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Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony December 05 - 07, 2017

Dates: Dec 05, 2017 - Dec 07, 2017
Location: Crofton, MD
Crofton, MD (United States)
Hotel: COMFORT INN
Description: IAAI Headquarters
2111 Baldwin Ave Suite 203
Crofton, MD 21114
December 05 - 07, 2017

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.

Facilitator: Mike Schlatman IAAI-CFI


Pre-screening form

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

CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO EIGHT STUDENTS
Registration Deadline: October 01, 2017
Bring laptop to class.

IAAI MEMBER: $500.
NON-MEMBER: $875.

PAYMENT or PURCHASE ORDER IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION.
NO REFUND AFTER PUBLISHED DEADLINE
BREAKS AND LUNCH ARE EACH INDIVIDUAL'S RESPONSIBILITY
Please include your cell phone# allowing the facilitator to contact you.

Recommended Hotel:
Comfort Inn Hotel & Conference Ctr.
4500 Crain Hwy.
US 50 & 301 @ MD 3
Bowie, MD 20718
301-464-0089
Specify 'IAAI member rate'

Contact: Kate Reed kate.reed@firearson.com
All classes are subject to cancellation or changes.
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.