Psychiatric Expert Witness/Forensic Services

Reviewing the Laws

I am Board-Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Forensic Psychiatry and Psychiatry.  I completed a Forensic Psychiatry fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), one of only a few such Fellowships in the Country.


My training included Expert Witness Civil Procedure, landmark caselaw regarding forensic expert opinions in psychiatry, such as mens rea, standards of competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility. I conducted CTST and CR evaluations at Oregon State Hospital (OSH). I am a Certified evaluator for the state of Oregon and conduct private Psychiatry Assessments. I am available to serve as a disclosed Expert or an undisclosed psychiatric expert consultant in my work with civil and criminal attorneys and prosecution as a disclosed Expert and as an undisclosed Consultant.

Expert witness services include record review, consultation, evaluation, and expert testimony in such topics including, but not limited to:

Civil Cases

  • Civil Commitment 

  • Psychiatric Disability 

    • IMEs

    • Social Security Disability

    • Worker's Compensation

    • Fitness for Duty

  • Psychiatric Malpractice

  • Tort Claims

  • Testamentary Capacity 

Criminal Cases

  • Competency to Stand Trial (Aid and Assist)

  • Criminal Responsibility 

  • Competency to Waive Miranda rights



Nothing on this website should be construed as legal advice. I am not licensed to practice law in any state and am not an attorney.  I am not a disclosed Expert Witness or Forensic Psychiatric Consultant in a legal matter until there exists a signed Retention Contract. No attorney-client privilege exists as a retained Consultant.  I welcome a call from attorneys, employers, government administrative bodies or others requiring forensic services, to discuss your case to determine if my experience and credentials are appropriate to the case. I do not work directly with individuals representing themselves in a legal matter.