Wisconsin Chapter Members until July 15

Non-Chapter Members after July 15

IAAI Expert Witness Class

September 29-October 1, 2023

Steven Point, WI

Hotel Registration Information - Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, 301 Division Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

The hotel will honor the state rate of $90 a night for single occupancy for this seminar.
Please call: 715-345-7000.
You will need to use this discount code: WI-IAAI Expert Witness Seminar Block.

Class Room: Stevens Point Fire Department Station 1, 1701 Franklin Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481

Court Room: Portage County Court House, 1516 Church Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481 

Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony

The Expert Witness Courtroom Testimony course walks you through what it’s like to prepare for and testify as an expert witness in a real case. During the class, you will spend time with actual attorneys giving your deposition, preparing for your testimony, as well as spending the day in a real courtroom environment where you will take the stand for direct and cross-examination.

The classroom portion includes Legal System Overview; Court Rules and Case Law; Qualifying as an Expert and Standing by Your Curriculum Vitae; and How to Write and Present Your Opinion Analysis.


The court preparation portion includes The Practical Exercise; Court Exhibits: How to Present and what should be Included; Presentation of Evidence: Best Practices; and Working with an Attorney.

This course meets the testimony requirement for IAAI-CFI® (IAAI-Certified Fire Investigator) application.


Work Experience: A minimum of four years’ full-time or five years’ part-time general experience in the fire investigation industry. Specific Work Experience: A minimum of seven fire scenes that you were the lead Origin & Cause Investigator.

Able to meet all the requirements of the IAAI-CFI® application except for the expert witness testimony requirement.


Refund Information:

Registration will be refunded at:

Full Refund up to August 18, 2023

Full Refund up to August 25, 2023, if vacated is spot filled from wait list.

No Refund after August 25, 2023

After Registration, Email Pre-Class Form to: [email protected]