What questions you should be prepared to answer during your first interview by counsel?

Attorney Quentin Brogdon suggests the following:

1.  “Are you the best expert?”

2.  “What makes you qualified?”

3.  “Ever been prevented from testifying?”

4.  “Anticipate expert deadline causing any problem?”

5.  “What do you need?”

6.  “Ever testified for or against opposing party?”

7.  Ask about publications, testimony, Internet, speaking, memberships, criminal record, disciplinary history, and representations about expertise.

8.  “Typically work with other experts?”

9.  Daubert questions.

10.  Ratio of litigation work.

11.  Explain need to communicate misgivings.

12.  Ask about opposing experts.

13.   “How do you prefer to communicate?”