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Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony November 14 -16, 2017

Dates: Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 16, 2017
Location: NCETR Huntsville, AL
Huntsville, AL (United States)
Description: IAAI Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony course
NCETR
Redstone Arsenal
Huntsville, AL

This intense two and a half day Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony Course guides the students through testifying as an Expert Witness in a real arson case.
The course requires more than 40 hours of preliminary case work, for which six weeks are given to prepare and submit before date of class.
This includes taking and passing The Scientific Method for Fire and Explosion Investigation-Updated 2009 (3hours) CFITrainer.Net module;
updating or writing your CV, preparing an opinion analysis and creating two courtroom exhibits. You will give a deposition and work with an attorney to develop testimony plan.
You will be in court a full day; experience cross examination and re-direct with qualified legal attorneys.
If you have never been called upon as an Expert Witness, this class will give you the opportunity to better understand the task of preparing for court
and experience testifying in a real courtroom environment with attorneys.

In the classroom you will learn:
Legal System Overview
Court Rules and Case Law
Qualify as an Expert and Presenting your CV
How to prepare for court testimony
Participate in a practical deposition exercise
How to present and what should be included
Presentation of Evidence: best practices
Working with Attorneys: Chad Stepan; Meagher & Geer PLLP

This class is at NCETR, Redstone Arsenal Post in Huntsville, AL
All students must complete and submit two forms of identification to kate.reed@firearson.com once registered. 

Facilitator: Van Presson IAAI-CFI

CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 8 STUDENTS
IAAI MEMBER: $500.
NON-MEMBER: $875.
Cancellation Date: September 01, 2017

PAYMENT or PURCHASE ORDER IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION
No Refund after posted Cancellation Date.

Recommended Hotel:
Embassy Suites
800 Monroe St
Huntsville, AL

All IAAI offerings are subject to cancellation or changes.
Meals and breaks are each individuals responsibility.
Any cancellations must go through the IAAI Training Dept. to be applied toward a future IAAI course.
Register: Please call IAAI at 800-468-4224 for registration information.