Neuropsychologist Paul M. Richards authored the excellent article, The Neuropsychologist as Expert Witness: Testimony in Civil and Criminal Cases. The article appears in Psychological Injury and Law and covers issues such as:


  • Admissibility
  • Burden and standards of proof
  • Differences between civil vs. criminal
  • Settings
  • Trial procedures
  • Ethics
  • Preparation
  • Retention agreement
  • Direct examination
  • Cross-examination


The article concludes that superior preparation is essential.


The author, Paul M. Richards Ph.D., is a member of the SEAK Expert Witness Directory