Lorraine K Bockman, LCSW, LAC, SAP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Keywords/Search Terms:

Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Prescription Drug Abuse, Relapse Risk Prediction, Standards of Care, Drug Addiction, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse Recovery, Addiction Recovery, Chronic Relapse, Chemical Dependency Treatment, DOT Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)


MSW, University of Denver; BA, University of Northern Colorado

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Ms. Bockman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Addictions Counselor in Colorado, and is qualified as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) under the Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines. She has a private practice in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado specializing in addictions and related issues. Ms. Bockman is considered to have the special knowledge, experience, and education that goes far beyond basic public information in the field of substance use, abuse, additions, and other related topics. She has the skills you may be seeking in an expert witness including written and oral communication, team player expertise, confidence, and honesty. Her expert witness practice includes: case review and analysis regarding treatment appropriateness and professional standards of care; substance abuse evaluations to determine level of use/abuse and appropriate treatment recommendations; review and critique of opposing expert opinions and testimony; consultation on discovery, depositions and trial preparation; and reports and expert witness testimony. Ms. Bockman maintains a clinical practice seeing individuals in a therapeutic setting. She has additional career experience as a program director, manager/staff developer, clinical supervisor, evaluator, and clinician. She has worked in inpatient, residential, hospital, and outpatient settings prior to working in private practice. Since 2006, she has completed over 125 SAP Evaluations and more than 300 Substance Abuse Assessments in criminal cases. Since 2015 she has completed more than 75 Substance Abuse Evaluations in domestic relations cases. Ms. Bockman has been retained as an expert for both sides of the bar. Recent expert witness cases have involved methamphetamine abuse; alcohol withdrawal; and substance abuse, testing, and relapse.