Why Join?

FEWA has the distinction of being the only expert witness association that requires verifiable qualifications and testimonies to be designated as a Member.

FEWA stands alone with a combination of benefits for its members, by incorporating networking, education and referrals each as integral aspects of FEWA membership.


Vision:

The Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) is the leading organization for expert witnesses to acquire training, eminence, and certification.


Mission:

FEWA is dedicated to the professional development, ethical standards, and promotion of forensic consultants in all fields of discipline.


Purpose:

The purpose of FEWA is to promote the highest standards of professionalism to all members, to educate, to protect the general welfare of the forensic profession and its members, to improve the practice of the professional forensic expert, to advance the profession of forensic consulting in all fields of the discipline and to offer expertise and knowledge to the forensic and legal industry as a whole.


 

Making Experts Into Expert Witnesses

Our current membership includes experts from a diverse range of specialties, and we provide the tools and resources they need to become highly sought after expert witnesses. We have the people, knowledge, experience, and education to help you build your credibility and excel in the legal arena as an expert witness.

Networking

  • SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES whereby qualified FEWA members are invited to make presentations at meetings of other professional groups and prospective client organizations. In addition to improving their speaking skills, members have the opportunity of broadcasting their personalities and their qualifications in the legal and professional communities.
  • MEMBER DEVELOPMENT through networking with other members, participation in committee activities, and participation in other functions sponsored by the Association.

Credibility

  • A VIRTUAL MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY listing members’ names and forensic specialties, which provides a marketing instrument for the organization and its members (www.forensic.org).
  • MCLE CONTINUING EDUCATION credit for the legal profession (and credit for CPAs coming soon).
  • ENHANCED RECOGNITION for members who earn their Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC) credential.

Professional Development

  • PROGRAMS, WORKSHOPS, and a 2-DAY NATIONAL CONFERENCE designed for education, networking, and professional development of your practice.
  • LEARNING ON-DEMAND allowing members free access to FEWA's live Virtual Academy webinars as well as all archived webinar recordings to view on-demand.
  • A BI-WEEKLY NEWSLETTER notifying members of scheduled meetings, workshops, and other events important to their development in the field of forensic practice; reporting on past events which may be of interest to members and containing articles and other information of importance to members.

A Community At Your Fingertips

  • Community Benefit – FEWA is a community resource for all who seek qualified forensic services together with expertise in specialty fields. Members of FEWA are professionals as expert witnesses, with experience, training, and skill in their specific disciplines.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

View and print our official Benefits of Membership

  • Online Expert Witness Directory
  • Member rate for monthly membership meeting
  • Webinars and educational conferences
  • Outstanding speakers on forensic subjects and materials
  • Networking with other consultants, attorneys, potential clients
  • Bi-weekly Newsletter -- with updates via email as needed
  • Website referrals
  • Speakers' Bureau

All Professional and Associate members will receive a basic posting on the FEWA website as part of their dues payment. Previously, only Professional members were eligible to be listed. Associates and Professional members are designated by their titles on their profile.

Membership Categories: Current members of FEWA, will be listed in the online Find An Expert directory under subcategories related to your areas of expertise. Selecting subcategories is a marketing tool that greatly improves your visibility. Your first three categories and subcategories are free with membership and additional categories and subcategories are $20 each. Please note you may add or revise categories during annual membership renewal. If you are missing categories, browse the categories today, then fill out the Membership Categories form and submit to the FEWA Office.

LinkedIn: Current members of FEWA are eligible to join the FEWA group and display the FEWA logo on their LinkedIn pages! Click here to visit the FEWA linked in page and request to join the group.

Logo: Current members of FEWA are able to use the FEWA logo to add to business webpages that will link back to the FEWA website. Please email the National Office with this request.