Domestic Violence Expert Witness Listings

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Amber J. O'Malley, MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P O'Malley Forensic Nursing Services, PLLC

Bentonville, Arkansas
Legal Nurse Consulting, Nurse - strangulation, domestic violence, petechiae, assault, sexual assault, sexual abuse, rape kit, evidence collection, forensic nurse, sexual assault nurse, neck injury, genital injury
Amber O'Malley is a registered nurse of 17 years. She has 8 years of specialty as a Forensic Nurse Examiner and is board certified as both a pediatric and an adolescent/adult Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. She has provided nearly 600 comprehensive medical forensic examinations on all ages of victims of crime in the areas of non fatal strangulation, domestic violence, sexual assault, and sexual abuse. She has extensive experience and training on the medical assessment and treatment of victims. She is an expert on the mechanism of strangulation of the neck, signs and symptoms of strangulation, and strangulation-related head and neck injury or lack thereof. She is an expert on sexual assault-related genital injury or lack thereof, forensic evidence collection, and forensic photography. She is confident with public speaking, training, and community education, and co-leads the forensic nursing program in her area. Amber is experienced in court testimony as both a fact and an expert ...
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Pamela Tabor, DNP

Cabot, Arkansas
Forensic Medicine, Nurse - Forensic Nursing, infant death, child abuse, abusive head trauma, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, intentional/unintentional injury, vicarious trauma, work place violence, healthcare serial killers, elder abuse
Board Certified Advance Forensic Nurse; Advanced Health Specialty Forensic Science Certification; Certified Law Enforcement Standards and Training Instructor; Past Director of Infant and Child Death Review and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program,; Testified at the Pentagon; Military Trial Experience,; Consultant and Trainer for Arkansas Coroner Association; Teach multiple forensic topics at the state, national and international level; Developed and Implemented Sudden Unexplained Infant Death Investigations to multidisciplinary partners, Consulted for Department of Defense, AR Governor, Attorney General, Legislature, and the Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence; Trainer at Criminal Justice Institute; Consulted and Trained for National Fetal, Infant, and Child Death Review Program; Consulted at CDC; Videos and Podcast: Infant Death Investigation (Academy of Forensic Nursing, 2020), Out of the Shadows: Empowering Nurses to Identify and Respond to Child Mal...
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Michael H. Corcoran, Ph.D. The Workthreat Group, LLC

Newport Beach, California
Security, Safety - Workplace Violence, WV Prevention Training, Harassment, Bullying, Incivility, Rudeness, Domestic Violence, Threats, Stalking, Violence, Risk Assessments, Suicidal Behavior, Threat Assessments, Premises Security, Active Shooter, Executive Protection, Security Guards
Dr. Michael H. Corcoran was in the law enforcement field for over 34 years beginning in 1968 and the threat assessment field since 1970 when he entered the United States Secret Service. Completing his doctorate in 1979 in Behavioral Science, and utilizing his law enforcement experience, he specializes in identifying and handling potentially violent subjects. This often leads to designing and providing training for workplace violence prevention programs to identify, handle and prevent workplace violence and its precursors. Dr. Corcoran also utilizes his former Secret Service skills in assessing the practicality, need and design of an EP program for organizations as well as trains EP teams on numerous protection techniques. Starting "The Workthreat Group, LLC," in 1988, he works with governmental agencies, cities and counties, law enforcement, Fortune 500 companies, school districts and healthcare providers throughout the United States and Canada, often training to recognize, preven...
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Dan Field, MD, FACEP MDexperts

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine, Forensic Medicine - case triage, case evaluation, case feasibility, general medicine, chief medical officer, injury, strangulation, domestic violence, child abuse, homicide, urgent care, criminal law, gunshot wounds, firearms, abem, utilization management, medical malpractice, compensation, stab wounds, jail
Dr. Field is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. His practice spans more than 30 years with experience and training in medical emergencies, trauma, stab wounds, gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, broken bones, police use of force, and injury care. Dr. Field, a Reserve Deputy, serves the Sacramento County Sheriff SED (SWAT) team as a medical control officer. He has small arms training and previously held a federal firearms dealer license. Dr. Field also serves the California Medical Board as an Expert Consultant and Reviewer. Dr. Field qualified as an expert witness / consultant for cases involving gunshot wounds, assault, domestic violence, strangulation, cardiovascular health, child abuse, medical malpractice, utilization management, sex crimes, car crashes, and more. Specifically, Dr. Field has qualified in county/ state superior court, federal district court, military court,...
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John Hamel, Ph.D., LCSW John Hamel & Associates

San Rafael, California
Forensic Psychology, Mental Health - domestic violence,intimate partner violence, IPV, intimate partner abuse, battered woman syndrome, false arrest, battered woman defense, battered person syndrome, battered person defense, family violence, family abuse, psychological abuse, batterer intervention
John Hamel, Ph.D., LCSW, has a Masters in Social Welfare from U.C.L.A., and a Ph.D. from the University of Central Lancashire, U.K., where he is currently a Research Fellow. He has worked with family violence perpetrators and victims since 1992, and is a court-approved provider of batterer intervention programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Hamel is the author of Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, 2nd Edition: Evidence-Based Approaches, (Springer, 2014), and other books on domestic violence. He also has had dozens of his research articles published in various peer-reviewed scholarly journals, and is Editor-in-Chief of Partner Abuse, a journal published quarterly by Springer Publishing. A frequent speaker at conferences on domestic violence, he has also trained mental health professionals, attorneys, victim advocates social service organizations, law enforcement, attorneys and family court mediators. He is a founding member of the Association of Domesti...
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Joni E Johnston, Psy.D. self-employed

