Family Law Expert Witnesses

Family law expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on family law. The family law expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accounting, Appraisal & Valuation, Disability Evaluation, Employment, Environmental, Personal Property Appraiser, Real Estate Appraiser, Toxicology, and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Janet Chase, ASA, ABV, CEIV, CPA South Park Advisors

Phoenix, Arizona
Appraisal & Valuation, Accounting - technical accounting, fair value accounting, economic damages, financial reporting, lost profits, family law, business valuation, corporate litigation, forensic accounting
Janet has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, audit, tax, and finance, including 20 years of experience providing valuation, forensic accounting and litigation services to both private and public companies ranging in size from start-ups to over $1 billion in sales. Her experience includes leadership roles at a Big Four Accounting Firm, as well as global executive involvement for brands such as Bausch & Lomb, Ray Ban, and Birds-Eye Foods. Janet’s accounting and tax experience includes three years as Corporate Audit Manager for a technology-based healthcare company with sales of over $2 billion and 100 locations worldwide, two years as a Finance Director for the Southeast Asia Region based in Singapore for the same company, and two years as Tax Manager for a producer and marketer of processed food products with sales of $800 million and tax filings in 36 states. Her valuation, forensic accounting and litigation experience includes ten years at a national boutique valuatio...

Brad L. Bassi, SRA, MBA Straw Hat Enterprises, Inc

Temecula, California
Real Estate Appraiser, Appraisal & Valuation - Residential Litigation Appraisals for Horse Ranch, Custom Home, Residential Vacant Land, Easement and Encroachment litigation, Wildfire Residential Appraisal Litigation, Agriculture Appraisals, Family Law litigation, Estate Tax appraisals including Donation and gifting, Bankruptcy litigation
Award-winning residential real estate appraiser. Certified residential appraiser. 30+ years’ experience. Appraised or consulted on over 6,500 properties including approximately 1,500 Wildfire Litigation Appraisals, over 150 Estate and Family Appraisal Assignments, 800 complex custom homes, 35 Horse ranches, 600 residential land appraisals, 150 manufactured homes on acreage, as well as tract homes and condos. Experienced expert witness at both deposition & trial. Have completed appraisals on easement and encroachment cases and have provided litigation consulting services on illegal grading and potential litigation including work on Bankruptcy and Family Law.

Lyle D. Burgoon, PhD, ATS Raptor Pharm & Tox, Ltd

California
Toxicology, Environmental - Dram shop, DNA, Product Liability, Statistics, Drug Impairment, Chemical Impairment, Family Law, Due Diligence, Criminal, Civil, Drug Testing, Toxic Tort
Dr. Burgoon is an award-winning and Board Certified (Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences) toxicologist and biostatistician. Dr. Burgoon has 10+ years of experience as a US Government toxicologist employed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the US Army. Dr. Burgoon served as a senior leader in various roles from leading teams of biostatisticians and bioinformaticians in designing and analyzing toxicology studies, to supervising toxicologists and public health scientists in the development of toxicological and dose-response assessments in support of the US EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). At the US Army, Dr. Burgoon led classified and unclassified programs and projects with a focus on the effects of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) on human health, ecological and agriculture systems. Dr. Burgoon’s expertise is in pharmacology, toxicology, biostatistics, exposure modeling, causal analysis, risk asse...

Julie Jansen Julie Jansen, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Vocational Rehabilitation - Vocational Evaluation and Expert Testimony for Marital Dissolution/Divorce, Family Law, Employment - Vocational Expert, Vocational Evaluation, Job Analysis, Labor Market Surveys, Earning Capacity, Employability, Career Change, Job Search Effectiveness, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination Dismissal.
Julie Jansen has over 20 years of experience in career transition, outplacement, recruiting, and human resources consulting. She has provided consulting, reports, and expert testimony on the capacity to work, transferable skills, physical and mental demands of jobs, earning capacity, and the existence of jobs in the labor market in divorce and wrongful termination cases. As an executive and career coach, motivational speaker, and resume and LinkedIn profile writer Julie empowers professionals to find success, satisfaction, and fulfillment at work. She works with clients of every age, across all functional areas and industries, to develop and enhance skills and competencies. Julie has written numerous articles and has delivered 500+ keynote speeches and workshops on employment, workforce, and career issues. Julie's book I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work (Penguin; second revised edition) has been published in the U.S...

Randy J Salmons, PhD, CRC-CVE

Orlando, Florida
Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment - Personal Injury/Voc Rehab, Loss of Earnings Capacity, Family Law, Workers' Compensation/Voc Rehab, Employment Discrimination, Career Counseling
Dr. Salmons has practiced in Central Florida for over 20 years. Dr. Salmons is able to use standard, approved methodology to establish earning capacities in a wide range of impairments in workers' compensation and personal injury. Also Dr. Salmons offers his expertise in the family law area. Professionally licensed as a Mental Health Counselor with the state of Florida Dr. Salmons is able to consider the mental as well as the physical dynamics of returning to work. A national certified Vocationally Evaluator and Rehabilitation Counselor , member of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, Dr. Salmons Ph.D. in counseling assures clients of the highest possible standard in creditable research and testimony. Located near Orlando, Dr. Salmons does not charge travel fees to Tampa , Jacksonville or other close by cities.

