Jonathan H Mack

Dr. Jonathan H Mack

Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology Services, P.C.
800 Denow Rd. Suite S
Pennington , NJ 08534
Office: 609-890-8844
Fax: 609-890-8817
Introduction

Jonathan H. Mack, Psy.D., ABN is a Board Certified Neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist in NJ and PA, a member of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Dr. Mack is a nationally recognized expert in forensic mental health evaluations of homicide cases, as well as in Child Custody, Civil Cases, Parental Capacity, Fitness for Duty of Public Safety Personnel, as well as in forensic matters involving neuropsychological evaluation of children including best interest of the child and academic accommodations and needs. Civil cases include Workers Compensation, auto accidents, toxic brain injury, medical malpractice, testamentary competence and any civil matter where psychological or neuropsychological damages or civil capacity are at issue. Areas of expertise include mental state at the time of a crime, civil competency, competency to stand trial and to waive rights, parental fitness, best interest of the child, psychological and neuropsychological damages in a wide range of civil cases with adults and children, malingering, traumatic brain injury, dementia/stroke, posttraumatic stress disorder, ADHD, Autism Spectrum, Dissociative Disorders, co-morbid brain injury and mental health disorders, Intellectual Disability, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse and Neglect, etc.

Dr. Mack is the co-author of The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo, the DC Sniper with Carmeta Albarus (Columbia University Press, 2012). Dr. Mack has testified over 200 times in State and Federal court in NJ, PA, DE, VA, NY and NV. Dr. Mack has worked in numerous states on criminal cases including NJ, PA, DE, VA, FL, AL, MI. NV, and CA.

Dr. Mack has been the Director of Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology Services and Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Associates since 1992. Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Associates provides clinical neuropsychological and psychological services to adults and children, focusing on Workers Compensation, auto accident cases and children with ADHD, Autism Spectrum and Learning Disorders as well as working in the broad area of behavioral medicine.

Dr. Mack received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a neuropsychology specialization track from the Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology (APA-approved) and completed his APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at the Irving Schwartz Institute for Children and Youth and the Philadelphia Psychiatric Center. He was a clinical instructor in the department of neurology of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School when he first began private practice. Dr. Mack has a team of clinicians who together supply a full range of clinical and forensic neuropsychological and psychological services. Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology Services, PC and Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Associates are both training sites for pre-doctoral externs and post-doctoral fellows in neuropsychology and psychology.


Areas of Expertise
  • Adoptions
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Brain Injury
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Custody
  • Child Psychology
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Disability
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Law
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Malingering
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Termination

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: NJ Psychology License Number #35SI00232100
PA Licensed Psychologist PS004877-L
Diplomate, American Board of Professional Neuropsychology
Registrant, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Diplomate and Senior Analyst, American Board of Disability Analysts
Diplomate, American Academy of Traumatic Stress
Dipplomate American Academy of Pain Management
PTSD Disability Evaluator for the Veteran’s Administration through Logistics Health Inc.
Registrant, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Board of Forensic Examiners, Diplomate
National Center for Crisis Management, Diplomate in Collaboration with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
The National Academy of Neuropsychology
American Psychological Association, Divisions of Neuropsychology and Private Practice
American Academy of Pain Management, Diplomate
American Board of Disability Analysts, Diplomate and Senior Analyst
School Psychologist, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1985 (not maintained)
New Jersey Psychological Association
New Jersey Brain Injury Association


Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Clinical Instructor of Neurology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School 1989-1994;
Supervision of Postdoctoral Residents in Psychology, 1988 to present;
"An Overview of Pervasive Developmental Disorders for the Criminal Defense Attorney", Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2/08;
"Everything I know I learned from Experts," CLE for Members of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the District of NV" with NV Office of the Federal Defender, 11/07;
"Communication and Other Issues in the Attorney-Client Relationship with Clients with Personality Disorders." A two-day course to the Nevada Capital Habeas Unit, Office of the Federal Defender, Las Vegas, NV, 11/07;
"Representing the Accused in a Capital Trial," Faculty, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Temple University School of Law, 8/07 and 8/05;
"The Brain: What are the Parts, What do the Parts Do, And When Do Those Parts Develop," "Youth As a Mitigating Factor: Capital Cases Mitigation Series," King of Prussia, PA, 02/07 and Harrisburg, PA 04/07.
For more, see C.V.

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Upwards of 1500 times.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Forensic Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Neruopsychology, Child Psychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuropsychological and psychological effects of accidents, toxic exposure, posttraumatic stress disorder, medical malpractice, etc./IME's, Competency to stand trial and waive rights, competency to execute a will and related maaters, Diminished Capacity, Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Neuropsychological Mitigation in Capital Murder, Fitness for Duty and Employment in Public Safety and Other Personnel, Parental Fitness/Bonding/Child Custody, Disability Determinations for SSDI and Private Carriers, Risk Assessment of the Sexually Violent Predator, Workers Compensation Benefits, Malingering and Symptom Evaluation, Etc.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 60%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 40%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: As a guess, about thirty.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Approximately 7/19. I testify, however, on average, of twice a month.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Upwards of 150.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Upwards of 150
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1988
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Neuropsychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluation
Fitness for Duty Evaluation
IME's
Disability Determinations
Records Reviews/Peer Reviews
Competency Evaluations
Mental State at the Time of the Crime Evaluations
Clinical Services including neuropsychological and psychological evaluation, psychotherapy, cognitive rehabilitation and biofeedback (through my group practice).
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $350/hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $350 per hour for my time, $275 per hour by licensed clinician, $200 per hour by post-doctoral fellows, and $95 per hour for administrative staff (administrative staff is to perform organizational tasks only).
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $350 per hour door to door.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $350 per hour door to door.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel fee not for Testimony/Deposition $175 per hour;
Neuropsychological and Psychological Test Administration and Scoring by Doctoral level assistants $200 per hour; Neuropsychological and Psychological Test Administration and Scoring by MA level assistant $125 per hour


References

References upon request.