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A Guide to Forensic Testimony: The Art and Practice of Presenting Testimony as an Expert Technical Witness by Rebecca Gurley Bace, Fred Chris Smith

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Chapter 10. The Role of Visual Exhibits in Expert Testimony

Thinking in Pictures: Sage Advice from the Pros

If asked to assert fundamental truths about expert testimony, experienced expert witnesses would likely put forth a range of beliefs synthesized from the lessons they have learned during their tenure in the litigation business. However, the following would surely be a common theme: the expert's perceived value to the client and the court is directly dependent on his or her ability to communicate expert opinions to the fact finders accurately, clearly, and in terms that are meaningful to them.

This point has not gone unnoticed in the legal community, and a sizable industry has evolved to service the needs for litigation support. In particular, ...

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