Florida Social Work/Social Services Expert Witnesses

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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 ›

Nicol Stolar-Peterson, PsyD, LCSW, BCD
Child Abuse/Child Welfare Expert national practice. Completed over 1000 child abuse investigations and interviews, 100’s of removals, 100’s of foster care and adoptive placements. 11 years of field experience working in child protective services as a... Learn More ›

Park Dietz (Park Dietz & Associates, Inc.)
PD&A offers forensic experts in psychiatry, psychology, neuropsychology, neurology, pathology, nursing, social work, criminal behavior analysis, police, corrections, security, and toxicology. For the 25 years we've been operating as a group we've consistently... Learn More ›

Shreya Mandal, JD, LCSW (Mitigation Specialist/ Social Work Expert Witness)
Shreya Mandal JD, LCSW has been contracting as a capital mitigation specialist with the Military Commissions Defense Organization (MCDO) since May, 2020. She provides capital defense mitigation for a high-value detainee in Guantanamo, Cuba, while working... Learn More ›

Matthew Madaus
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience leading behavioral health executives and agencies. I have been providing expert witness services for approximately six years, consulted on 46 cases, and testified 7 times, with all... Learn More ›
Abigail Rich, LCSW (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Abigail Rich is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who applies her experience to forensic investigations related to the safety and supervision of children within social services. Abigail approaches...
Lisa Thorsen, Ed.D., C.R.C., C.P.S.I. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Lisa Thorsen, Ed.D., C.R.C., C.P.S.I. Expert in Supervision, Education, Rehabilitation, and Disability Lisa is an expert in safety and supervision issues within care facilities. She has 30 years...
Suzanne Rodriguez, Ed.D., M.S.W., P.P.S.C., C.P.S.I. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Suzanne Rodriguez, Ed.D., M.S.W., P.P.S.C., C.P.S.I. School Administration & Social Work Expert Dr. Suzanne Rodriguez is an expert in school administration and social work. Having worked in both a...
Danielle Dieterich, MA, JD (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Danielle Dieterich is a Supervised Care & Behavioral Health Expert with two decades of experience in the management of clinical programs and residential care facilities including day habilitation, community...
Theresa Kreider, Ed.D. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Special Education & School Administration Expert Dr. Theresa Kreider is a special education and school administration expert with over 30 years of experience in the field of public education. She has...
Staci B. Weiner, Psy.D., APIT (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Staci Weiner is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience. In her forensic casework, Dr. Weiner investigates claims and personal injury litigation...
Social Work/Social Services FAQs

What is a social work/social services expert witness?

A social work/social services expert witness is a person qualified to testify on issues such as child welfare, family services, mental health, substance abuse, and more.

What is the role of a social work/social services expert witness?

A social work/social services expert witness offers testimony on social services, policies, and practices that support individuals, families, and communities.

How much can a person make as a social work/social services expert witness?

Social work/social services 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 social work/social services expert witness?

Expert witness in social work or social services who can provide insight into social service policies and procedures, social work ethics, and best practices in the field.

In legal proceedings, how is evidence gathered by a social work/social services expert witness?

Social work/social services expert witnesses gather evidence through interviews, assessments, and observations of individuals and their environments. They may also review records and collaborate with other professionals to build a comprehensive understanding of the case.

In what type of cases would there be testimony from a social work/social services expert witness?

Social work/social services expert witnesses may provide testimony in cases involving child welfare, domestic violence, mental health, substance abuse, and other areas where their expertise can assist the court in making informed decisions.