Jails & Prisons Expert Witnesses

Law & Legal Expert Witness Listings

Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding jails and prisons may be found here. Jail and prison experts found on this page may consult on issues involving prison policies and procedures, physical restraints, and female inmate issues. These experts may provide reports on jail safety, strip searches, and penitentiaries. Expert witnesses found through this page may also testify regarding correctional facilities, the criminal justice system, imprisonment, incarceration, correctional facilities standards of care, the juvenile justice system, and inmates, as well as related issues.

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Jeff Eiser (Jail Expert - Jail Operations Expert Witness and Consultant - Corrections Expert)
Jeff Eiser has over 29 years of practical work experience in the operation and administration of one of the largest local corrections systems in the United States. He has extensive experience and expertise in the daily operation and staffing of small,... Learn More ›

Stan Kephart (Kephart Consulting, LLC)
Unrivaled qualifications in Police and Security Best Practices. Olympic Games Security Administrator, Retired Police Chief, Probation Chief, & Concert Public Safety Director. Qualified in Large Public Venue Policing & Security, Preempting School Shootings,... Learn More ›

Tim Gravette (Gravette Consulting LLC)
Tim Gravette is a retired Associate Warden with the Federal Bureau of Prisons with 20 years of experience. He has worked in eight different facilities which included all security levels with two being administrative institutions. He has been in positions... Learn More ›

Victor D Lofgreen (Victor Lofgreen PhD)
Dr. Lofgreen specializes in jail and prison litigation, criminal sentence mitigation, and alternative sentence plans. He conducts case analysis and produces reports, and testifies in topical areas that include: death in custody, use of force, proper... Learn More ›

