J. Cooke

EQUESTRIAN RESEARCH LLC
POB 607
Barrington, IL 60011
Web Site
Phone: 847-277-7950

Ms. Cooke is an Equestrian Technical Advisor,
Litigation Consultant, and Equine/Horse Expert -
with 24 Trials, 75 Depositions, 2 Arbitrations,
1 Mediation, over 200 completed cases as of
May 2016, since 1989.
After over five decades in the equine industry
(to include: Horse Showing, Race Horses, Recreational Riding),
among her many areas of equine-related background includes
but not limited to:

Horse Appraisals/Valuations;
Behavior;
Breeding;
Training;
Jumping;
Racing;
Showing;
Recreational Riding;
Performance;
Lunging;
Riding Instruction (including handicapped);
Veterinary Care;
Stable Management;
Horse Shows,
Horse Show Management;
Pony Rides;
Fox-Hunting;
Trail Riding;
Polo;
Barrel Racing;
Reining;
Profit Structure;
Rules/Regulations/Protocol;
Helmets: Protective Headgear;
Leather: Saddles, Bridles, Boots, Harness;
Fencing, Gates, Latches, Snaps;
Race Tracks: Construction, Surface, Railings, Rules/Regulations/Protocol;
Chariots, Carriages, Wagons;
Treadmills;
Safety;
Personal Injury;
Inherent Risks;
Horse-Car Collisions;
English and Western;
Many Equine-Related Activities, Breeds,
Industry Standards of Care, recommended
guidelines, and common industry practices.

Please Click On: "Web Page" for Itemized Background.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: University of San Diego Post-Graduate Degree:
ABA Accredited Paralegal Program,
Specialty: Civil Litigation.

Equine Appraisal Institute International-
All Breeds Equine Appraiser;
Methodology: Cost, Market, & Income Approach.

Milton College, Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Potomac Horse Center -
HORSEMASTER Riding Instructor Certification -
Comprehensive Coursework,
Dressage & Combined Training Discipline,
Maryland Department of Education Accredited.

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Affiliated or Has Been Affiliated:
AHC - American Horse Council
EMSA - Equestrian Medical Safety Association
USTA - US Trotting Association
USEF - US Equestrian Federation
MFHA - Masters of Foxhounds of America
AQHA - American Quarter Horse Association
IDCTA - Illinois Dressage
& Combined Training Association
USDF - US Dressage Federation.

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Certified Riding Instructor

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Over 200 completed cases.

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: See CV

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 75 as of May 2016

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Call

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 24 as of May 2016

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 25 as of November 2015

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1989

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Equine Education To Substantiate Case,
Technical Advisory and Consultation,
Case Review
Research
Verbal Reports
Written Reports
Declarations
Affidavits
Case Theory Development
Site Inspections
Risk Assessment
Equine Appraisal
Deposition
Mediation
Arbitration
Courtroom Testimony.

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Call

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Call

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Call

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Call

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: No hourly travel expense to get to/from,
except an vehicle trip-charge locally.
Pre-paid airline, pre-paid hotel,
& pre-paid car rental/transportation
when & where applicable.

References

References Available Upon Request

Publications