Joseph O'Neill

Joe has extensive experience in online journalism and technical writing across a range of legal topics, including personal injury, meidcal malpractice, mass torts, consumer litigation, commercial litigation, and more. Joe spent close to six years working at Expert Institute, finishing up his role here as Director of Marketing. He has considerable knowledge across an array of legal topics pertaining to expert witnesses. Currently, Joe servces as Owner and Demand Generation Consultant at LightSail Consulting.

Joseph O'Neill

1st Place – The Expert Institute’s 2015 Legal Blog Post Writing Contest

Lev Breydo is a J.D. / M.B.A candidate at The University of Pennsylvania. In his submission, Lev examines the expert testimony industry in America, outlining the origins of current expert witness rules, the current state of the expert testimony industry, and the future of expert testimony as a private and independent legal service. Lev’s submission

Posted on January 20, 2015 in News

2nd Place – The Expert Institute’s 2015 Legal Blog Post Writing Contest

Nigel Phiri is a J.D. candidate at Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. Nigel explores the crossroads of private compensation and the reliability of expert testimony in his paper “Follow the Money: the Integrity of the Career Expert Witness.” Examining the development of the American legal framework that regulates the use of expert witnesses, Nigel

Posted on January 20, 2015 in News

3rd Place – The Expert Institute’s 2015 Legal Blog Post Writing Contest

Alexandra Murdocca is a J.D. candidate at Stetson University College of Law. Alexandra argues for the application of common law witness immunity to experts who specialize in the appraisal and verification of artwork, claiming that these experts are, as a group, unfairly burdened by their vulnerability to lawsuits from disgruntled art owners pursuant to the Federal

Posted on January 20, 2015 in News

10 Best Ways to Market Your Law Firm Online

Developing a healthy pipeline of leads and customer prospects for your firm takes hard work - and the right marketing.

Posted on February 17, 2015 in News

Legal Nurse Consultant – Everything You Need to Know

Legal Nurse Consultants are an important part of the legal team at many firms. They help attorneys negotiate the most complicated medical aspects of their cases with insider knowlege gained from years on the front lines of the medical community. Legal nurse consulting can be a rewarding, and potentially lucrative, career path for those with

Posted on February 25, 2015 in Working with Experts

Accounting Expert Witness – Selecting The Best

When it comes to complex financial litigation, an expert witness with the skills and training of an accountant can be an essential part of any case. They can provide answers and insights into the intricacies of company balance sheets or the value of personal property. With a range of specializations, certifications, and professional backgrounds, selecting

Posted on March 10, 2015 in Working with Experts

2015 Best Legal Blog Contest

The Expert Institute’s 2015 Best Legal Blog Contest is now underway! It’s been just one week since the contest was first announced, and we’ve already received more than 500 nominations for blogs representing the full spectrum of the legal blogging environment. Even more are coming in every day (really, every hour). Want to nominate your

Posted on July 23, 2015 in News

Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest – The Results

After two months and more than 35,000 votes The Expert Institute’s first-ever Best Legal Blog Contest has finally come to an end. We were amazed at the response the contest received from the 250 blogs and bloggers who took part – all told, the contest pages received more than 18 thousand social shares across Facebook,

Posted on October 20, 2015 in News

Cannabis Expert Witness: 6 Reasons You Need to Retain One

When defending a client in a case involving marijuana – whether the issue is DUI, possession, or exploiting the medical marijuana system, hiring a cannabis expert witness should be one of the first things that you do. From countering the prosecution’s expertise, to evaluating drug testing methods and police procedures, to educating the jury on

Posted on October 27, 2015 in Working with Experts

2015 Expert Institute Scholarship Winners

In 2015, The Expert Institute once again ran our now-annual Legal Blog Post Writing Contest. We received great submissions from law students all around the country – ranging from serious to lighthearted and everything in between. While dozens of submissions were considered, three posts stood head and shoulders about the rest. They truly deserved a place

Posted on January 5, 2016 in News