FEWA is excited about what we have planned for 2019 and want you to be part of it. Whether you’re a current FEWA member, an expert or consultant thinking about joining FEWA, or an attorney or legal professional who uses expert witness services--FEWA is here for you. FEWA is unique; as a non-profit organization, our goal is to provide professional development, ethics, and promotion of forensic consultants in all fields of discipline. Through education, peer-to-peer relationships, certification, and our online directory, FEWA teaches you how to obtain AND be prepared for your next job!
This is a last reminder that membership dues are due by December 31 of this year to keep your FEWA membership active. Don’t lose access to the many member benefits available to you! Our improved online renewal process makes it easy to update your information, renew your membership, purchase an enhanced profile and change your Online Directory categories and subcategories all in one place. Click here to renew online or follow the link below for more member benefits and information on how to easily renew your membership.
Consider taking your expert witness business to the next level in 2019 and apply for FEWA’s Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC) credential. The CFLC credential promotes a greater level of confidence for your clients while positioning one ahead of fellow experts in the same discipline without the credential. It’s now required that CFLC applicants and current CFLC’s looking to recertify must pass the CFLC Certification Exam, in additional to continuing education and professional involvement, to qualify for the designation. Consider taking the next step at get certified — and put yourself above the rest. Learn more at www.forensic.org/certification or contact the FEWA National Office to get started.
ATTENTION to current CFLC’s who are due to expire this year — you must take the exam and submit your recertification application before December 31, 2018.
The value of your membership has increased! Continue your commitment to FEWA and renew your membership for 2019 to maintain your FEWA benefits. We made it easy to renew your FEWA membership online. Follow the link below for information about FEWA Membership Benefits and a how-to guide to renewing your dues online. Click here to renew your membership dues now!
As a benefit of membership, all FEWA members are included on the Online Directory located at www.forensic.org. Each member has self-selected categories sub-categories identifying areas of expertise one's practice falls within. The Online Directory is an invaluable marketing tool to increase visibility of our experts to the attorneys and legal professionals who contact us on a daily basis inquiring about experts.
You are invited to attend the FEWA Annual Conference, April 26-27, 2019 at the Bar Association of San Francisco. The two-day conference will feature a wide range of dynamic sessions, designed with you in mind. It’s a conference For Experts and Attorneys, Presented By Experts and Attorneys. Experts, forensic consultants, attorneys, paralegals, appraisers, and other legal professionals of all specialties and experience levels will benefit. The 2019 Conference is shaping up to be FEWA’s best conference yet and we encourage you to reserve your spot before it’s too late! Learn more about the programming, Friday’s Attorney Reception, the Mentor / Mentee Program, and much more at fewaannualconference.org.
The deadline to submit your nomination for the National Board of Directors and each of the FEWA 2019 Chapter Board of Directors is quickly approaching. Members are invited to nominate themselves or a fellow current member. Nominations for the National Board of Directors can be sent to the National Office by Wednesday, December 5. Serving on the Board is a great way to expand your network, advance your knowledge, and give back to the FEWA community.
The FEWA e-newsletter is distributed twice a month - that’s 24 opportunities for you to contribute an article, news item or event notice for our newsletter! We are always interested to hear about your experiences as an expert witness and legal consultant, whether you are just starting out your career or are a seasoned expert. Click below for more information about how to create and submit a community editorial to FEWA.
John Cook, PhD is one of FEWA’s newest members. He is an expert in data privacy and joined the Houston Chapter earlier in November as an Associate member. John will be sharing his knowledge on data privacy at the Houston Chapter’s lunch meeting on December 13. To learn more about John, click below or visit his FEWA profile. Please join us in welcoming John to FEWA!
Current CFLC Certificants due for renewal should submit their Recertification Application and required CFLC Exam by the December 31, 2018 deadline. As of November 1st, any new or renewing Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC) certificant is required to pass a 60 question online exam, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements of participation and coursework. Those due to recertify by December 31, 2018 can find detailed information about the renewal requirements here. Please contact the FEWA National Office with any questions.