Steven Gaskell

Dr. Steven Gaskell

Psycholegal Assessments, Inc.
2020 Calamos Court, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60563
Mobile: 630-903-9193
Office: 630-780-1085
Fax: 630-780-1001

Dr. Steven Gaskell is a forensic psychologist with expertise in performing a variety of Psycholegal Evaluations. He is currently a licensed psychologist in Illinois, Georgia, and Kansas. He has expertise evaluating individuals with severe mental illness, individuals with sexual deviance issues, and in the assessment of malingering or exaggerating psychological, memory and other symptoms. He utilizes best practices approach in evaluations when choosing methods and psychological testing. Reports are comprehensive outlining the psycholegal abilities or issues that are the focus of the evaluation.

Areas of Expertise
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Malingering
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychology
  • Sanity/Competency to Stand Trial
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination
  • Stalking

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology - 1999 - Minnesota School of Professional Psychology
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ATSA - Clinical Member
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Competency to Stand Trial, Sanity at the time of offense, Sexually Violent Person, Sexually Violent Predator, Sex Offender, Sentencing Hearings, Dispositional Hearings.
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 35
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: October 2023
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 185
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 185
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 24
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Psychological testing, risk assessment, consulting, expert witness testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $300
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $300
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $350
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $350
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: $200 per hour for travel


References upon request.