Winstead University: Ethics and Working with Experts

Presented by Scott Van Meter of Berkeley Research Group


This session will provide a review of the law on the admissibility of and discovery related to expert and opinion testimony. In addition, it will provide practical advice for identifying and retaining the right expert, ethically working with experts and deposing your opponent’s experts. Topics and ethical questions to be explored will include:

  • The ethical limits on dictating an expert witness’ opinions.
  • How providing expert witnesses with documents and information that paint a one-sided and/or incomplete story of the facts is unethical.
  • The ethics of using an expert that does not meet the Daubert/Robinson requirements.
  • The unethical use of an expert witness to tell the jury what the law is, supplanting the role of the judge.

11:30 a.m.  Lunch available
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Presentation

This course has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1 credit hour.

North Carolina CLE is pending.

Live in Austin, Texas

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401 Congress Avenue
Suite 2100
Austin, Texas 78701
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Webcast/videoconference available in these other Winstead offices:

Winstead PC
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 2000
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

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2728 N. Harwood Street
Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75201

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Suite 1700
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

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Suite 5200
Houston, Texas 77002

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300 Convent Street
Suite 2700
San Antonio, Texas  78205

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24 Waterway Avenue
Suite 500
The Woodlands, Texas 77380

For information on attending, contact Marianne Lee at

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