Name
Workplace Ethics and Expert Witness Preparation for Industry Professionals
Date & Time
Monday, September 26, 2022, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
David T. Williams
Description

Part 1:  Ethics: Workplace Strategies for Ethical Challenges 

  • Every day we face decisions that have ethical implications. And while the safety of the organization and the public is every professional’s primary concern, time, personal, and resource pressures can often challenge these commitments. This live educational presentation will explore common ethical topics and the participants will learn why approaching them proactively is the best course of action. The presentation includes examination and discussion of the two types (governmental and professional) of Code of Ethics: Maricopa County, AZ Handbook of Ethics (Governmental) as well as the CPESC Code of Ethics (Professional).

Part 2:  So, You've Been Called as an Expert Witness? What to Expect and How to Prepare

  • In today’s litigious atmosphere, professionals are often asked to be expert witnesses in civil suits or to simply provide services for mediations, arbitrations, and forensic investigations. While this can be a nerve-wracking experience, there are various techniques you can employ to become an effective expert witness.
  • Join Dr. David T. Williams as helps you understand what to expect when asked to participate in legal processes, how to prepare, and how to minimize your organization’s exposure to possible legal actions.
  • Most expert witness courses are taught by attorneys. Instead, Dr. Williams brings to the table practical, industry-related experience as an expert witness in more than 40 court actions. He will leverage the acumen he has gained to impart proper behavior to adhere to throughout the process, including ethical conduct, how to handle oneself under pressure, and the role of the expert witness as a non-advocate and servant of the court.