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Law 101: Legal Guide for the Forensic Expert

Nine Traits of an Effective Expert

The expert must be a good listener and project himself as a reliable source of information. Traits that are beneficial to cultivate as an expert witness include being:

  • Honest.
  • Open-minded.
  • Friendly.
  • Well-mannered.
  • Warm.
  • Fair.
  • Polite.
  • Dynamic.
  • Positive.

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