Appraiser's Guide to Expert Witnessing


Learn vital information to help expand your appraisal practice into the area of litigation support. Uncover valuable information on the differences between litigation support and other intended uses in written reports, the presentation of oral testimony specific to litigation assignments, and how opinions can be better developed for use in litigation. Study crucial material applicable to valuers serving as expert witnesses in arbitration matters, as well as those in litigation matters and other administrative hearings such as tax appeals and zoning.
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Who should Enroll

Appraisers who are considering expanding their practices into the area of litigation support, as well as those valuation experts who are already working in litigation.


  • Understand how litigation assignments are different from assignments for other intended uses.
  • Understand how appraisal experts add value to attorneys in litigation matters.
  • Know how to present your opinions in expert reports.
  • Know how to present your opinions in oral testimony.
  • Identify the lines between complying with valuation standards and appearing to not be independent.
  • Understand how to conduct your professional practice as an expert.




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Appraisal Institute CE Points

Attend: 35 AI Points

Class Time

7 hours



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