Competency Expert Witnesses

Law & Legal Expert Witness Listings

Competency Expert Witnesses who are available to consult and testify can be found here. These competency experts found on this page, who may be psychologists, forensic psychiatrists, or other medical professionals, may consult on issues involving whether a person is mentally competent stand trial, or has the rational understanding to enter into a contract, agreement, deed, power of attorney, will, or trust. These experts found here may provide reports regarding an individual’s mental state, mental health, mental health evaluations, lucidity, mental incapacitation, or mental deficiency. Experts here may be familiar with probate issues involving a person’s sound mind, unsound mind, mental illness, and their conscious decision and factual understanding to perform a task.

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Sheila Wendler

Sheila Wendler

Dr. Wendler is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatry. She is one of a handful of forensic psychiatrists available in Hawaii for cases in Hawaii and has 13 years of experience in Forensic Psychiatry. She has special expertise in: Competency to write... Learn More ›

Sanjay G. Adhia, MD (Sanjay G. Adhia, M.D., Forensic Psychiatry)

Sanjay G. Adhia, MD (Sanjay G. Adhia, M.D., Forensic Psychiatry)

Dr. Adhia is a double Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist. His practice is divided between forensic/expert witness work and clinical psychiatry. Dr. Adhia is Medical Director of PACE Mental Health Clinic in the Houston area. In addition, he consults... Learn More ›

Gregory P Brown (Gregory P Brown, M.D., Prof. Corp.)

Gregory P Brown (Gregory P Brown, M.D., Prof. Corp.)

Dr. Brown has conducted thousands of forensic evaluations and rendered expert witness deposition or court testimony more than 80 times in civil and criminal cases for over 20 years. Dr. Brown testifies on a range of psychiatric issues that arise in litigation,... Learn More ›

Monica Argumedo (Monica Argumedo, M.D., Forensic Psychiatry)

Monica Argumedo (Monica Argumedo, M.D., Forensic Psychiatry)

Dr. Argumedo is Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry and general Psychiatry. For over 10 years Dr. Argumedo has routinely conducted forensic expert witness assessments and issued her report of findings. Dr. Argumedo has testified in over 40 cases. In... Learn More ›

Beryl Vaughan (ForensicExpertPro)

Beryl Vaughan (ForensicExpertPro)

Ms. Vaughan assists attorneys and forensic psychiatrists and psychologists who are expert witnesses to find one another, as an extension of her consultancy in practice development, business management and marketing in the area of forensic psychiatry and... Learn More ›

Zachary D Torry (Zachary D. Torry, MD)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Zachary D. Torry, M.D. is a Board Certified Adult Forensic Psychiatrist in practice in San Francisco and Marin County, California. In addition to maintaining a full-time private treatment practice, Dr....

Ernest A. Kendrick (Ernest A. Kendrick, M.D., PA)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Ernest A. Kendrick, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in private practice in Houston, Texas. Dr. Kendrick is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Child...

Denise C Kellaher (DC Forensics, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Kellaher is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with expertise in assessing sexual behaviors and diagnosing Sexual Disorders. She assesses risk of violence including workplace violence. Dr. Kellaher...

Alice R Berkowitz (A Professional Psychology Corporation)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: For over 20 years, Dr. Berkowitz has specialized in forensic psychology, neuropsychology and clinical/diagnostic assessment and court evaluations and trainings. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist...

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,...

Alberto M. Goldwaser, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A. (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, LLC (New Jersey & New York))

Location: New Jersey and New York
Areas of Expertise: Independent Medical Examinations: Plaintiff/Defense - PTSD - Malingering - Medical Malpractice - Sexual Harassment - Neuropsychiatry - Discrimination - Custody Evaluation - Criminal Responsibility - Psychiatric...

Andrew Levine (Neuropsychological Assessment Specialists)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Levine is a clinical neuropsychologist who is board-certified through the American Board of Professional Psychology. He has been involved in clinical and medico-legal practice and consultation since...

Beryl Vaughan (ForensicExpertPro)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Probate Litigation can be a psychological minefield of conflict--for the plaintiffs and defense. Add in testamentary capacity and undue influence factors and the case calls for a particular type of skilled...

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....

Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. (Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. & Associates)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Stephen M. Raffle, M.D., Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with 49 years' experience rendering his expert opinion in over 5000 cases and testifying at 700+ depositions and trials. A short list of...

Kishore J. Thampy

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I am a Board Certified psychiatrist with additional qualifications (by examination) in Forensic Psychiatry. I have been in practice for over 35 years. Since 1989, I have been involved in Forensic Psychiatry,...

Karen Reimers (Psychiatrist | Expert Consultant)

Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Reimers is an experienced expert witness in will contests, testamentary capacity, undue influence, and addictions. Board certified in Psychiatry in the USA and Canada, she is active in clinical, teaching...

Bernard S. Rappaport, M.D. (Bernard S. Rappaport, M.D., A Medical Corporation)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Bernard S. Rappaport, M.D. has been in the private practice of psychiatry in the San Francisco Bay area of California for more than forty years. Over the past thirty years, Dr. Rappaport has been retained...

Brian P Jacks MD

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Brian P Jacks Md is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at USC and doubly board certified in adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. He has over 30 years experience in forensic matters including personal...

David E. Arredondo (Applied Neuroscience)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Arredondo is an impeccably trained and experienced forensic psychiatrist who specializes in Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is a graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School-...

Colin G Koransky PhD

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Koransky is a highly experienced clinician and expert witness with a winning record in the courtroom. He conducts psychological and psychiatric evaluations in cases involving personal injury, post...

Samuel Miles (Samuel I. Miles, MD, PHD)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Miles provides consultations, reports, and expert testimony to both plaintiffs and defendants in litigated civil and criminal matters. He has qualified as expert in state and federal courts to provide...

Richard J Frances MD

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Richard Frances, MD, is an expert in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry. He was the founding president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Past President and Medical Director of Silver Hill...

Steven Richeimer, M.D.

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Richeimer is board certified in pain medicine, psychiatry, and anesthesiology. His areas of expertise are pain management, neuropathic pain, back pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (aka Reflex Sympathetic...

Liza H Gold, MD

Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Gold is an experienced psychiatrist, with board certifications in both Clinical and Forensic Psychiatry. She has unique expertise in forensic evaluations in employment litigation, such as sexual harassment,...

Alan J. Waldman, M.D. (Forensic Psychiatrist Forensic Neuropsychiatrist)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: My areas of expertise are the evaluation of sequelae from head injuries, criminal cases of all types including post conviction death sentence evaluations, both mitigating circumstances and aggravating...

Michael J. Amiel (Michael Amiel,M.D.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I have 27 years experience in the field of psychiatry which includes providing opinions in civil and criminal litigation issues. My opinions are based mostly on direct clinical contact with defendants...

Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA (Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corporation)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Mark Levy, a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association , is a graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry...

ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 20 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, insurance agencies, government entities and many other industries with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts...

Debra S Borys, Ph.D., FABPF (Forensic & Clinical Psychologist)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Borys is a UCLA-educated forensic,clinical & health psychologist and diplomate in forensic psychology. She provides emotional damages assessment, case consultation on psych issues, lit review, & review...

Brian Crowley, M.D.

Location: District of Columbia
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Crowley, a Yale Medical School graduate, specializes in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis. He is Past Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland....

Lawrence S. Mayer, MD, MS, PhD

Location: Arizona and Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Mayer is an independent consultant and scholar that holds the position of Visiting Fellow, Program in Integrative Knowledge and Human Flourishing, Harvard University. He has been a full-time tenured...

Suzanne Dupee

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 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...

Brian M Zimnitzky

Location: Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Zimnitzky is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry. He provides forensic consultation to attorneys and courts in both civil and criminal...

Jane K McNaught (Jane K. McNaught, Ph.D.)

Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jane McNaught is a psychologist with both a Clinical and Forensic practice. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Ph.D. in 1982. She is also a Board Certified Forensic Psychologist....

Mitchell H. Dunn

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Mitchell H. Dunn, M.D. is a sub-specialty board-certified forensic psychiatrist who spends the vast majority of his time as the forensic director of a state hospital forensic psychiatry program. He has...

Robert Scott Johnson (San Francisco Psychiatry)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Harvard/Mass General-trained forensic psychiatrist, double Board Certified (ABPN) in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. 20+ academic peer-reviewed publications on various topics in forensic psychiatry....

