Dr. Suzanne Dupee

PO Box 10131
Los Angeles, CA 90295
Phone: 310-335-1288
Fax: 866-341-8679

Dr. Dupee is a triple board certified forensic psychiatrist. She trained at Cedar-Sinai, Los Angeles (psychiatry), the University of California, San Diego (child and adolescent psychiatry) and New York University (forensic psychiatry). She has completed 1000's of work-related disability IME cases and specializes in PTSD of veterans and civilians, sexual harassment, child custody, child abuse and criminal evaluations. She is a member of three highly selected panels of the Los Angeles Superior Courts - the dependency (child abuse), criminal and child custody evaluators panels. She also has extensive testifying experience in many courts.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Medical Board of California license
Board Certified Psychiatrist - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Expert Medical Reviewer - Medical Board of California
Assistant Clinical Instructor - University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Member:
American Medical Association
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
Association of Family & Conciliation Courts (AFCC)

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Assistant Clinical Instructor - UCLA
Presenter - Santa Monica Bar Association
Presenter - San Fernando Bar Association

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: NO

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: >100

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Civil - wrongful termination, sexual harassment, personal injury
Criminal - not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI), competency to stand trial, psychiatric mitigation
Family - child custody, solution focused evaluation, psychiatric evaluation
Dependency - child abuse, psychiatric evaluation of parents and children in the DCFS system

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Civil - 30% (I don't work on a lien/contigency)
Family - court ordered
Criminal - court ordered
Dependency - court ordered

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Civil - 70%

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: >30

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: April 2010

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: I have never been disqualified as an expert

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: >100

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 10+

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections, collateral investigation, consultation for legal preparation of case

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $450 - I bill for my time.

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $450 - I bill for my time.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $450 - I bill for my time.

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: - I bill for my time.

References

References available upon request.

Publications