North Carolina Chapter

International Association of Arson Investigators

Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony - Salisbury, NC

December 04, 2023 8:00 AM | NCIAAI Membership (Administrator)

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North Carolina IAAI Chapter -Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony

December 4-6, 2023

310 Cedar Springs Road

Salisbury, North Carolina 28147

The Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony course walks you through what it’s like to prepare for and testify as an expert witness in a real case. During the class, you will spend time with actual attorneys giving your deposition, preparing for your testimony, as well as spending the day in a real courtroom environment where you will take the stand for direct and cross-examination.

The classroom portion includes Legal System Overview; Court Rules and Case Law; Qualifying as an Expert and Standing by Your Curriculum Vitae; and How to Write and Present Your Opinion Analysis.

The court preparation portion includes The Practical Exercise; Court Exhibits: How to Present and what should be Included; Presentation of Evidence: Best Practices; and Working with an Attorney.

This course meets the testimony requirement for IAAI-CFI® (IAAI-Certified Fire Investigator) application.


Work Experience: A minimum of four years’ full-time or five years’ part-time general experience in the fire investigation industry. Specific Work Experience: A minimum of seven fire scenes that you were the lead Origin & Cause Investigator.

Able to meet all the requirements of the IAAI-CFI® application except for the expert witness testimony requirement.

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