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The documents below are written materials from programs that have been sponsored by the Expert Witnesses Committee. Please note: You must be a Section of Litgation member and be logged in to access the files.

All files are available in PDF format unless otherwise noted. (PDF)

Section Annual Conference: April 2015, New Orleans

Section Annual Conference: April 2014, Chicago

Expert Lawyers on Expert Witnesses (Regional CLE Workshop): May 2013, Chicago

    »Retaining Experts and Working with Them
    Moderator: Prof. David A. Gulley, Columbia University
    Speakers: Angie M. Hankins, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP; Vince DiBlasi, Sullivan & Cromwell; David Ross, Seyfarth Shaw

    » Expert Discovery and Practice Since the 2010 Amendments
    Moderator: John Lee, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Speakers: Yehudah L. Buchweitz, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Deborah Skakel, Dickstein Shapiro LLP; Brian Fraser, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

    »The Persuasiveness of Expert Testimony
    Moderator: Laureen Ryan, Managing Director/Alvarez & Marsal, Global Forensic & Dispute Services LLC
    Speakers: Hon. Timothy K. Lewis, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP; Ernest Badway, Fox Rothschild LLP; Ann T. Greeley Ph. D., Senior Director, DecisionQuest

Section Annual Conference: April 2013, Chicago

    »What Change Has Wrought: Evaluating the Impact of Changes to the Federal Expert Disclosure Rules
     Moderator: Jeffrey J. Greenbaum, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., Newark, NJ
    Speakers: John M. Barkett, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., Miami, FL, Loren Kieve, Kieve Law Offices, San Francisco, CA, Patricia Lee Refo, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., Phoenix, AZ

    » Best Practices for Working with Experts
    Moderator: Madeleine M. McDonough, Shook Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P., Washington, D.C. Speakers: Ervin A. Gonzalez, Colson Hicks Eidson, Coral Gables, FL, Bernard Taylor, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA, H. Thomas Wells Jr., Maynard Cooper & Gale, Birmingham, AL

    »A Primer: Getting the Most Out of Your Experts—Do's and Don'ts in the Use of Expert Witnesses: Learning from the Experts
    Cross-Examination Of A Damages Expert
    Moderator: Jeffrey A. Beaver, Graham & Dunn PC, Seattle, WA
    Speakers: Dr. Debra J. Aron, Navigant Consulting, Inc., Evanston, IL, Dr. Ann T. Greeley, DecisionQuest, State College, PA

ABA Annual Meeting: August 2006, Honolulu

Section Annual Conference: April 2005, New York

ABA Annual Meeting: August 2005, Chicago