Child Abuse Expert Witnesses

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You will find expert witnesses who may consult and testify concerning child abuse by clicking on the below listed categories. The professionals found through this page may advise regarding child abuse and neglect, and the physical, emotional, or sexual mistreatment of children. These child abuse experts may provide reports concerning psychological mistreatment of a child, child maltreatment, and child sexual abuse. They may also provide expert witness testimony on child molestation, child protective services, and child injury, as well as related issues.

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Stuart C Silverstein MD FAAP
Dr. Silverstein is an award-winning, Board-Certified pediatrician with over 30 years experience as a clinician and medical educator. His current practice includes providing pediatric emergency and urgent care in a highly populated urban setting. Dr. Silverstein... Learn More ›

Theodore N. Hariton, MD
Forensic Obstetrics and Gynecology Diplomat American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Scientists Areas of Trial Experience and Expertise:... Learn More ›

Roy H. Lubit MD, Ph.D.
Roy Lubit MD, Ph.D. is board certified in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has special expertise in evaluating emotional trauma in children and adults (post traumatic stress disorder-PTSD), traumatic brain injury... Learn More ›

Joseph S Schwartzberg
Dr. Schwartzberg has devoted 40 years to his career in special and general education. Beginning in NY as a teacher of students with learning disabilities and behavioral challenges he soon began to assume positions in the field of special and general... Learn More ›

