Being a Bay Area real estate expert witness can sometimes be fun, like the time I testified in court with a giant blow-up of one of my newspaper articles in front of the jury. Mostly, however, it is a stressful assignment that only a handful of real estate licensees choose to experience.
As an expert witness, I volunteer to be verbally accosted by opposing attorneys. In their zealous attempt to discredit my opinions and testimony, many lawyers on the other side of my cases seem to want to chew and spit out my larynx.
Aside from the jousting at depositions, arbitrations and court, other issues add to the difficulties of doing expert witness work.Read More