How Well Do You Know Your Expert Witnesses (or Opposing Counsel's)? (LexisNexis Partner Webinar)
Recorded On: 09/15/2021
During this session, you will learn how to complete common expert witnesses research tasks more efficiently such as, finding deep background on a potential expert witness, including challenges to past testimony, and how to assess an expert’s knowledge, experience, and competence. You will also learn how to find potential experts for a new matter. In addition to exploring applicable LexisNexis products that support expert witness research, we’ll share valuable information and sources that are often overlooked as well as information about the LexisNexis Expert Witness Toolkit, providing task-based checklists which will simplify your research process.
- Understand which products and tools are most effective for specific expert witness research needs
- Learn how to find weaknesses in opposing counsel’s experts
- Get a copy of the Expert Witness Toolkit to help you save time when doing expert witness research in the future
- Loyd Auerbach, Knowledge & Research Consultant
- Bridget MacMillan, Knowledge & Research Consultant
Loyd Auerbach, Knowledge & Research Consultant
Loyd has worked in the legal industry for over 35 years, most of that in various roles for LexisNexis working extensively with information professionals. During a decade away from the company, he worked in the library at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and as a librarian for various law firms. A member in several local chapters of AALL, Loyd is especially well-known to the members of NOCALL and SCALL. He is a published author and professional speaker, an adjunct professor at Atlantic University and National University, and was himself an expert witness in a San Francisco homicide case in the 1980s.
Bridget MacMillan, Knowledge & Research Consultant
Bridget has been a Knowledge & Research Consultant for LexisNexis for over 20 years. Before Lexis, she was the Librarian for Marshall O'Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, an intellectual property law firm in Chicago, IL; and prior to that she was a Business Researcher at Ernst & Young, Center for Business Knowledge in Chicago, IL. She has presented at local, regional, and national conferences on topics like “Librarians without Space,” “Getting Things Done,” “Speed Networking,” “Patent Research,” and “Inspiration, Perspiration, Celebration!” She has also authored many articles including “In Praise of Librarianship,” “The Art of Self-Promotion,” “Every Day Relevancy,” as well as articles for AALL Spectrum, including “Finding Inspiration in the Oddest Places,” AALL Spectrum (Vol. 9, No. 8, June 2005), “A Little Imitation Can Go a Long Way,” AALL Spectrum, (Vol. 10, No. 2, November 2005), and “Ask the Experts,” AALL Spectrum, (Vol. 10, No. 5, March 2006). She aspires to one day be an expert witness at a trial!