Glen D. Skoler (Clinical and Forensic Psycholog (Licensed: PA, NJ, MD, VA, DC) & PSYPACT Interstate Compact )
Glen D. Skoler, Ph.D. is a clinical and forensic psychologist with over 35 years of experience in court evaluations, testimony and providing forensic services. Dr. Skoler is licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.... Learn More ›
Helen Grusd
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Past President of LA County Psychological Association, Past Board Member of California Psychological Association-Division of Clinical Psychology. Assessment of over 1000...
Wendy E. Goodwin, M.D. (Pediatric & Adolescent Brain Injury Specialist)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Wendy E. Goodwin, MD, maintains triple board certification in Brain Injury Medicine, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is one of less than 50 physicians in the...
Walter E.B. Sipe, MD
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Sipe, Board Certified in Psychiatry and Pediatrics, has an active outpatient psychotherapy and medication management practice serving adults and adolescents. He is on the clinical faculty at UCSF...
John F. Doherty (School Liability Expert Group)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: John F. Doherty Ed.D. applies his experience, education, and training to provide expert witness services on cases involving school liability and negligence. He is an experienced public and private school...
Arthur S Chancellor (Second Look Training and Forensic Consulting LLC)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Chancellor is an expert in the field of crime scene reconstruction, wrongful convictions, crime scene staging, suicide Investigations, and military Investigations especially in the field of violent...
Gabriel J Hauser (Medstar Georgetown University Hospital)
Location: Maryland
Areas of Expertise: I am a practicing pediatric intensive care physician. I also practice in a pediatric sedation service. I have practiced pediatric intensive care since 1989. I am professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown...
STEPHEN D CHIN, MD, FAAEM (In Depth Documentation Excellence)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Chin is an actively practicing Emergency Physician with ABEM Board Certification in Emergency Medicine for over 20 years and over 10 years of experience training Emergency Medicine Physicians at a...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Mariann F. Cosby DNP, MPA, RN, PHN, CEN, NE-BC, LNCC, CLCP, CCM, MSCC, CSN, FAEN (MFC Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MFC Consulting provides an array of independent consulting services to attorneys and insurance carriers. Services include development and /or review of Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Medical...
Stephanie Wolf (Maven Psychology Group)
Location: Maryland and District of Columbia
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Wolf is a Forensic Psychologist and former attorney who has also worked as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland and George Washington University. She is a subject matter expert in areas...
American Medical Forensic Specialists
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MEDICAL EXPERTS FOR MALPRACTICE & PERSONAL INJURY CASES AMFS is America's premier medical expert witness and consulting company. We are a trusted partner with the legal community and provide a superior method of retaining medical experts.
Patrick Wiita MD
Location: South Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Wiita is triple Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and his expertise is based on rigorous training at the USC Institute of Psychiatry, Law,...
Carrie L. Forrest
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert in emotional distress due to chronic stress or catastrophic events arising out of psychological trauma, employment injuries, or physical injuries. Expertise in workplace dynamics, stress disorders,...
Jordan Haber M.D. F.A.C.R. (Board Certified Radiologist)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Haber has been in practice for the past 30 years. He utilizes his extensive professional background to provide in depth expertise. His proficiency includes: Diagnostic radiology, Brain and spine imaging,...
Robert A. Evans, Ph.D. (The Center for Human Potential of America, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Evans received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Evaluation from The Catholic University of America in 1982, MS from St. John’s University, and BA from Long Island University. He is a licensed...
Daniel Cousin
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: With training from Harvard, Yale, and Columbia, Dr. Daniel Cousin is a fellowship-trained dual-boarded expert in Diagnostic Radiology certified by both the American Board of Radiology and also by the National...
Marian B. Stephens (Marian B. Stephens, Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Marian B. Stephens was a high school assistant principal, principal and superintendent for 27 years and has worked in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Texas, Iowa and California with over 45 years in education....
Andrew Clark (Andrew B. Clark M.D.)
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Clark is an experienced psychiatrist who is triple board certified in forensic psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and adult psychiatry. Harvard trained and on the faculty of Massachusetts...
Paul Elizondo III, DO (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Paul Elizondo graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and received his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University in California. He completed...
Craig D McLaren
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Vastly Experienced Police Expert, working for plaintiffs as well as the defense. Over 31 years as a Los Angeles Police Officer. Trained / Taught new officers, in the field, for 24 years in all facets of...
Abigail Rich, LCSW (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Abigail Rich is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who applies her experience to forensic investigations related to the safety and supervision of children within social services. Abigail approaches...
Monique Burns (PSU, LLC)
Location: Missouri
Areas of Expertise: A. Monique Burns, PhD, ACSW, LCSW is available as an expert consultant / witness, or professional witness by virtue of her education, training, and experience in the field of social work and child welfare....
Rhonda E Greenberg (Center for Forensic and Clincial Psychology of NJ LLC.)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: *Request Overview of Services and Fee Schedule to: centerforforensicpsychology@gmail.com CENTER FOR FORENSIC AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF NEW JERSEY LLC Serving clients in outpatient and forensic...
Jane K McNaught (Jane K. McNaught, Ph.D.)
Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jane McNaught is a Clinical and Forensic psychologist. Dr. McNaught graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Ph.D. in 1982 and has been in private practice for over 35 years. She has been...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Timothy G Carroll, MD FAAP (Pediatric Critical Care/Emergency Medicine/Hospitalist Expert)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: My name is Dr. Timothy Carroll, I have extensive experience in Pediatric Critical care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Hospital medicine. I hold dual adjunct faculty appointments. I'm an...
KENNETH E DINELLA
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Duke trained, board certified psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience including chief of staff and medical director. Experienced expert witness in malpractice, child custody, civil and criminal matters.
