There are several resources available to expert witnesses, including online directories, newsletters, and listservs, which can enhance the expert's business and help locate potential referral sources. Below is a sampling of those resources.
An internet search for expert directories will yield scores of sites. Some will allow you to list for free; others charge a fee. Most will list biographical information, your area of expertise, and how you can be contacted. Some online directories include:
www.ewitness.com: This site has a free directory list of experts and consultants in a variety of fields. It specifically mentions that their experts are “available for case review and trial testimony.”
www.expert4law: This site contains a basic listing of experts in different fields.
www.expertwitness.com: This site “has been providing forensic scientist, medical experts, and various consultants to the legal and business community since 1996.” Searches on this site are free.
www.witness.net: This is the site for the Expert Witness Network, which is targeted to the professional. The Network “helps you reach legal professionals across the country who are searching for your expertise and services to assist in preparing their case.”
www.expertnetwork.com: This site allows clients to contact listed experts directly, but charge a finder's fee if the client decides to hire the expert.
www.expert-registry.com: This site claims to serve as a “who's who” of experts.