114 Symposium--so You Think You're an Expert - Consulting As an Expert Witness

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Consulting Soil Scientists
Whether you are a University Professor, Industry Professional, CPSS, CPAg or CCA the opportunity to consult as an expert witness is one to carefully consider before accepting the role.  Does your experience apply in this case?  Does being an expert witness in this case conflict with your employers or your certifications Code of Ethics?  What are the risks or liabilities as an expert witness?  How much time is needed to be a well prepared expert witness?  Hear from science society peers and legal experts about how to be a quality expert witness, and when you should decline the role.

Approved for 2.0 PD CEUs


SSSA Division: Wetland Soils

Soil and Water Management Professionals Community
Professional Applied Agronomists Community
Crop Management Professionals Community

Monday, November 7, 2016: 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 227 C

Matthew M. Duncan
Matthew M. Duncan
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Experiences, Cautions and Rewards to Being an Expert Witness.
Aaron J. De Joia, Duraroot Environmental Services, LLC
2:55 PM
3:10 PM
Panel Discussion
4:00 PM