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

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

Dr. Argumedo is a highly skilled Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist. She has testified in over 40 cases over her more than 10-year career and rendered her opinion in considerably more cases which have settled. She routinely conducts forensic expert... 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 triple Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist. He is among fewer than a dozen Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrists in the US who are also Board-Certified in Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. Adhia testifies in cases across a range of areas of... 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 ›

Kishore J. Thampy

Kishore J. Thampy

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, initially as a staff psychiatrist for the Forensic... 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 ›
MRK Medical Consultants

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...
Matthew J Steiner (Expedient Medicolegal Services)

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...
Gil Lichtshein (Gil Lichtshein, MD, PA)

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

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. Dr. McNaught has been in private practice for over...
Ronald H. Roberts, PhD, ABPP

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

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...
Andrew Levine (Neuropsychological Assessment Specialists)

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...
Maurice Preter, MD (Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Neurology)

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)

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,...
Mitchell H. Dunn

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

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...
Park Dietz (Park Dietz & Associates, Inc.)

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...
Vernon M. Neppe, MD, PhD, FRSSAf, DFAPA, FFPsych, MMed, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, DPsM, FRCPC-10, BN&NP-16 (Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute)

Vernon M. Neppe, MD, PhD, FRSSAf, DFAPA, FFPsych, MMed, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, DPsM, FRCPC-10, BN&NP-16 (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...
Alice R Berkowitz (A Professional Psychology Corporation)

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...
Liza H Gold, MD

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,...
Steven Richeimer, M.D.

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...
Denise C Kellaher (DC Forensics, Inc.)

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...
Beryl Vaughan (ForensicExpertPro)

Beryl Vaughan (ForensicExpertPro)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: A Forensic Psychiatrist or Psychologist is the Expert Witness commonly needed in Probate Litigation, which can be a psychological minefield of conflict--for plaintiff and defense. Add in factors like...
Richard J Frances MD

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

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...
Brian Crowley, M.D.

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....
Brian P Jacks MD

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

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

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...
Duke Forensic Psychiatry Associates

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...
Robert Scott Johnson (San Francisco Psychiatry)

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....
Colin G Koransky PhD

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)

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...
Brian M Zimnitzky

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...
Medical Advisors, Inc./Technical Network Consulting Service

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....
Lawrence S. Mayer, MD, MS, PhD

Lawrence S. Mayer, MD, MS, PhD

Location: Arizona and Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Over the last few years Dr. Mayer has transitioned to being an independent scholar. consultant and Visiting Fellow, Harvard University. Previously he held a variety of faculty appointments in statistics,...
Zachary D Torry (Zachary D. Torry, MD)

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....
Walter E.B. Sipe, MD

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

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...
Roger K Pitman, M.D.

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...
National Medical Consultants, P.C.

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

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...
Patricia A Maisano (Varna LLC)

Patricia A Maisano (Varna LLC)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: I have a history of more than 40 years in nursing, and more than 20 years of those years has been as an experienced witness. I have done every aspect of case work, between mediations, arbitrations, closed...
Alberto M. M. Goldwaser, MD, DLFAPA (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, LLC)

Alberto M. M. Goldwaser, MD, DLFAPA (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, LLC)

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

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....
Gary Freedman-Harvey

Gary Freedman-Harvey

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Freedman-Harvey, a California licensed psychologist, has 25 years of forensic and courtroom experience with litigation related to cognitive impairment in older adults. (See list of selected court trials...
Consolidated Consultants

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,...
American Medical Forensic Specialists

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

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...
David E. Arredondo (Applied Neuroscience)

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

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)

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...
Harold J. Bursztajn (Accredited Psychiatry & Medicine)

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,...