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The Discovery Process: Record Keeping by the Testifying Expert

 The Discovery Process: Record Keeping by the Testifying Expert
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 16PEW0318
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

This webinar will be a review of litigation documentation retention in light of the rules of civil procedure and penalties for destruction of documents (spoliation).

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Utilize methods for tracking documents received
- Practice putting the document puzzle together
- Use Bates Stamps as an assistive device
- Explain potential issues with internal documents prepared during the litigation process

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in the litigation process or who would like to improve their skills as an expert witness


P. Dermot O'Neill, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, MAFF, ABAR
Mr. P. Dermot O'Neill is president of P. Dermot O’Neill, CPA PC and has over 40 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. He has concentrated his practice in the areas of forensic accounting and litigation support, business valuation, transaction consulting, financial analysis, and income taxation. He has provided consulting and expert witness assistance in cases involving matrimonial issues, oppressed shareholders, personal injury, wrongful death, accounting malpractice, as well as contract and tort issues. Mr. O'Neill is a CPA and has been awarded the designations ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation) and CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He has been awarded the designations CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), MAFF™ (Master Analyst in Financial Forensic™) and ABAR (Accredited in Business Appraisal Review) by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

Mr. O'Neill is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), and National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Mr. O'Neill is a committee member of the PICPA Business Valuation Committee, PICPA Forensic and Litigation Services Committee (2007-2008 Annual Conference Chair), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts State Chapters Committee, and managing editor of the National Litigation Consultants' Review for which he has written numerous articles. Mr. O'Neill has been an adjunct faculty member at Villanova University as well as a member of the national faculty of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (staff training, taxation and staff training, accounting and auditing) and is currently on the adjunct faculty at Rider University Graduate School of Business. He has presented seminars sponsored by the Accounting Institutes and Societies in Pennsylvania, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Utah, and Texas, as well as seminars for local and state bar associations. He has been a guest lecturer at Lehigh University and Widener University Graduate Schools of Business. He has testified as an expert in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Florida, New York, and Virginia as well as the Chancery Court of Delaware, Federal Bankruptcy Court, and Federal District Court.