Dr. Michael J Perrotti

Michael J Perrotti, PhD, Inc
3 Pointe Dr, Suite 303
Brea , CA 92821
Office: 714-528-0100

Introduction

Dr. Michael J. Perrotti, Ph.D, a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, specializes in Clinical and Forensic Psychology. He has over 30 years of experience with consumers, courts, and counsel including civil, prosecution, defense counsel, family court and the US Government. Dr. Perrotti contributes to the profession as an Expert Witness for the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Enforcement Division, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners and is a government expert on disability for the Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings & Appeals as well as the US Department of Health & Human Services.


Areas of Expertise

  • Brain Injury
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Custody
  • Child Psychology
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychology
  • Sexual Abuse

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: University of Delaware, 1966 – B.A. Degree in Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University, 1968 – M.S. Degree in Clinical Psychology
Alliant International University, 1978 – Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Certified Forensic Expert
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: California Psychological Association - Member
American Psychological Association - Life Member
National Academy of Neuropsychology - Member
National Register of Health Service Psychologists
Inland Southern California Psychological Association
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, USC July 2005-July 2006
Peer-Reviewed Presentations for American College of Forensic Psychology on false confession, methodology of bonding studies, competency, and effects of trauma and PTSD.
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: Over 3,000.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Eye witness in false confession, effects of brain trauma, competency, sanity, child custody, sex offender, neuropsychology, PTSD, competency of a witness, and child sexual abuse allegations.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 65%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 35%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 300
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 6 months ago
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Over 3,000
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Over 3,000
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1993
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Attorney consultation, neuropsychological and forensic psychological testing, specialized psychosexual testing involving alleged sexual offending, and crime scene and death scene assessment.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $400 per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $400 per hour.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Minimum half day required. Half day rate of $2,500.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Minimum half day required. Half day rate of $2,500.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel: $400 per hour.
Accelerated report fee: $1,000.

References

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