On what basis is an expert witness judged by a jury?

On what basis is an expert witness judged by a jury?

Dr. Manges PhD | Forensic Psychologist | Expert Witness “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts...
How You Say It Is as Important as What You Say

How You Say It Is as Important as What You Say

“The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet.” –Ann Landers Regardless of the state in which they are testifying, New York, Texas, Illinois, Florida or Ohio to name a few, witnesses, even experts, are subjected to...
Jury trial tips for presenting to the jury –  Use body language

Jury trial tips for presenting to the jury – Use body language

Dr. Ken Manges, PhD Forensic Psychologist In a recent article in DRI (For the Defense, October 2014) two enterprising associate attorneys have taken on the task of mentoring their litigation colleagues by offering tactics in “Speak Psychology.” Although as a forensic...
What is a Vocational Expert?

What is a Vocational Expert?

By Dr. Ken Manges, PhD | Forensic Psychologist Within the litigation arena there are multiple experts that are called upon to assist the trier of fact (the juror). One such expert called to testify by plaintiff and or defense is a vocational expert.  Vocational...
What is a Vocational Evaluator? – Part One

What is a Vocational Evaluator? – Part One

Dr. Ken Manges, PhD | Forensic Psychologist Vocational evaluators are asked to assess persons who Have a desire to enter the workforce or change jobs/careers. Evaluate the disabled worker seeking to return to the workforce post injury. Determine the earning potential...