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Expert Witness Testimony

The expert witness in any dispute is critical. The role of the expert is to honestly and objectively transfer technical knowledge into the minds of the trier-of-fact. Many disputes are resolved because one side's expert makes this transfer more effectively than the other side's expert. In the courtroom, it is understood that the attorney is the advocate for his client; in turn, the expert's opinion must be representative of the documents and facts surrounding the case.

Knowledgeable & Competent
To be a truly effective expert in court, one should know more about the subject he or she is testifying about than any other person in the courtroom. A true expert must possess extensive knowledge and years of experience in the practical application of a given subject; he or she must be able to honestly and accurately answer questions with confidence and consistency. The expert's answers should be substantive and impressive in delivery since they come from a depth of background and experience.

Organized & Prepared
The best expert witnesses understand the importance of a well-prepared testimony. WHI is particularly skilled at document management, and as a result our consultant rely on superior organization and attention to detail, which is invaluable when preparing for expert witness testimony. The WHI expert uses time wisely, and thoroughly reviews all facts and important documents prior to testifying, thereby solidifying all of the details of the case to memory. In the courtroom, this preparation allows for a highly focused and synchronous delivery of facts for your argument.

The WHI Expert
Whether expressing opinions on professional liability, workmanship, delay analyses, or damage calculations, the WHI expert has the demeanor to establish your position in any dispute resolution setting. He or she is organized, prepared, knowledgeable, and competent, and possesses extensive construction knowledge. WHI experts realize that their backgrounds and written materials are public domain. They expect opposing counsel to be well informed on any prior testimony which appears to be inconsistent.

WHI experts are difficult to impeach during cross-examination due to their impeccable preparedness. Selecting a WHI expert will most certainly strengthen the persuasiveness of your argument.

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