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Join FEWA for an installment of the FEWA Virtual Academy on Wednesday, June 19 at 1:00 pm PT! The FEWA Virtual Academy series is free for FEWA Members and $30 for non-members. The third installment of the 2019 Virtual Academy Series will feature Toby Edwards, Senior Recruiter at IMS Expert Services.

This webinar will cover:
* What are Terms and why should you know them?
* Concepts, Tools, and Strategy ‘take-aways’
* Types of Terms
* Using Terms to Negotiate

Reserve your spot today.

  

The FEWA e-newsletter The Forensic Expert Witness is distributed twice a month - that’s 24 opportunities for you to contribute an article, a news item or event notice for our newsletter!

We are always interested to hear about your experiences as an expert witness and legal consultant, whether you are just starting out your career or are a seasoned expert. Members are encouraged to submit articles, insights into the legal world as an expert witness, lessons learned, and FEWA event event notices or reviews.

Did you learn something valuable at a recent FEWA event, or have an experience on the stand or when preparing a report that you think other experts could learn from? The Forensic Expert Witness is the perfect place to write an op-ed style article about it to share your insights with other experts, and gain visibility for your FEWA profile and expertise.

Submit your community editorial to the FEWA National Staff by email at execdir@forensic.org. Happy writing!

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FEWA New Member Spotlight

Donald Jasko

Donald Jasko is a new member of FEWA's Los Angeles Chapter. Donald A. Jasko is an attorney with a long interest in music and the arts, media, economics and technology. After managing the licensing of music to television broadcasters at ASCAP in New York, Don founded Digital Economics, which administers musical copyrights for publishers and composers of television and ad music.

To learn more about Donald, visit his FEWA Profile! Please join us in welcoming Donald to FEWA

Dr. Janeen DeMarte

Dr. Janeen DeMarte is a new member of FEWA’s Arizona Chapter. Dr. Janeen DeMarte is a licensed clinical psychologist currently operating Sentience Psychological Services, PLLC and Sentience, PLLC in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. DeMarte completed both her master’s and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Michigan State University and fulfilled an APA approved doctoral residency at Arizona State Hospital.

To learn more about Dr. DeMarte, visit her FEWA Profile! Please join us in welcoming Dr. DeMarte to FEWA

Isaac Aboulafia

Isaac Aboulafia is a new member of FEWA’s Houston Chapter. Mr. Aboulafia is a registered professional engineer with over 25 years of experience in environmental, environmental remediation and consulting fields. He specializes in feasibility evaluation, design, cost estimating, implementation and construction oversight of soil and groundwater assessment and remediation projects.

To learn more about Isaac, visit his FEWA Profile! Please join us in welcoming lsaac to FEWA!

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Calendar of Events
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Jun 2019
 
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (PT)
20
Jun 2019
 
11:30 am - 1:00 pm (CT)
Chapter Event: Houston
10
Jul 2019
 
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm (PT)
Chapter Event: Northern California
17
Jul 2019
 
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (PT)
National
14
Aug 2019
 
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (PT)
National
11
Sep 2019
 
Northern California
18
Sep 2019
 
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (PT)
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