Kimberly Tangen PhD QME

Dr. Kimberly Tangen PhD QME

8055 W. Manchster Ave Suite 620
Playa Del Rey , CA 90293
Office: 323-538-4779
Fax: 323-978-6119

Introduction

Dr. Tangen is in private practice as a Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist. During her 15 year career, she has conducted more than 100 psychological evaluations with an emphasis on workplace-related psychological injuries and conditions that may impact job performance, including Fitness for Duty. She is available to testify in cases about employment discrimination. Dr. Tangen also performs psychological pre-employment screening for peace officer candidates and meets the training requirements set by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). She opines on many psychological conditions and is skilled in conducting thorough evaluations, reports and testimony. Dr. Tangen is also a California Qualified Medical Evaluator for the Division of Workers' Compensation and testifies in this capacity.

Dr. Tangen is qualified by the State of California to carry out civil commitment examinations, and functional capacity assessments for the determination of social security disability benefits. Dr. Tangen has worked in schools and outpatient clinics where she has evaluated for learning disability, neuropsychological impairment, and diagnostic clarification.

Dr. Tangen conducts evaluations and testifies in jurisdictions across California. Dr. Tangen is available and pleased to offer evaluations and testimony in the United States including Puerto Rico and U.S. Territories. Her practice is bilingual in English and Spanish.


Areas of Expertise

  • Criminology
  • Emotional Trauma
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluation
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Independent Medical Examinations (I.M.E.)
  • Psychology

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Dr. Tangen also performs psychological pre-employment screening for peace officer candidates and meets the training requirements set by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). She is also a credentialed California Qualified Medical Evaluator for the Division of Workers' Compensation.

Dr. Tangen is qualified by the State of California to carry out civil commitment examinations, and functional capacity assessments for the determination of social security disability benefits. Dr. Tangen has worked in schools and outpatient clinics where she has evaluated for learning disability, neuropsychological impairment, and diagnostic clarification.

Dr. Tangen is fluent in Spanish and conducts IMEs and testing in Spanish per professional guidelines. Dr. Tangen holds a Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology in Clinical and Cross-Cultural Psychology, as well as degrees in Organizational Behavior with a focus on Organizational Development, and Spanish.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Psychological Association
California Psychological Association
Los Angeles County Psychological Association
Society for Personality Assessment
National Academy of Neuropsychology.
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?
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Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
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Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
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Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
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Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
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Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
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Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
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Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
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Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Expert testimony, evaluations, Independent Medical Examinations (IME), records review, HR and legal consulting, neuropsychological testing, written reports, EAP and HR, court testimony by deposition and on the stand.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
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Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
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Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
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Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
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Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
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References

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