We are a boutique consulting practice consisting of a board-certified child abuse pediatrician (MD), forensic interview expert (Ph.D.) and former child abuse prosecutor. We provide evidence-based and objective input on cases involving potential physical abuse, sexual abuse/assault, fatalities, forensic interviews, potential missed abuse, mandated reporting, as well as policies/protocols involving the investigation/management of potential abuse cases.

Child Abuse Pediatrics Expertise - Forensic Interviews

Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatrician

Actively practicing and board-certified child abuse pediatrician with over 20 years experience in cases involving potential physical abuse, sexual abuse, child neglect, and child fatalities. Consultant and/or expert for civil and criminal matters. Professor of Pediatrics with publications and research. Experience with highly complex matters internationally. Medical director of regional Child Abuse Pediatrics program at children’s hospital and Child Advocacy Center. Expert in alleged missed abuse by agencies, hospitals, schools. Expert areas include potential evidence in cases of sexual abuse/assault, physical abuse (abusive head trauma, fractures, fatalities), and neglect. Certified life care planner and vocational rehabilitation counselor. Contact by clicking here.

Forensic Interview and Disabilities Expert

Actively practicing Ph.D. forensic interview expert with expert qualifications in child sexual and physical abuse within child abuse investigation and foster care. Over 30 years of academic and clinical experience working within the child welfare system. Well rounded testimony experience on child forensic interview protocols documentation (notes, audio tapes and/or video tapes), suggestibility, delayed disclosure, coaching, interview bias, and multi-disciplinary team protocols. Able to travel for on-site assessments across the country. Specialized expertise on cases involving children with developmental disabilities. Significant experience working with child protective services and law enforcement in the evaluation of potential child abuse case. Contact by clicking here.

Former Child Abuse Prosecutor

Attorney with over 34 years of experience as a prosecutor in the fields of child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence and homicide. Available in civil or criminal case elements including investigations, pretrial cases and post-conviction cases for case analysis, risk assessment of strengths and weakness of case, trial strategies and themes, witness preparation, witness cross examination, assistance in opening and closing statements, and post-trial analysis. Experienced trial attorney who has investigated countless cases to verdict. Evaluations include a review of the investigation, police tactics, witness interviews, forensic evidence including DNA, missed evidence, and trial transcripts. Extensive academic/teaching experience. Contact by clicking here.