Expert witnesses are key in the courtroom, as more complicated disputes need clear explanation to a jury. But, there’s little agreement on what makes a great witness. GLG Law’s David Solomon gives four characteristics to look for—clear communication, coachability, confidence, and candor.
Do you want to avoid traps that will ruin your expert witness practice? Inexperienced experts may be completely oblivious to these traps. Be wary and learn the rules.
If you’re a professional or in business, you may choose to engage with the legal system as an expert witness. While you or your business’s engagement may not be of a criminal nature, this civil engagement, as it is known, can be as equally stressful. As with most things in life, stress levels can be reduced through preparation and having good guidance.