The Expert Sent Us a Bill For WHAT???

Published by Washington State Association for Justice


How will you avoid this question when your retained or the opposing expert sends you a bill that seems outrageous? This program is designed to help you with tools and approaches for controlling expert witness costs. Included will be answers to questions like:

Do I really need an expert?
What should my expert retention letter look like?
Establishing a budget for the expert?
How do I keep the expert within their budget?
Is there anything I can do to control fees and costs of opposing experts?
How can I obtain court intervention in reducing excessive opposing expert fees?

Robert D. Bohm
Robert D. Bohm is a trial lawyer at Robert D. Bohm, PLLC, who, from his offices in Washington State and Arizona, represents injured people and their families in cases involving wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury. Mr. Bohm has spent his...More
Jenna Labourr
Jenna M. Labourr is a native Seattleite, born at Virginia Mason Hospital on Capitol Hill. She attended King’s High School and Pacific Lutheran University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts. During college, Jenna developed a passion for advocacy...More

Originally Published

June 26, 2018

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • The Expert Sent Us a Bill For WHAT - Video
  • The Expert Sent Us a Bill For WHAT - Paper
  • The Expert Sent Us a Bill For WHAT - Slide Deck
  • Expert Witness Fee Agreement - Testifying
  • Checklist - Expert Retention

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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