Sample Questions for Qualifying a Forensic Psychologist as an Expert

List of sample questions for qualifying a forensic psychologist as an expert:

  1. courtmartialdefenselawyers11.05.21 2State your full name and professional address.
  2. Please tell us about you educational background
  3. Tell us about your work experience.
  4. Have you taken additional continuing education over the years?
  5. What professional organizations are you a member of?
  6. When and where have you been licensed as a psychologist?
  7. Please describe your practice.
  8. With respect to your clinical practice, what kinds of therapy and assessment do you provide?
  9. Could you please tell us about some of the various types of examinations that forensic psychologists perform?
  10. What are the basic differences between a clinical evaluation and a forensic examination?
  11. What does it mean to a forensic psychologist to be the court’s expert?
  12. So it is not your job to just say what is helpful to my case, even though we’ve called you to testify and we’ve paid for your time?
  13. Other than attorneys in private practice, for whom else have you conducted forensic examinations?
  14. What type of forensic work have you done most frequently?
  15. Is there forensic work that you don’t do?
  16. About how many forensic exams have you conducted over the past 12 years?
  17. Approximately how many times have you provided sworn testimony in depositions and court rooms like this one?