Suicide Expert Witnesses

Psychologists & Psychiatrists Expert Witness Listings

Suicide expert witnesses and consultants may be found here. The professionals found through this page may advise regarding suicide attempts, suicide rates, and suicidal ideation. These experts may provide reports and testimony concerning self-harm, suicidal acts, suicide intervention, suicide by cop, assisted suicide, and murder-suicide, among other topics.

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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 ›

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 ›

Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA (Medical Director of Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P., a nationwide expert witness firm)
Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P. (fpamed) is a national consulting firm with offices in California, Nevada and North Carolina assisting litigating attorneys. The firm includes 15 board certified forensic psychiatrists, 7 forensic neuropsychiatrists... Learn More ›

Sanjay G. Adhia, MD (Adhia & Associates, Forensic Psychiatry)
Dr. Adhia is a triple Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist based in Houston, TX. He testifies nationally. He is uniquely Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine in civil, criminal, and military jurisdictions. Adolescent &... Learn More ›

Ellika McGuire (Ellika McGuire MD PLLC)
Dr. McGuire is a double board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst with seven years full-time clinical experience evaluating and treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders in patients of all ages, from diverse backgrounds.... Learn More ›
Sandip Buch (Skypiatrist)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Sandip Buch, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist and native english speaker with over 20 years of experience treating psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, Obsessive...
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...
Elliott B. Rosenbaum, Psy.D., ABPP (Rosenbaum Psychological Group, LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Johns Hopkins trained board certified clinical psychologist (top 4%) and former active duty U.S. Navy psychologist, serving as chief clinical and forensic psychologist for southeast region and head of...
Mariann F. Cosby DNP, MPA, RN, PHN, CEN, NE-BC, LNCC, CLCP, CCM, MSCC, CSN, FAEN (MFC Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MFC Consulting provides an array of independent consulting services to attorneys and insurance carriers. Services include development and /or review of Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Medical...
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...
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 S. Mayer, MD, MS, PhD
Location: Arizona and Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Mayer is an expert on the use of epidemiology, statistics and biostatistics in addressing issues of general causation in a clinical, regulatory or policy setting. He has worked on a wide range...
James S Cawood (Factor One)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Cawood is President of Factor One which is a California based corporation specializing in violence risk assessment, threat assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations....
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...
David J McIntyre (Behavioral Science Consulting)
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Dr. McIntyre is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience. He is among a small percentage (4%) of Licensed Clinical Psychologists who are Board Certified. This means that...
Gabor Vari, MD (Gabor Vari MD Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a double Ivy League trained and two-time Jeopardy! champion general adult psychiatrist with over 15 years experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatment of a broad spectrum of psychiatric...
Henry M. Storper, MD
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Board Certified Psychiatrist and Forensic Psychiatrist Henry M. Storper, MD, has a private practice, providing outpatient and inpatient care. Dr. Storper has been in practice for 40 years. FORENSIC...
Jorien Campbell, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jorien Campbell graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed...
Jay Slosar, PhD (Expedient Medicolegal Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Jay Slosar, Ph.D., Q.M.E., has been in private practice for 30 years as a licensed psychologist and provided direct clinical and consulting services in a variety of diverse settings. Dr. Slosar received...
Maurice Preter, MD (Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Neurology)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. med. Maurice Preter, MD is a psychiatrist, neuropsychiatrist, psychopharmacologist and neurologist based in New York City with close to four decades' worth of experience in the medical profession....
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...
Amy E. Du Beau (Matanuska Forensic Science)
Location: Alaska
Areas of Expertise: Dr A. E. Du Beau, PhD, MS, BS, is a neuroscientist with special expertise in forensics. Neuroscience investigates all aspects of the brain’s functionality, inclusive of neurochemical and anatomical processes...
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...
David Y. Kan, M.D., D.F.A.S.A.M. (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Kan is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp (www.fpamed.com) a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice. Dr. David Kan...
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,...
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...
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...
Tyler M Durns, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Tyler Durns graduated with Honors from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and minors in Psychology and Chemistry. He then went on to earn his Medical...
Martin H Williams (Williams Forensic Mental Health Services (Offices in Northern and Southern California))
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Martin H. Williams has offices in San Jose, Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento and San Diego. He has never failed to qualify as an expert in any Criminal, Civil or Administrative matter. He is...
Charles Saldanha, MD, FAPA (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Saldanha is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp (www.fpamed.com) a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice. Charles...
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...
John R Puls, LCSW, MCAP (Puls Forensics )
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: John Puls is a licensed psychotherapist, master's certified addiction professional, and qualified expert witness located in Florida. Mr. Puls specializes in substance abuse, mental health, addictions treatment...
Suicide FAQs

What is a suicide expert witness?

A suicide expert witness is a mental health professional with specialized knowledge and experience in suicide prevention, risk assessment, and intervention, providing expert testimony in legal cases related to suicide, mental health, and liability.

What is the role of a suicide expert witness?

A suicide expert witness can provide testimony on issues related to suicide prevention, risk assessment, and postvention support.

How much can a person make as a suicide expert witness?

Suicide expert witnesses may earn between $175 and $400 per hour, or more in some circumstances. The exact fee is agreed upon between the expert and the retaining lawyer.

What are the qualifications of a suicide expert witness?

A suicide expert witness should have knowledge of suicide prevention, crisis management, and mental health assessment.

What type of evidence is reviewed in a lawsuit by a suicide expert witness?

A suicide expert witness may review various types of evidence, including medical records, witness statements, and psychological evaluations, to provide insight into the individual's mental state and potential factors contributing to their suicide.

In what type of cases would testimony be required from a suicide expert witness?

Testimony from a suicide expert witness may be required in cases involving suicide prevention, mental health evaluations, wrongful death lawsuits, and criminal cases where suicide is a factor.