Kate Wise
Location: South Carolina
Areas of Expertise: I am a board certified Family medicine nurse practitioner with over 16 years of experience in the nursing field. My background encompasses critical care, inpatient and outpatient nursing, family medicine,...
Staci B. Weiner, Psy.D., APIT (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Staci Weiner is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience. In her forensic casework, Dr. Weiner investigates claims and personal injury litigation...
Medilex Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MEDICAL EXPERTS IN 180 SPECIALTIES, FREE INITIAL TELEPHONE ANALYSIS BY OUR DIRECTOR, A COST-CONTROL GUARANTEE...AND NO EXPERT SEARCH FEES–ALL MONIES ARE APPLIED TO THE EXPERT'S ACTUAL WORK. Medilex...
Bryan E Kurtz
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Bryan Kurtz serves as an expert in legal cases involving Emergency and Internal Medicine. With over 15 years of post residency active clinical work and directorship level experience in Emergency Medicine...
Medical Advisors, Inc./Technical Network Consulting Service
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Your Link To Americas Most Qualified Experts! Get the right Expert and the right Service! Medical Advisors, Inc. provides top ranked Board Certified physicians and academicians in all medical specialties....
Suzanne Rodriguez, Ed.D., M.S.W., P.P.S.C., C.P.S.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Suzanne Rodriguez, Ed.D., M.S.W., P.P.S.C., C.P.S.I. School Administration & Social Work Expert Dr. Suzanne Rodriguez is an expert in school administration and social work. Having worked in both a...
Santa J. Bartholomew M.D., FAAP, FCCM (PME Consulting, LLC (Pediatric Medical Experts))
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Santa J. Bartholomew (formerly Santa J. Johnston, M.D.) is an award-winning Pediatrician with more than 30 years of clinical experience, and is a distinguished medical educator serving as a Professor...
Ellika McGuire (Ellika McGuire MD PLLC)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Dr. McGuire is a double board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst with seven years full-time clinical experience evaluating and treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders...
Andrea Merrill (Medsurity Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Andrea Merrill, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and a Surgical Oncologist at Boston Medical Center. She is board certified by the American Board...
John D. Lloyd, Ph.D., CPE
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. John Lloyd holds a PhD in Human Factors (Ergonomics), with specialization in Injury Biomechanics. He has served as a Board Certified expert in biomechanics, human factors and accident reconstruction...
Elite Medical Experts
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Elite Medical Experts is a physician-based firm specializing exclusively in medical litigation. Our one goal is to align top-tier university professors with the legal community. We secure experts for medical litigation from every medical and surgical speciality.
William L. Bainbridge, Ph.D., FACFE (SchoolMatch Institute)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: William L. Bainbridge, Ph.D.,FACFE, former Distinguished Research Professor for the University of Dayton and President & CEO of the SchoolMatch Institute is a court qualified expert in: educational management,...
Julie A Hall, Ph.D.
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Julie Hall, Ph.D. has been Full Professor in the Social Sciences for 20+ years. In rendering Expert Opinions, she brings the preemptive weight as a nationally known scholar/authoritative source on child...
Nicol Stolar-Peterson, PsyD, LCSW, BCD
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Child Abuse/Child Welfare Expert national practice. Completed over 1000 child abuse investigations and interviews, 100’s of removals, 100’s of foster care and adoptive placements. 11 years of field experience...
Paula E. Rohde
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I have extensive experience working in public child welfare and human resources for the County of Orange, California Social Services Agency. Child Welfare areas of expertise include dependency intake and...
Janice S. P. Inman, MS.Ed. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Childcare Operations & Child Supervision Expert Janice Inman is an expert in Childcare Operations and Child Supervision with over 40 years of experience in corporate childcare facilities, pre-schools,...
Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA (Medical Director of Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P., a nationwide expert witness firm)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P. (fpamed) is a national consulting firm with offices in California, Nevada and North Carolina assisting litigating attorneys. The firm includes 15 board certified forensic...
Karen Widman Frost (Titan National Consulting Group LLC)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: I joined the Los Angels Police Department in 1994. During my career, I worked a variety of assignments, but found my calling as a detective in 2008. I worked a variety of different investigative assignments...
Kimberly A Basinger (S.A.F.E. Solutions)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Registered Nurse since 1988. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) since 1996. Certified in Texas as Adult/Adolescent and Pediatric SANE since 1998 and with International Association of Forensic Nurses...
Mark Wolkenhauer, PsyD (Expedient Medicolegal Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mark Wolkenhauer, Psy.D., Q.M.E. is a forensic psychologist with extensive experience in treating and evaluating sexual offenders and individual with severe mental illness. He continues to serve as an...
Matthew Madaus
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience leading behavioral health executives and agencies. I have been providing expert witness services for approximately six years, consulted...
DAVID F. O'CONNELL (PRIVATE PRACTICE)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. O'Connell is a board certified forensic & medical psychologist and DEA registered prescribing psychologist with 12 years of prescribing experience/prescriptive authority in independent practice.He...
Child Abuse FAQs

What is a child abuse expert witness?

A child abuse expert witness is a person who has specialized knowledge in the field of child abuse and neglect. This includes domestic violence, molestation, physical abuse, sexual misconduct, child injury, and child protective services.

What is the role of a child abuse expert witness?

A child abuse expert witness provides testimony on the physical, sexual, or emotional abuse of children.

How much can a person make as a child abuse expert witness?

Child abuse expert witnesses may have potential earnings between $225 and $400 per hour, or higher. The exact hourly rate is negotiated between the attorney and expert, who typically will have a retainer agreement.

What are the qualifications of a child abuse expert witness?

A child abuse expert witness has knowledge of physical and emotional abuse, neglect, and child welfare laws and policies.

What type of evidence is gathered in a lawsuit by a child abuse expert witness?

Child abuse expert witnesses gather various types of evidence, including medical records, witness statements, and forensic evidence, to support their opinions and conclusions in a lawsuit related to child abuse.

What type of cases typically involve the testimony of a child abuse expert witness?

Child abuse expert witnesses are typically called upon to testify in cases involving physical, sexual, or emotional abuse of children, neglect, and cases where the child's credibility is at issue.