Psychiatric Expert Witness/Forensic Services

I am also a board-certified Forensic Psychiatrist who completed my Forensic Psychiatry fellowship 

at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).


My training included performing competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility evaluations at Oregon State Hospital (OSH). I am currently a certified evaluator with the state of Oregon.

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

  • Civil Commitment 

  • Psychiatric Disability 

    • IMEs

    • Social Security Disability

    • Worker's Compensation

    • Fitness for Duty

  • Psychiatric Malpractice

  • Tort Claims

  • Testamentary Capacity 

Civil Cases

  • Competency to Stand Trial (Aid and Assist)

  • Criminal Responsibility 

  • Competency to Waive Miranda rights

Criminal Cases

If you are interested in Forensic Services, please have your lawyer, law office, or employer contact our office at 503-832-9293 or submit the form below. 

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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.

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