Are you interested in formal training to support your journey as a nurse expert witness? Below is information on two organizations that provide comprehensive training and resources for those entering into the expert witness world.
SEAK is a continuing education, publishing, marketing, and consulting company. They were founded in 1980 and have trained well over 30,000 expert witnesses, physicians, lawyers, nurses, and other professionals. They are based in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and provide training throughout the year.
How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Expert Witness Practice, April 25-26, 2019, Clearwater Beach, FL. How to Start, Build and Run a Successful Expert Witness is an intensive, content rich workshop that is designed to show you how to start, build, and run a successful expert witness practice. This course is appropriate for professionals with all levels of legal-consulting experience including prospective and novice expert witnesses. Attendees will learn from an experienced faculty in a step-by-step fashion how to start, build, and run a successful and ethical expert witness practice. This is SEAK’s most popular expert witness training program. For more information click here.
Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA)
Based in San Francisco, the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) is the only non-profit professional membership organization that verifies that each of its professional members has testified at least three times as an expert witness. FEWA is dedicated to the professional development, ethics and promotion of forensic consultants in all fields of discipline. FEWA provides professional education for experts of all levels of experience and also for those aspiring to be experts who have not yet testified, which spans all technical specialties.
FEWA National Conference, April 26 – 27, 2019, San Francisco, CA. Educational Programming includes: Day One – Running a Thriving, Robust Expert Witness & Forensic Consulting Business, Day Two – Advanced Testifying: Depositions, Trials, Arbitrations & Mediations. The conference also includes networking with other experts, consultants, attorneys, and legal professionals — including the opportunity to participate in the Mentor/Mentee Program. For more information click here.