Become An Expert Witness
Did you know that expert witnesses earn $250-$500 per hour?
If you are a surface industry professional with years of experience specializing in design, specification, selection, repair, restoration, or ongoing maintenance, you can learn what it takes to become an expert witness. This very lucrative specialized service is rewarding and can help build your professional reputation. You can complete this On-Demand course on your desktop or mobile device anytime, regardless of time zone, and any place where internet is available.
This course is taught by Frederick M. Hueston, a highly experienced hard surface expert witness in courts worldwide. He will prepare you to testify within your area of expertise about matters in dispute, so you can provide an impartial opinion on cases involving surfaces, especially natural stone, tile, concrete, and masonry. The course can benefit professionals in other trades, as well.
A wide variety of circumstances related to stone, tile, and other surfaces can result in the need for expert witness services. When it comes to floor and surface applications, materials pass through a lot of hands. Best practices must be followed, from appropriate material selection to proper installation to implementing recommended maintenance requirements. If something goes wrong, an expert witness can testify about the problem and why it may have happened, whether during storage, handling, delivery, installation, or later.
- Define your specific areas of expertise
- Get started as an expert witness
- Secure expert witness assignments
- Deciding on an hourly rate
- Avoid potential problems
- Writing reports
- Build your reputation and reach
- Present questions in the discussion group
- Associated support materials and resources, including sample reports
- Review the course as needed, even weeks later
- LinkedIn Certification
- …and more!
Resolving a dispute can be difficult. Take this highly advanced, specialized course so that when people are looking for an impartial source, they can turn to you as a qualified expert witness. If you have academic and/or field experience, training, and knowledge and skills in your particular field, you can become an expert witness.
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Historic Property Preservation. Historic stone preservation and restoration requires a certain knowledge and skill set far above that of the average stone and tile restoration contractor. Learn what it takes to succeed in this potentially lucrative sector of the industry.