Julie Jansen Julie Jansen, LLC

New York
Vocational Rehabilitation - Vocational Evaluation and Expert Testimony for Marital Dissolution/Divorce, Family Law, Employment - Vocational Expert, Vocational Evaluation, Job Analysis, Labor Market Surveys, Earning Capacity, Employability, Career Change, Job Search Effectiveness, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination Dismissal.
Julie Jansen has over 20 years of experience in career transition, outplacement, recruiting, and human resources consulting. She has provided consulting, reports, and expert testimony on the capacity to work, transferable skills, physical and mental demands of jobs, earning capacity, and the existence of jobs in the labor market in divorce and wrongful termination cases. As an executive and career coach, motivational speaker, and resume and LinkedIn profile writer Julie empowers professionals to find success, satisfaction, and fulfillment at work. She works with clients of every age, across all functional areas and industries, to develop and enhance skills and competencies. Julie has written numerous articles and has delivered 500+ keynote speeches and workshops on employment, workforce, and career issues. Julie's book I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work (Penguin; second revised edition) has been published in the U.S...

Lyle D. Burgoon, PhD, ATS Raptor Pharm & Tox, Ltd

New Hill, North Carolina
Toxicology, Environmental - Dram shop, DNA, Product Liability, Statistics, Drug Impairment, Chemical Impairment, Family Law, Due Diligence, Criminal, Civil, Drug Testing, Toxic Tort
Dr. Burgoon is an award-winning and Board Certified (Fellow, Academy of Toxicological Sciences) toxicologist and biostatistician. Dr. Burgoon has 10+ years of experience as a US Government toxicologist employed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the US Army. Dr. Burgoon served as a senior leader in various roles from leading teams of biostatisticians and bioinformaticians in designing and analyzing toxicology studies, to supervising toxicologists and public health scientists in the development of toxicological and dose-response assessments in support of the US EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). At the US Army, Dr. Burgoon led classified and unclassified programs and projects with a focus on the effects of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) on human health, ecological and agriculture systems. Dr. Burgoon’s expertise is in pharmacology, toxicology, biostatistics, exposure modeling, causal analysis, risk asse...

Kelly Juhasz, MISt Fine Art Appraisal and Services

Toronto, Ontario
Personal Property Appraiser, Appraisal & Valuation - Insurance Claims, Business Valuation, Estate Law, Family Law, Corporate Litigation, Cultural Property, Donations, Tax Matters, Economic Damages, Tangible and Intangible Personal Property, Fine Art, Paintings, Sculpture.
Kelly is an experienced personal property appraiser specializing in fine art and archival collections. As an expert witness and consultant, she has assisted in cases for tax matters, insurance claims and business dissolution to provide valuations for corporate litigation, determination of cultural property, estate and family law and economic damages. Her appraisal knowledge for personal property is recognized by government agencies, legal firms and cultural institutions throughout North America. Kelly holds a Master of Information Studies, Archival Science from the University of Toronto and a BA (Hons), Art History from the University of Ottawa (partially completed at the University of Siena, Italy). She also holds a Master’s specialization in Knowledge Media Design, University of Toronto and a BA in Communications also from the University of Ottawa. Kelly is an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers and is qualified under the Uniform Standards of Professiona...

Michelle Aliff, Ph.D, CRC, CVE

Keller, Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation - Loss of earning capacity, vocational evaluation, worker's compensation, disability, family law, wrongful termination, employment, discrimination, disability access.
Dr. Aliff is a certified rehabilitation counselor with experience in personal injury, discrimination, special education services Social Security disability, workers compensation, and divorce cases. She provides vocational evaluation, earning capacity evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, labor market research, job analysis, job placement, workplace accommodation assessment, and consultation, and vocational expert testimony in state and federal systems. She is also a regional district manager for two Department of Veteran's Administration contracts that provide services to veterans and their families seeking employment and independent living services. Dr. Aliff has participated in numerous cases and has 1000's of hours in case preparation. Her experiences include 16 years in teaching future rehabilitation counselors as a professor in a CORE accredited Masters Program, providing vocational evaluations, and providing testimony. She has published several articles on minimum qualifica...

Katrina P. Petrini, MS, MHA, JD, VRTWC, DVR, CRC Labor Logix Inc.

Austin , Texas
Vocational Rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation - Workers Compensation, DOL-OWCP, Federal Employment, Personal Injury, Family Law , DFEC Evaluations, SIBTF Claims, State Employment, Wage Loss Claims, Earning Capacity Evaluations, Labor Market Access Analysis, UEBTF Claims, Social Security, Transferrable Skills Analysis, Job Analysis
Katrina Petrini, MS, MHA, JD, CRC, has a Master of Science in Rehabilitation and Health Services Administration (HSA) from the University of North Texas and a Juris Doctorate from Purdue University - Concord Law School specializing in Trial Arts and Advocacy. She has embraced her role in the community as a VR Expert and Occupational Health + Public Health Field Epidemiologist and participates in projects that serve public health, occupational health, environmental health and wellbeing. As a continual researcher, and health/rehabilitation forensic data scientist, Ms. Petrini is driven to master the art of ethical data storytelling and believes in letting the data speak for itself. Ms. Petrini enjoys CE/CLE education in VR counseling, health, workers compensation, and law. Having grown up in Silicon Valley testing video games for Atari and Time Warner Ms. Petrini is uniquely qualified to track all digital labor markets, Ai, law, and policy, and it's impact on all US MSAs and intern...