Lisa Boesky (Jail Suicide Expert )
Dr. Lisa Boesky is a Jail Suicide expert. She is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has spent over 25 years focusing on Correctional Suicide. Dr. Lisa conducts audits/reviews of Jail Suicide Prevention Programs, presents Correctional Suicide workshops... Learn More ›
Paul M. Adee (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Paul Adee is a corrections expert with over three decades of experience in correctional and courthouse facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic, Paul’s forensic casework involves the policies, procedures,...
Scott A. DeFoe (On-Scene Consulting Group, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Retired Sergeant II+1 Los Angeles Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). I worked numerous assignments during my 29-year law enforcement career to include: SWAT, K9, Vice, Narcotics, Jail...
Tony Turnbull (Turnbull Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired Sergeant with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office. I have over 30 years of law enforcement experience. I'm currently providing consulting and expert witness services, instructor with...
Randy I Atlas (Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Founded in 1988, Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc., is a female - owned minority business enterprise which provides expert consultation in such areas as: compliance audits for the Americans With Disabilites...
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,...
Michael D McMunn NP CCHP-MH, CCHP-A (Nurse and Nurse Practitioner Standard of Care)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Providing professional services in correctional healthcare legal proceedings. Specializing in nurse and nurse practitioner standard of care determination. Experience testifying: NP, CNS, PA, RN,...
Robert J. Marcello, Ph.D., LCP, CCHP (Evidence Solutions, Inc. )
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Marcello is a Correctional Healthcare Professional (CCHP) with over 30 years of clinical, administrative, and forensic experience in a variety of healthcare and behavioral health settings. As a Licensed...
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...
Steven J Helfand
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Helfand is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of direct Correctional Mental Health and Health leadership experience. He has overseen the mental health and health service delivery in over 50...
Ron Martinelli (Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Referred to by respected and experienced law enforcement and security civil and criminal attorneys as “The expert’s expert.” Representing agency defense and concerned plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys...
David M Mathis MD CCHP-P FAAFP (Correctional Medicine Expert)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 20+ years’ experience in a variety of correctional settings and experience including emergency care, acute care, hospice care and utilization management. Corrections Physician at 2500 inmate California...
Lenard Vare (Carsel & Ayves, Inc.)
Location: California and Texas
Areas of Expertise: Lenard Vare has over 28 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He served as a prison Warden with the State of Nevada for four years managing various...
Christine Gerchow, PHD (Expedient Medicolegal Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Christine Gerchow, Ph.D., Q.M.E., is a licensed psychologist (PSY29762) and credentialed school psychologist with more than a decade of experience in behavioral healthcare focused on the justice system....
Daniel B Kennedy (Forensic Criminology Associates, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Daniel B. Kennedy began his career in criminal justice and security administration as a civilian crime analyst with the Detroit Police Department in 1966. Over the next decade, Dr. Kennedy also served...
Benjamin O. Warren, Jr. (Hot Pursuit, Inc. - Police Practices &           Law Enforcement Expert & Consultant  )
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Executive Summary: * I have been involved in law enforcement since 1980. * In the recent 12 month period (June 2023 to June 2024), I have consulted on twelve cases for both plaintiff...
Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness and consultant specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural...
Michael Gerard (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Michael Gerard Police Practices & Premises Security Expert Michael Gerard is an expert in Police Practices and Premises Security with 25 years of professional experience in law enforcement. Mike’s...
George C. Klein, Ph.D. (Oakton  Community College (retired))
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Areas of Expertise: Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Mentally Ill, Police, Police Apprehension of the Mentally Ill, Police Policies and Procedures, Crisis Intervention Teams, Jail Suicide. George C....
Salma S. Khan, M.D. (Salma S. Khan, M.D.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I graduated from the Stanford University Psychiatry Residency program in 1998. I have been board certified in Psychiatry since 2000. I have subspecialty certification in Consultation-liaison psychiatry. I...
Linda Bernard, RN, CCHP-RN (Linda Bernard Consulting)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Linda Bernard Consulting provides an array of independent consulting services to attorneys, jails, prisons and insurance carriers. Services include development and/or review of Correctional Health Care, ...
Hayden P Smith (University of South Carolina)
Location: South Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Hayden P. Smith is a Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of South Carolina. His principal focus of study is the intersection of the criminal justice and public health systems....
Lawrence M. Hunter (LMH Consulting Services)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: Lawrence Hunter, PhD, was a captain from the Waterbury Police Department in Waterbury, Connecticut. During his time, he instructed numerous courses, including Implicit Bias, Human Behavior (psychology),...
Sean Price (Titan National Consulting Group, LLC)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Sean Price is a correctional professional with over 24 years of service with the Federal Bureau of Prisons that encompassed various employment positions of increased responsibility. ▪ Possesses knowledge...
Jerry Rodriguez (JR Investigative and Consulting Group (FL. A 3200081  C 3200062))
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: All States Use of Force (Lethal and Less Lethal) -Investigative policies and procedures, review, adjudication, and reality-based training scenarios Police Corruption / Internal Administrative Investigations Vice...
Joseph E Gunja (Simco Correctional Consulting LLC)
Location: Missouri
Areas of Expertise: I am President and CEO of Simco Correctional Consulting LLC. My expert witness services include prison, jails and detention, and I work on both plaintiff and defendant cases. I have been an expert witness...
Susan Minter (SUSAN MINTER DNP APRN LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Minter is a double board certified AANP nurse practitioner, in both family and adult specialties. She has over 35 years experience in healthcare, and currently is a primary care provider in one of...
Jails & Prisons FAQs

What is a jails & prisons expert witness?

A jails and prisons expert witness is a professional who possesses expertise in the management, policies, procedures, and regulations associated with the operation of correctional facilities.

What is the role of a jails & prisons expert witness?

A jails and prisons expert witness provides expert opinions, analysis, and testimony related to the operations and management of correctional facilities in legal cases.

How much can a person make as a jails & prisons expert witness?

Jails & prisons expert witnesses can earn compensation somewhere between $200 and $400 per hour, or greater in certain cases. The expert and retaining attorney will negotiate the exact fee.

What are the qualifications of a jails & prisons expert witness?

A jails & prisons expert witness is qualified to provide expert opinions on correctional facility operations and conditions.

In a lawsuit, how is evidence gathered by a jails & prisons expert witness?

A jails and prisons expert witness gathers evidence through site visits, interviews with staff and inmates, reviewing policies and procedures, and analyzing data to provide an informed opinion in a lawsuit.

In what type of cases might expert testimony be heard from a jails & prisons expert witness?

Expert testimony from a jails and prisons expert witness may be heard in cases involving inmate rights, prison conditions, use of force, security procedures, and other issues related to the criminal justice system.