Fundamentals of Expert Witness Testimony
Registration will begin at 8:45 am. Class will be from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm with two 20-minute breaks.
Appraisers who complete appraisals only for mortgage lending sometimes worry about what may happen when interest rates go back up and the refinance boom ends. If you want to diversify your appraisal practice but are unsure of where to begin, examining expert witness services is a great place to start. Offering appraisal and consulting services as an expert witness allows you the chance to grow as an appraisal professional in numerous ways, and provides you the opportunity to tackle new and different assignment types. In this course, you will be introduced to expert witness testimony by exploring the categories of expert witness and the types of assignments appraisers can expect to encounter. In addition, your instructor will provide you with important information regarding developing and reporting appraisals for litigation, as well as tips and tricks for providing effective deposition and courtroom testimony.