Skills of Expert Testimony

804 – Skills of Expert Testimony: Provides right of way professionals with practical skills which can be utilized in the field of expert witness testimony.

Course Number: C804
Course Title: Skills of Expert Testimony
Course Level: Advanced
IRWA Credits: 8 QEU / CEU
AQB Credits: Non Applicable

Not applicable


Course Description

This course is facilitated by an attorney and/or an experienced appraiser. The situations faced by the expert witness are analyzed through extensive use of simulations based on actual cases, creating a unique learning situation.


  • New SR/WA: An advanced level elective course that can be applied towards the SR/WA designation. 


  • What to consider when hiring a witness and when accepting an assignment
  • How to handle discovery and exchange of information
  • What you need to know about a jury
  • Ways to handle qualifications
  • Techniques of direct testimony
  • The “do’s and don’ts” of displays
  • Techniques of effective cross-examination

Course Tuition Includes

  • Participant Manual

Required Material

Non Applicable

Who Should take this course

This course is designed for right of way professionals or individuals who are appraisers or non-appraisers, and who are in need of practical skills to use during cross-examination and/or testimony in court related to acquisition and appraisal activities.


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