Presentation Objective: Excel in the subspecialty of Forensic Engineering.
Presentation Outcome: Learn how to perform forensic investigations, issue reports and provide expert testimony during depositions and trials.
Background: Professional Engineers more and more provide a service to lawyers, judges and juries within their field of technical competence. These professionals make up the growing number of technical experts on which our court system relies, when technical facts become too complex to be analyzed and understood by legal professionals and the general public which provides the members of the jury. In order to excel in this subspecialty of forensic engineering, one must have a basic understanding of the litigation process, how to perform forensic investigations, issue reports and provide expert testimony during depositions and trials.