The Forensic Expert Witness

Interested in being more involved with FEWA? Want to be a leader in your Chapter? Know a FEWA Member who you think would make a great Board Member? Elections will soon begin for both the FEWA National 2019 Board of Directors and each of the FEWA Chapter’s 2019 Board of Directors – read more about the nominations and voting process and what makes a great FEWA Board Member!

FEWA Member Spotlight

The FEWA New Member Spotlight highlights new member Marty Dirks, an investment expert.


Marty is one of FEWA's newest members. He joined the Northern California Chapter of FEWA in September as an Associate Member. To learn more about Marty, read his bio below or visit his FEWA profile. Please welcome us in welcoming Marty to FEWA!

FEWA Chapter News

On September 12 the FEWA Dallas Chapter held a full-day of networking and learning consisting of a workshop, sponsored happy hour, and dinner meeting. For those who missed it, Dallas Chapter Board Member Lezlee Liljenberg, CIC, MA, PFR gives a summary of the events.

FEWA Membership

Have you wondered what FEWA Benefits are out there that you may not be taking full advantage of? Do you know how to best use your FEWA Profile to enhance your online presence? On October 24 join FEWA for a webinar that is FREE TO ALL to learn “How to Make the Most of Your Membership." You’ll learn about the FEWA Directory, Education Opportunities, and more!

FEWA National Conference

The Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) is holding its 2019 Conference Meeting in San Francisco Friday, April 26 - Saturday, April 27. Attorneys, legal professionals, and expert witnesses gather annually for the Conference for experts in all fields and of all experience levels.

Registration opens November 1, 2018!

Industry News

Most anxiety and fear forensic scientists experience prior to testifying comes from the unknown. That being said, it is important for the expert witness to take away as many unknown variables as possible prior to testifying in court. The successful expert witness is a successful teacher. Below are some tips to help the forensic expert prepare, eliminate as many unknown variables as possible, teach, and testify with confidence. 

Legal experts call upon audio forensics experts to unravel a puzzling mystery that has rocked the music industry. 

See how browser forensics represents a critical step in a cyber security analyst’s incident response playbook. Enabling them to play ‘digital detective’ helps them reconstruct past events - uncovering which critical systems and assets have been compromised and how. 

Cellular Networking Perspectives Ltd.
Roughan & Associates at LINC
Meet An Expert
Ted Simon, LLC
Toxicologist and scientist with expertise in risk assessment, mathematical modeling, statistics, neuroscience, and ecological health. 10+ years at the EPA. 15+ years of teaching and extensive public speaking. Consulting and expert witness experience with alcohol, DUI and dram shop issues, environmental risk, illegal drugs, pharmaceuticals, accidental poisoning, and intellectual property.
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Oct 2018
6–8:30 PM (PDT)
Chapter Event: Northern California
Oct 2018
11 AM–1:15 PM (CDT)
Chapter Event: Houston
Oct 2018
5:30 PM–8 PM (PDT)
Chapter Event: Orange County
Oct 2018
1–2 PM (PDT) / 4–5 PM (EDT)
Nov 2018
6–8 PM (CDT)
Chapter Event: Dallas
Dec 2018
5–7 PM (CST)
Chapter Event: Chicago (Midwest)
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