Legal Ethics Expert Witnesses

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Legal ethics expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including criminal law, civil litigation, family law, corporate law, and intellectual property law. Some of the most common legal ethics expert witness specialties also include professional responsibility, legal malpractice, attorney discipline, and conflict of interest. They can opine on the effects of attorney-client privilege, fiduciary duties, ethical violations, standards of care in legal representation, and conflicts of interest.

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Ethics Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Ethics Expert Witness | New York

This expert is fully qualified and equipped with knowledge regarding laws on ethics. He has been qualified as an expert previously. He was the former vice chair, and currently a member, of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. In addition to his legal practices, he also travels throughout the state to various law schools and other legal associations as lecturer...

Legal ethics & Legal Malpractice Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Legal ethics & Legal Malpractice Expert Witness | New York

This expert has been practicing law for over a decade. She completed her undergraduate studies at Columbia University prior to earning her J.D. from Fordham University, where she graduated cum laude and was a member of the Order of the Coif. She is a past Chair of the New York City Bar Association's Committee on Professional Ethics and the Co-Chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics of the...

Legal Ethics Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile


Legal Ethics Expert Witness | Virginia

This highly qualified attorney has been studying legal ethics for over 40 years. He earned his BA cum laude from Carleton University, his LLB summa cum laude from the Université de Sherbrooke, and his LLM from Yale Law School. Additionally, he was Columbia University's Law and Economics Fellow in 1981. Before coming to the US and entering academia, he served as a law clerk for a member of...

Forensic Legal Analysis Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile


Forensic Legal Analysis Expert Witness | Georgia

This expert's professional career has spanned 50 years, while for the past 20 years he has specialized in guiding companies through the CE marking process for products prepared to enter the EU market and for companies in the US who want CE marking on their products for market flexibility and/or liability protection, many of which are medical devices and machinery. This expert conducts forensic...

Bioethics and End-of-Life Decision Making Expert Witness | MinnesotaView profile


Bioethics and End-of-Life Decision Making Expert Witness | Minnesota

This highly-qualified expert has over 15 years of experience in bioethics. He received his BA in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh, where he graduated summa cum laude. He subsequently earned his JD from Georgetown University, graduating cum laude. He then pursued his MA and PhD in philosophy, with a concentration in bioethics, at Georgetown University. He is active in his field as a...

Legal Ethics, Civil Litigation, & Trial Advocacy Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Legal Ethics, Civil Litigation, & Trial Advocacy Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified expert has nearly 40 years of experience as an attorney and focuses on legal ethics, civil litigation, and trial advocacy. She received her BA in political science and business from Texas Christian University before earning her JD from the University of San Diego. She is admitted to practice law in both California and Arizona. She is active in her field as a member of the...

Legal Ethics Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a legal ethics expert witness?

A legal ethics expert witness provides insight on professional conduct, standards, and practices within the legal field. They can testify in cases involving malpractice, conflicts of interest, or other ethical issues.

In what types of cases might I need a legal ethics expert witness?

Legal ethics experts are often needed in cases involving attorney misconduct, malpractice claims, disbarment proceedings, and disputes over attorney fees or fiduciary duties.

Can a legal ethics expert witness help with understanding complex legal procedures?

Yes, a legal ethics expert can clarify complex legal procedures and standards, helping the court understand if there was any deviation from accepted practice.

Are there subspecialties within the field of legal ethics for expert witnesses?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas like criminal law ethics, corporate law ethics, or specific aspects of professional responsibility and conduct.

How does a legal ethics expert witness determine if an attorney has breached their duty to a client?

The expert will review case documents, codes of conduct, and industry standards to determine if there's been a breach of duty. They'll assess whether the attorney's actions align with standard practices.

How does Expert Institute select its Legal Ethics expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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