AGENCY COUNSEL, FEES, & LICENSE
AGENCY COUNSEL: Professor Gregory Gilbertson is represented by his attorney and business agent, Eric G. Carlson, Esq. of Chehalis, Washington. Mr. Carlson can be reached by telephone at (360) 269-5541, or by email at email@example.com. Mr. Carlson is the client’s point of contact regarding concerns pertaining to expert witness or private investigations casework.
AGENCY FEES: All expert witness casework requires a minimum retainer of $5000.00. Retainers exceeding this amount may be required in some cases depending upon the nature and complexity of the case. Professor Gilbertson’s casework rate is $225.00 per hour. Most expert reports require a minimum of 50-60 hours to complete, and may exceed the same in complex cases. The terms and conditions of each case will be detailed in the client’s fee agreement.
DEPOSITIONS & TRIALS: Deposition and trial testimony is billed at $475.00 per hour. Driving time from Olympia to depositions or trials in Washington and Oregon is billed at $225.00 per hour. Other terms and conditions related to out-of-state and overnight travel will be detailed in the client’s fee agreement.
TRAVEL: Expert witness fees do not include travel expenses. Clients pay in advance for Professor Gilbertson’s Business Class airfare and parking fees from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to the destination city. Clients are also responsible for all hotel, ground transportation, and other reasonable meal expenses as detailed in the client’s fee agreement.
LICENSE: Gilbertson Investigations Inc. is a licensed, bonded, and insured private investigations agency based in Olympia, Washington. The Washington State Department of Licensing agency license number is 1759. Professor Gregory Gilbertson is the CEO and Agency Principal of Gilbertson Investigations Inc. Professor Gilbertson’s Washington State Department of Licensing P.I. license number is 3198.