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22WA-4098: I want the TRUTH: Preparing to be an Expert Witness (Webinar)

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Tuesday, December 27, 2022
6:00pm - 7:35pm Central Time
1.5 CPE (1.5 technical)  |  1.5 Yellow Book

Many practitioners dealing with government and Not-for-Profit issues are asked to serve as expert witnesses in courts of law or other adjudicatory venues. This session will discuss key issues you need to know when you are asked to serve in this capacity, including:

-Standards and other engagement acceptance considerations
-Preparation techniques
-Do's and don'ts of testifying
-Avoiding commons traps and tricks designed to undermine your effectiveness

The session will conclude with a "mock cross-examination" with participants serving as the jury to identify what our witness does right and what he does wrong.

Major subjects

  • Rules of civiland criminal procedure
  • Applicable standards
  • Testifying basics
  • Cross-examination techniques

Learning objective(s)

  • Why testifying as an expert is challenging, but rewarding
  • Standards and rules
  • Types of experts
  • How to prepare to testify
  • Reporting rules
  • Do's and don't's of testifying
  • Common traps and tricks and how to handle them

Who should take this program?

Intermediate to senior accountants and auditors


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More program information

Instructor David Cotton, CPA, CFE, CGFM
Location Online
of study
Consulting services
of study
Accounting (Governmental) - Technical (0.5)
Auditing (Governmental) - Technical (1.0)
Level Intermediate
Format Group Internet Based
Sponsor Business Professionals' Network, Inc.
NASBA ID#: 107810
Prerequisites Prereq. None
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If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.