One of the worst things an expert witness can do on the stand is to seem unprepared to the jury. Once the jury feels that a witness is unprepared, it is very difficult to repair confidence in that expert. However mindful and thorough preparation of your expert witness can avoid the unfavorable consequences of having a seemingly unprepared witness on the stand.

We’ve compiled a concise checklist for reference when preparing your expert witness for trial and highlighted the most important points to remember, so that your expert can provide the strongest and most engaging testimony possible to the jury.