January 01, 2019 Experts

The Dangers of Overzealous Experts

Savvy lawyers love to face off against overzealous experts; they are easy to pick-off and jurors distrust them.

Maria E. Rodriguez

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For attorneys, zealous representation of a client is required. For experts, “zealous representation” is flatly inconsistent with what they purportedly bring to the process. An overzealous expert can tank your case and is much more dangerous than the opposite—the expert who is meek or not zealous enough.

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