Robert Edward Capwell

Mr. Robert Edward Capwell

Capwell Consulting Group LLC
138 Sea Grove Main Street #840006
St. Augustine, FL 32080
Mobile: 412-901-3316
Office: 904-201-9688
Introduction

I'm a 34-year background screening industry professional, industry leader, consultant, and expert witness in the background screening industry. I'm considered one of the leading experts in the background screening field and now I serve as a background screening industry expert witness for legal matters pertaining to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) litigation, negligent hiring and retention litigation along with elder abuse and workplace violence cases.


Areas of Expertise
  • Employment
  • Human Resources
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Termination

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Penn State University BS - Business Administration - Management
RIMS-CRMP Risk Management Professional
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Founding Member - National Association of Professional Background Screening
Past Chair, Board of Directors – National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS)
Past Member, Global Board of Directors – Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA)
Pennsylvania State University Behrend Campus – Council of Fellows
The Sam and Irene Black School of Business Advisory Board
RIMS Member
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Robert is a presenter to industry colleagues, recruiters, human resource professionals, and loss prevention practitioners both nationally and internationally. He has presented at state SHRM conferences, HR.com, PBSA, International Vetting and Screening Conference
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: Once
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Negligent Hiring and Elder Abuse Litigation Case
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 100%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 0%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Once
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 01/18/2024
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: None
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: None
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 2 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, Testimony, Report Writing
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: First session is free with a $5,000 retainer to review a case.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $575
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $675
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $675
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: $1,000 per day for onsite meetings and schedule holds
All travel expenses and mileage fees.

References

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