The following treatises are a selection of the materials Jenkins has that focus on preparing and cross-examining expert witnesses.
To find more treatises, search Jenkins' catalog by doing a keyword search for expert witness* or witness* to find subject-specific materials with chapters or sections on witnesses. The search results can be limited by adding additional terms to the search or by modifying the search to a specific library location, i.e. General Collection, Pennsylvania Collection, or State Collection.
The following title is available on the member database LexisNexis Digital Library. Members must be logged in to jenkinslaw.org to access this database. This database is also available in the library.
Art of Advocacy: Cross-Examination of Non-Medical Experts
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library. Also available in print.
Print - PA Specific
Lights, Camera, Evidence! Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Includes chapters on expert witnesses.
The Preparation and Trial of the Products Liability Case Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Includes various chapters on expert witness examination.
Preparing a Witness to Testify Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Taking and Defending Depositions for Lay and Expert Witnesses Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Trial Tactics, Tips & Techniques Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Includes chapters on examining and cross-examining expert witnesses
Print - General
Art of Advocacy: Cross-Examination of Medical Experts LexisNexis
Discontinued by publisher, last updated 2016.
Art of Advocacy: Cross-Examination of Non-Medical Experts LexisNexis
Also available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
Expert Witness Checklists West
Also referred to as Danner.
Expert Witnesses, Valuation, & Damages: The Expert's Point of View American Bar Association
How to Examine Mental Health Experts: A Family Lawyer's Handbook of Issues and Strategies American Bar Association
How to Train Your Expert: Making Your Client's Case American Bar Association
Litigator's Guide to Expert Witnesses American Bar Association
Mastering the Art of Preparing Witnesses American Bar Association
See Part III: Expert Witnesses.
Preparing Witnesses: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients ABA
See Chapter 30: The Expert Witness and Chapter 32: The Physician as Witness.
Library also has previous editions on Micro: see all.
DVDs & Videos
The Trial Lawyer ABA
Available as a DVD. Based on the 2003 print publication. See Chapter 7: Preparing and Presenting Witnesses for sections on expert witnesses. Library also has the updated 2018 edition in print.
To find more video and DVD recordings on preparing and examining witnesses, search the Jenkins' catalog for witness* and limit the results to the Media Collection.
Sample witness depositions and testimonies may be available on video sharing websites like YouTube.