons manager, salon trainer and International industry educator.
Maccoy has assisted the legal profession in litigation and other legal matters related to the cosmetology and beauty salon and spa Industry for over 25 years. She is an accepted member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) and an appointed member of its Chicago Chapter Board of Directors. In 2015 she became Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant: Cosmetology. Her forensic investigative work and expert opinions were instrumental in obtaining Dismissals with Prejudice in two actions, one Civil and one Federal, in 2011. Her opinions have been accepted in 34 states.
Maccoy's expertise and professional experience encompass the full range of cosmetology products, professional services and techniques. She is often called upon to provide expert opinions and assistance on topics involving:
Cosmetology Standards of Care and Practice including:State Cosmetology Regulations
Salon/Spa policies, protocols, processes, and procedures
Salon/Spa technical services policies and employment policies
Salon/Spa safety practices
Salon/Spa manuals, procedure guidelines, manuals and handbooks
Salon/Spa sanitation & disinfection regulations and procedures
Salon/Spa injury and causation
Hair Care services including:
Cutting & Styling
Bleaching/Lightening and Blonding
Foil Wrap Dimensional Hair Coloring and Hi-Lighting/Party Colors
Hair Coloring/Dyeing, Corrective Coloring
Straightening/Relaxing, Keratin Treatments, Smoothing Treatments
Skin Care Services: Facials, Waxing Hair Removal, Body Treatments
Natural Hair Technician Services
David Saldivar has testified in habitability issues; landlord-tenant disputes; injuries occurring on both private and public property; HOA issues; all issuing having to do with apartment building acquisition, brokerage, financing and management; real estate management industry standards and the standard of care. EPA certified in lead containing material RRP, mold certified, and OSHA certified in construction project safety.
Residential and commercial real estate management consultant.
Investment and property management assignments since 1978.
CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), 1998.
Founder of CRE Property Management in Hayward, California.
Managed over 120 properties - all types of income property. Asset manager for over 130 properties.
Experienced broker- all types of real estate.
Retained in over 140 cases; testified over 35 times.
California real estate licensee since 1978; California licensed broker.
CPM (Certified Property Manager) by IREM.
CCRM (California Certified Residential Manager) by CAA.
44 Montgomery Street Conference Room A
San Francisco, CA 94104