Expert Witness Checklist

Sample expert witness checklist for criminal trial advocacy:

(Expert Witness Checklist PDF download)

Business/Occupation
What
How long
Capacity
Description of field
Company/Organization
Where located
Prior positions
Descriptions of positions
Total time practicing in field
Education
Undergraduate (Degree, when)
Field of study
Graduate(Degree, when)
Field of study
Postgraduate
Field of study
Training
Formal courses(what, when)
Training under recognized expert (who, when, how long)
Licenses
What
When reviewed
Speciality certifications
Exams required
When
Requirements
Professional Associations
What
Positions held
Other background
Teaching positions
Publications
Lectures
Consulting work
Experience at trial
How many
Which sides
Experience in speciality required for this case
Has this theory/technique been tested?
Has it been subject to peer review?
Error rate?
Has the scientific community accepted the theory/technique?