Blindspot Episode 2: Forensic Science – How Attorneys Select Forensic Experts

Shawn Warner is a 25-year veteran Chicago trial lawyer. In this post, we are going to discuss the role of the forensic expert. Why hire forensic experts? What do lawyers look for when hiring forensic experts?

 

Shawn Warner is licensed in Illinois but also works on cases across the United States.  He has worked on many medical malpractice cases, personal injury cases, and business litigation.  He frequently employs expert witnesses to testify in court.  

 

Shawn has gathered knowledge on what qualifies an expert witness to testify in court, what juries expect and accept in expert witnesses, and helpful tips on how expert witnesses should approach their testimony in court. Many of his previous cases have proved how invaluable a forensic expert can be when helping the jury understand and reach a verdict on the case.

 

Forensic experts help explain complicated issues brought into the courtroom so that the jury can understand the case and reach a decision.  They must have real-world experience as well as a strong education to prove that they are an expert in their field.

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Now listen in with audio and video forensic expert, Ed Primeau, and Chicago trial lawyer, Shawn Warner, as they discuss the qualifications and importance of forensic expert witnesses in court. Subscribe to receive the latest Blindspot episodes downloaded to your computer or portable device. 

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