Del Mar, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, competence to stand trial, mitigation evaluations, Malingering, managing suicide risk, managing violence risk, Independent Mental Examinations, Credibility, domestic violence, sexual harassment, PTSD, therapist malpractice.
I have been a licensed clinical./forensic psychologist for over thirty years and a licensed private investigator for the past twenty. I have worked extensively in a correctional setting, evaluating suicide and violence risk as well as the interplay between mental illness and violence. I have worked with the San Diego Superior Court to evaluate competency to stand trial, assess criminal responsibility, and/or mitigating circumstances. In addition to my forensic expertise with sex offenders, I have conducted over 200 independent harassment/discriminatlon evaluations. I have received special training in psychological autopsies, investigative psychology, and violence risk assessment.
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Nicole E McCarthy, MSW, LCSW

Woodland Hills, California
Social Work, Mental Health - Mental Health, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Forensic Social Work, Adult Depression/Anxiety, Case Management, Standard of Care, Discharge Planning, Postpartum Depression, PTSD, Adults Molested as Children, Domestic Violence, Work Place Sexual Harassment, Suicide Prevention, Institutional Abuse,
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) expert in mental health, psychiatric issues and women's health. I have a masters degree in social work from the University of Southern California and licensed in the state of California with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. I have experience and expertise with residential treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals, domestic violence shelters and outpatient mental health clinics. I was a leader for the Intensive Outpatient Program in an outpatient clinic. Supervised other therapist’s and coordinated treatment teams for patient care. I have collaborated with psychiatrists, primary care physicians, OBGYN's, medical social workers, RN's and nursing teams. I addition, I am a member of Postpartum Support International and helped create the positive motherhood transition program specializing and treating moms who struggle with postpartum depression/ anxiety. I have expertise with pregnancy loss, infertility and perinatal issues. I am also a member ...
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Mindy B Mechanic, Ph.D. Forensic Psychological Consulting Inc

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, Homicide, Child Forensic Interviewing, workplace violence, risk assessment, IME, personal injury, trauma, PTSD, worker's compensation, employment discrimination, violence, mental health, forensic evaluation, psychological assessment
I have worked in academia as a professor for approximately 20 years. In that capacity, I engaged in research, teaching, mentoring/supervision, and clinical work, focusing on the psychological consequences of trauma, violence and victimization. During graduate school and internship, i received specialized training in forensic psychology. I have been practicing forensic psychology independently since receiving my first license to practice in 1998. In addition to my academic appointment, I also work regularly as an expert witness, legal consultant, and forensic psychologist in civil, family and criminal (civilian and military) cases. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and presentations and federally funded research grants. I have conducted many professional trainings for attorneys, other legal/court professionals, mental health professional, and medical professionals.
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Donna L. Peters, Psy.D. Donna Peters, Psy.D., PC

Denver, Colorado
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Intimate Partner Violence (Domestic Violence),Rape and Sexual Assault, Adult Consequences of Childhood Sexual/Physical/Psychological Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Related Traumatic Sequelae, Complex Trauma and Complex PTSD, Campus Sexual Assault and Title IX
In her forensic psychology practice, Dr. Peters conducts comprehensive forensic psychological evaluations, provides attorney consultations, and serves as an expert witness in the areas of intimate partner violence (domestic violence), adult survivors of childhood sexual/physical/psychological abuse, rape and sexual assault, child abuse, child pornography, alcohol and memory, emotional distress and traumatic stress disorders. Dr. Peters’ findings and opinions are objective as she consults in matters for both criminal defense and prosecution, as well as both plaintiff and defense in civil matters. Dr. Peters is frequently consulted on criminal, civil, military court martial, and Federal immigration cases involving the multiple and varied psychological and traumatic effects of the various types of interpersonal violence and traumatic experiences. Dr. Peters has 20 years of clinical/forensic experience with diverse populations in various settings to include: U.S. Navy/Marine Corps-F...
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Carlo A. Giacomoni, PsyD, ABPP North Star Mental Health, LLC

Little Canada, Minnesota
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Emotional Damages, Personal Injury, Credibility, Insanity, Sexual Abuse, Assault, Combat Trauma, Harassment, Motor Vehicle Accident, Domestic Violence
Dr. Giacomoni is board certified in clinical psychology, and has considerable expertise in forensic evaluations. He has training and experience evaluating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in both civil and criminal cases, and has been qualified as an expert at both the state and federal levels. In his evaluations Dr. Giacomoni incorporates a detailed clinical interview, review or records, and psychological instruments to arrive at thorough and defensible conclusions. He has developed a reputation for clearly explaining the nexus between the person's history, the clinical data, and the legal question before the court. In civil settings Dr. Giacomoni has experience conducting IMEs in cases involving such matters as: Motor vehicle accidents Allegations of clergy sexual abuse Harassment and defamation Sexual assault In criminal settings Dr. Giacomoni has experience providing evaluations related to insanity, adjudicative competence, diminished capacity, self-defense, and s...
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