Expert Witness

Expert Witness Challenge

Your fire agency has been asked to assist in a criminal case involving arson, and you are helping to prepare your colleagues for serving as expert witnesses. You will use create a brief training that outlines the courtroom expectations so your colleagues will be prepared. The training should include the following elements.

  • Describe the expectations of expert witnesses.
  • Explain ways to avoid courtroom confrontations with defense attorneys.
  • Explain ways in which fire modeling can be used in the courtroom.
  • Include any additional tips for success in the courtroom.