Online Directory | NACVA Site Search:

Litigation Report Writing Workshop

Co-Sponsored by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts®

Arrow Program Description Arrow Live and Online Schedule Register Now
Arrow How You Will Benefit Arrow Pricing and CPE
Arrow Who Should Attend    

Effective Approaches to Writing for Damages Reports and Litigation Matters: Learning from the Masters

In this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn effective approaches to writing an expert damages report for use in a litigation matter. The workshop will include a review of the report writing requirements set forth in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and reporting requirements for other jurisdictions. This workshop will also focus on drafting reports with an emphasis on content, language, supporting evidence, exhibits, and professional standards compliance. Attendees will be asked (not required) to submit a redacted expert report to the instructor prior to the date of the class. All arrangements will be made with NACVA Headquarters for this submission.

Recommended CPE Bonus Points Program
This course qualifies for 12 bonus points toward NACVA credentialed member recertification, in addition to course CPE.


How You Will Benefit

After completing this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the reporting requirements set forth in Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 26(a)2(B)
  • Recognize the components of an effective expert report
  • Determine the strengths, weaknesses, and risks of alternative report styles
  • Detect the risks of a substandard report
  • Differentiate between a report used for tax or transactional purposes and a report appropriate for the litigation process
  • Determine the manner in which foundational evidence is incorporated into an expert report
  • Identify the reasons that expert reports are often inadmissible as evidence in court
  • Recognize a well-prepared report

Back to Top

Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for all litigation and financial forensic experts who want to improve the quality of their written reports.

Back to Top

To register, select the date and location you would like to attend and click the "Register Online" button for our online event registration.  Contact Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for questions or registration assistance.
 One-Day Live Classroom Schedule  
          Register Early and SAVEEarly Registration Discounts
and Deadlines
  Dates Location   10% 5%
  June 5, 2019* Salt Lake City, UT *No discounts
  October 28, 2019 New Orleans, LA Register Online Now 8/31/2019 9/30/2019
  December 11, 2019 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Register Online Now 10/31/2019 11/30/2019

Courses generally begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5:15 p.m.

 Four-Day Live Online Webinar Schedule  
            Early Registration Discounts
and Deadlines
Dates Time   10%
May 6–9, 2019
2:00–4:00 p.m. ET
Register Online Now 4/30/2019
July 22–25, 2019 Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 6/30/2019
September 9–12, 2019 Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 8/31/2019
 CPE On-Demand Course  
8 Hrs
Price: $520/$468 Members Purchase the On-Demand Course here.

This course is paperless.  Attendees will be provided a link to course material that will be used during the course, so attendees will need a laptop with Internet access.  The CTI will provide electric power and Internet access, but will not provide laptops.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own mobile wireless modem or hotspot device.

Back to Top
Pricing (Before Early Registration Discount) Non-Member Member
One-Day Live Classroom (8 Hrs CPE) $650 $585
Four-Day Live Online Webinar (8 Hrs CPE) $650 $585
CPE Hours
Delivery Method Group-Live
Program Level Intermediate
Advanced Preparation None
Prerequisites Previous training or research on subject matter being taught for MAFF credential criteria.
Fields of Study Business Law 2
  Communications and Marketing 4
  Personal Development 1
  Regulatory Ethics 1
Total CPE Hours   8

For more information regarding CPE, Program Levels, and Fields of Study please click here.