Language & Linguistics Expert Witnesses

Law & Legal Expert Witness Listings

You will find language and linguistics expert witnesses and consultants by clicking on one of the following categories. The experts found here may consult regarding speech pathology, applied linguistics, and foreign language teaching. These professionals may provide reports on speech therapy, translation, and inter-cultural communication. They may also testify regarding communication analysis, linguistic analysis, and semantics, as well as related topics.

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Featured Experts
Alan Perlman (Perlman Communications)
I am a professional linguist and communications consultant. I have been practicing forensic linguistics since 1979. I have a Bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Brown University and a Master’s and Doctorate in linguistics from the University of... Learn More ›
Herbert Joe, M.A., M.S., J.D., LL.M., B.C.F.E., C.F.C. (Law Office of Herbert Joe)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Registered Patent Attorney Herbert Joe is a Board Certified Forensic Examiner with 5 degrees, including 3 science degrees (B.S., M.A., M.S. [Cybersecurity]) and 2 law degrees (J.D., LL.M.). He has been...
Timothy Habick ( Reasoning, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Reasoning, Inc. is a group of doctoral-level linguists and logicians with superior understanding of all aspects of language. Our specialties include trademarks, intellectual property, defamation, and linguistic...
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...
Margaret van Naerssen (Independent consultant in applied linguistics)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Margaret van Naerssen, PhD, (Applied Linguistics) is an Expert in Second Language Development, English Language Proficiency Assessment, and Language in Social Contexts). Since 1997, her forensic linguistics...
William G. Eggington (Forensic Linguistics LLC)
Location: Utah
Areas of Expertise: Spanning more than 30 years, Professor Eggington has been a consultant and expert witness in over 85 criminal, civil, federal and state cases including trade mark and contract language disputes, fraudulent...
Language & Linguistics FAQs

What is a language & linguistics expert witness?

A language and linguistics expert witness is a professional with extensive knowledge in the scientific study of language and communication who provides opinions, testimony, and reports to assist in legal cases involving language-related matters.

What is the role of a language & linguistics expert witness?

A language and linguistics expert witness provides expert opinions, analysis, and testimony related to the study of language and communication in legal cases.

How much can a person make as a language & linguistics expert witness?

Language & linguistics 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 language & linguistics expert witness?

A language & linguistics expert witness is qualified to provide expert opinions on issues related to language, communication, and linguistics.

What type of evidence is gathered in a lawsuit by a language & linguistics expert witness?

A language and linguistics expert witness may gather evidence such as language usage, dialects, accents, and communication patterns to provide insight and analysis in a lawsuit.

What type of cases typically involve the testimony of a language & linguistics expert witness?

Cases involving language barriers, interpretation of contracts or agreements, forensic linguistics, and language discrimination are some of the types of cases that may require the testimony of a language and linguistics expert witness.