How to Consult with the Law: Courts Need Your Science & Technology Expertise

Become an Expert Witness and Use Your Scientific Expertise in the Courtroom

If you're interested in a career as an expert witness consultant, our program is the perfect opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. Our course is designed to teach you about the legal system and your role in helping it acquire, evaluate, and rely on sound evidence.

As an expert witness consultant, you'll play a crucial role in assisting lawyers, judges, and juries in understanding complex scientific, technical, or specialized information. Our program will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the legal process, as well as the practical skills you need to be an effective consultant in a variety of legal contexts.

Throughout the program, you'll learn how to effectively communicate your findings and opinions, develop persuasive arguments, and navigate the challenges of cross-examination. You'll also gain a thorough understanding of the ethical considerations involved in providing expert testimony.

By the end of the program, you'll have the confidence and expertise you need to succeed as an expert witness consultant and make a meaningful contribution to the legal system.

Make a difference while increasing your earning potential.

Earn valuable industry-recognized credentials
Courses count toward continuing education credits for science and engineering licensing, as well as credentialing in Expert Legal Consulting.

Earn more as an expert witness and scientific consultant
Supplement your income advising civil and criminal cases or transition into a well-paid career as a scientific legal expert.

Improve and support the practice of law
Effect systemic change in law and policy by helping judges and juries to better evaluate and determine the validity of evidence. 

Level up your game with effective and proven training.

CareerCatalyst courses are designed by leading faculty at Arizona State University, the most innovative university in the U.S., empowering you with industry-leading, research-based training.


Interactive Design

Workshop your skills with guided exercises.




Actionable Skills

Practice real-work scenarios, and put your new skills to work in your own job right away.



On Your Schedule

Courses are designed to be accessible to working adults. Learn on any device, at any time and place.



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"I really liked and needed the self-paced approach, as I work long hours and have many family demands. The faculty was knowledgeable, interesting to listen to, and offered insights that helped me learn significantly. The approach to the lectures and topics were balanced and covered a wide range of materials. Thanks for a great learning experience!"

- CareerCatalyst learner

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