Maryland Family & Education Expert Witnesses

Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding family and education can be located on this page. The experts found on this page may consult on issues involving child custody, child abuse, and child safety. These legal professionals may provide reports and opine under oath concerning family law, family practice, education & schools, and spousal abuse, among other topics.

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Featured Experts
Steve C Imber, LLC (Psychoeducational Consultants)
A Special Education expert for five decades, Dr. Imber served as a professor in his field from 1973 until 2021. He serves as a special education advocate, consultant to attorneys, parents and schools. He is a special education independent educational evaluator and a special education expert witness. 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 ›

Monique Burns (PSU, LLC)
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. Dr. Burns has had a private clinical practice... Learn More ›

Stephanie Wolf (Maven Psychology Group)
Dr. Wolf is a licensed 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 including but not limited to the following: Child... Learn More ›

Jon D. Sand, Ed.D., M.S.
Dr. Jon D. Sand is an expert in pre-K-12 Education and Student Support Services in Higher Education. With over 30 years of direct experience, he holds multiple requisite education teaching and administrative credentials, having completed a Doctor of Education... Learn More ›


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Family & Education FAQs

What is a family & education expert witness?

A family and education expert witness may be called to testify about the family dynamic in a particular case or the educational system in general. The expert witness may also be asked to provide opinions about the best interests of a child or the impact of a particular educational program on a child’s development.

What is the role of a family & education expert witness?

A family & education expert witness offers expertise on issues relating to family dynamics, education policies, and child development.

How much can a person make as a family & education expert witness?

Family & education 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 family & education expert witness?

An expert witness in family & education should possess expertise in family law, education policy, and the impact of family dynamics on child development.

What type of evidence is reviewed in a lawsuit by a family & education expert witness?

A family and education expert witness may review various types of evidence in a lawsuit, including educational records, family history, psychological evaluations, and other relevant documents to provide expert testimony.

In what type of cases might expert testimony be heard from a family & education expert witness?

Expert testimony from a family and education expert witness may be heard in cases involving child custody, adoption, special education, school discipline, and other legal matters related to family and education.