Skills of Expert Testimony


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

Course Number:

C804

Course Title:

Skills of Expert Testimony

Course Level:

Advanced

Course Length:

1 day – 8 AM to 5 PM 

IRWA Credits:

8 QEU / CEU

Prerequisites:

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.

Credentialing

  • Generalist:  An advanced course that can be applied towards continuing education and recertification.
  • Specialist:  Not applicable.

Topics

  • 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

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.
 


Classroom Based Education

Online Education

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