Roy H. Lubit MD, Ph.D.

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Roy Lubit MD, Ph.D. is board certified in forensic psychiatry, child psychiatry and general psychiatry. He has special expertise in evaluating emotional trauma in children and adults (post traumatic stress...

National Medical Consultants, P.C.

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: National Medical Consultants, P.C. is the premiere medical review team from some of the finest institutions in the country. Initial screening based on the summary of your medical malpractice case is always...

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...

Gil Lichtshein (Gil Lichtshein, MD, PA)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lichtshein is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and his areas of expertise include disability, workers comp, civil and criminal cases, fitness for duty, competency and...

Matthew J Steiner (Expedient Medicolegal Services)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: As a board certified psychiatrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, Dr. Steiner brings a broad range of experience and interests through his 11+ years of experience providing mental...

Anasseril E Daniel (Daniel Forensic Psychiatric Services)

Location: Missouri
Areas of Expertise: I am a Forensic Psychiatrist with thirty plus years of experience. My area of expertise includes Suicide in jails and prisons I provide case analysis, expert consultation and testimony in litigation...

MRK Medical Consultants

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MRK Medical Consultants, founded in 1975, is a physician owned company and has been providing comprehensive analysis of personal injury cases for the legal, professional and insurance industry by providing...

Roger K Pitman, M.D.

Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pitman is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and clinician focusing on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He is board-certified...

Maurice Preter, MD (Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Neurology)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Maurice Preter, MD is an experienced private practice and academic psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist and neurologist in New York City. He is part of a limited number of fully dually trained and board...

Roger Z Samuel (Boca Raton Psychiatric Group)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr Roger Z Samuel is a forensic psychiatrist with four psychiatry board certifications in general, forensic, child/adolescent and geriatric psychiatry. He provides expert services in disability evaluations,...

Duke Forensic Psychiatry Associates

Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: *Evidence-based forensic consultation by senior members of Duke Faculty. See below. *Wide range of experience and expertise. *Call about your needs and you will be referred by Dr. Looney to the correct...

Park Dietz (Park Dietz & Associates, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PD&A offers forensic experts in a wide range of disciplines based in medicine, psychology, nursing, social work, law enforcement, security, and laboratory forensic science. The disciplines we cover have...

Pogos H. Voskanian, M.D. (General and Forensic Psychiatry)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Voskanian is a Clinical and Forensic Psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, who specializes in applications of scientific and...

Harold J. Bursztajn (Accredited Psychiatry & Medicine)

Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Specializes in Forensic Psychiatry, Medical & Psychiatry Malpractice, Managed Health Care, Informed Consent, Professional Ethics, Addiction, Product Liability, Assessments of Workplace Violence and Dangerousness,...

Ronald H. Roberts, PhD, ABPP

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Roberts has been working in the field of psychology for over 40 years. He has been practicing forensic psychology and neuropsychology for over 30 years and has been involved in over 3000 forensic cases....

Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC (Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Steinberg has worked as a geriatrician, family physician and hospice physician in San Diego County since 1992. He is a Past President and current President-Elect of the California Association of Long...

Martin H Williams (Williams Forensic Mental Health Services)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Martin H. Williams has never failed to qualify as an expert in any Criminal, Civil or Administrative matter. He is an experienced psychological expert who has given sworn expert testimony in over 180...

Vernon M. Neppe, MD, PhD, FRSSAf, BN&NP, DFAPA, FFPsych, MMed, DSPE, DPsM, FRCPC-10 (Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute)

Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Internationally renowned neuropsychiatrist, behavioral neurologist, psychopharmacologist, psychiatrist, epileptologist, in-demand communicator, civil forensic expert (defense or plaintiff), peer-respected...

Cindy H. Feng, J.D., Psy.D (Expedient Medicolegal Services)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Cindy H. Feng, J.D., Psy.D. earned her B.A. in East Asian Studies from Yale University in 2003 where she graduated magna cum laude. She then went on to Harvard Law School where she received a J.D....

Gloria M Kardong (Gloria M. Kardong, MD, DFAPA)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Gloria M. Kardong, M.D. is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist who has been in full time private practice in Palo Alto, CA for the past 25 years. She is Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and...