2024-191: How to Be a Great Expert Witness Business Valuation, Damages, and Fraud


2024-191: How to Be a Great Expert Witness Business Valuation, Damages, and Fraud







2024-191: How to Be a Great Expert Witness Business Valuation, Damages, and Fraud

**Webinar 191: Live Broadcast Date: July 10, 2024, 1:00-3:00 pm EDT**

VPS STRAIGHTtalk Webinar Series: The Trade Secrets of Understanding and Valuing Medical Practice Specialties

Speakers: Jim Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF, Jim Alerding CPA/ABV, Ed Dupke CPA/ABV, CGMA,
Harold G. Martin, Jr., CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, CFE, Ronald Seigneur, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, and Kevin R. Yeanoplos, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA

Learning Objectives
The participant will learn:

  • Applicable rules of the court and professional standards
  • Characteristics of a great expert
  • Depositions:
    • How to prepare
    • How long to prepare
    • What information to bring with you
    • Transcribed vs. video depositions
    • What are your rights
    • How to work with your side’s attorney
    • Tricks that attorneys use
    • How to testify using your report
    • What attorneys will do to distract you
    • The deceptions and misinformation attorneys will use
    • Understanding your circadian rhythm and how opposing counsel uses this
    • War stories
  •   Trial:
    • Preparation for trial
    • Knowing the courtroom and trier of fact (bench, jury trial, arbitration)
    • Qualifying the expert at trial: factors to address during voir dire (SKEET)
    • Knowing to whom to direct your testimony
    • Presenting testimony from the witness box versus in front of the trier of fact
    • Presenting direct testimony
    • What makes a good demonstrative exhibit
    • Use of flip charts or whiteboards to illustrate testimony
    • What makes opposing attorneys nervous
    • Cross-examination: how to answer those difficult questions, hints for survival, tips on rehabilitation
    • War stories and live testimony skits


  • VPS webinar PowerPoint slides
  • Following the webinar, attendees will have access to a video recording of the program

With our simple flat pricing plan, your entire office (up to 20 people) can join us for this 100-minute presentation, earn two hours of CPE credit and receive an archive recording for $239. Contact jkern@valuationproducts.com if your firm will have more than 20 attendees. 


Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group/Internet based
Prerequisites: Basic understanding of business valuation concepts
CPE Credits: Two 50-minute CPE hours / Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
For more information on CPE credits, refund policies, and complaint resolution visit our CPE page at www.valuationproducts.com/cpe.html.

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