Scott Papper, GG, CMA, RGA, AJP, CSMP, CSSP

Scott Papper, GG, CMA, RGA, AJP, CSMP, CSSP

Global Gemology & Appraisals
618 South Federal Highway
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Mobile: 561-866-6730
Office: 888-898-6963
Fax: 888-388-1412
Introduction

Mr. Papper is a fourth generation gem and jewelry professional with experience as an independent appraiser, gemologist, jewelry buyer, pawnbroker, and expert witness. He is one of the most highly credentialed gem and jewelry experts in the country, having earned top industry credentials including Graduate Gemologist (GIA), Certified Master Appraiser (NAJA), Registered Gemologist Appraiser (ISG), Accredited Senior Gemologist (AGA), and Certified Senior Management Professional (JA) to name a few.

Mr. Papper has experience as an expert witness, having provided litigation support and appeared before the Judge in multiple cases involving gems and jewelry. His unique combination of skills, education, and experience allows him to offer litigation support to attorneys, providing them with the essential evidence needed to win their case.


Areas of Expertise
  • Gems & Jewelry Appraisal

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: CREDENTIALS:
• GG - Graduate Gemologist, Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
• CMA - Certified Master Appraiser, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)
• RGA- Registered Gemologist Appraiser, International School of Gemology (ISG)
• AJP - Applied Jewelry Professional, Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
• GD - Graduate Diamonds, Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
• GCS - Graduate Colored Stones, Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
• GP - Graduate Pearls, Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
• CSMP - Certified Senior Management Professional, Jewelers of America (JA)
• CSSP - Certified Senior Sales Professional, Jewelers of America (JA)
• Accredited Senior Gemologist, Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA)
• Certified Cultured Pearl Specialist, Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA)
• Accredited Gemological Laboratory, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
• Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA) - Voting Member
• Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA) - Alumni
• Gemological Institute of America (GIA) - Alumni
• International School of Gemology (ISG) - Alumni
• Jewelers of America (JA) - Member
• National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) - Alumni
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No, they have not.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 2
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Gems and jewelry
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 been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Cases have been settled due to my involvement as an expert witness.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Cases have been settled due to my involvement as an expert witness.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 1
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, onsite inspection, appraisal review, research and report writing.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $350
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $350
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Virtual (Zoom call) - $1,000 per hour, with a 1 hour minimum
In Person - $5,000 daily rate, portal to portal
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Virtual (Zoom call) - $1,000 per hour, with a 1 hour minimum
In Person - $5,000 daily rate, portal to portal
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Actual travel and expenses, portal to portal (airfare, hotel, taxi/rental car, etc.)

All other fees such as photography, copying and binding, and shipping and handling are included in my hourly/daily rate.

References

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