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How to Survive a Motion to Exclude Your Expert Testimony; Preparing Your Retaining Counsel

 How to Survive a Motion to Exclude Your Expert Testimony; Preparing Your Retaining Counsel
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar(Audio, PPT)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Personal Development
Item Number: 13PEW1017
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

A motion to exclude expert testimony is a tool often used by trial counsel in litigation. Seasoned experts have learned to anticipate Daubert challenges and other motions in limine. In this program, we will explore the components of an expert's work that invite these motions and identify strategies that experts can employ to insulate themselves and minimize the likelihood that they will be excluded.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Evaluate the risk that your expert analysis and opinions will invite a motion to exclude your testimony
- Develop and implement a report structure that addresses each of the Daubert factors
- Identify points of exposure in your report or testimony that invite attack by opposing counsel
- Formulate a protocol that maximizes your chances of surviving a motion to exclude
- Develop an effective response to opposing counsel's motion to exclude your testimony
- Assist retaining counsel in the development of motions to exclude opposing experts

Who Should Attend

Consultants, CPAs, appraisers, business valuation experts, financial professionals, insurance experts, architects, real estate brokers, doctors, attorneys, vocational experts, forensic experts, and other professionals who serve or plan on serving as expert witnesses


Mr. Michael Pakter focuses on financial analysis, forensic accounting, economic damages, valuation issues and investigations. He has experience in financial forensics, lost profits, business interruption, earnouts, analyzing financial transactions and balances, court-ordered accounting, bankruptcy core proceedings and reconstructing incomplete, misstated and/or falsified financial information.

Mr. Pakter provides consulting and litigation support services to trial lawyers, trustees, examiners, receivers, business owners and managers and units of federal, state and local government. Many of his engagements combine financial analysis, damages determination, valuation methods, tracing procedures and/or other applications of financial forensics to assist in resolving complex commercial litigation and business disputes.

Mr. Pakter has more than 35 years' experience in accounting, financial analysis, financial forensics, business economics, fraud examinations and investigations in diverse engagements and numerous industries, including more than fifteen years' experience in economic damages and business valuations. He has participated in public hearings and alternative dispute resolutions, submitted expert reports in several jurisdictions and testified in arbitrations, regulatory proceedings and state, federal and bankruptcy Courts.