Gilbertson Investigations is a consortium of police experts and other professionals who advocate for victims of police misconduct and the criminal justice system. Working with civil rights and criminal defense attorneys nationwide, our experts provide lawyers with insightful case analysis, informative reports, dispositive depositions, and convincing trial testimony in excessive force, false arrest, criminal and self defense cases.
Our flat rate expert witness fees typically range from $5000.00 – $8000.00 depending on the nature, complexity, and case venue. A preliminary case assessment is billed at $175.00 per hour with a 4-hour minimum. A fee agreement and 50% non-refundable retainer is required before work begins.
OPPOSING COUNSEL DEPOSITION FEES: Opposing counsel depositions and interviews are billed to opposing counsel at $395.00 per hour. Driving time from Olympia, WA, to deposition or trial venues is billed at $175.00 per hour and $0.54 per mile. Reasonable parking fees of $30.00 per day may also be invoiced. No travel fees are billed for depositions, interviews, or trials conducted in Olympia, Washington. Opposing counsel will be invoiced for deposition or pretrial interviews to include the round-trip driving time, parking, and mileage from Olympia to the deposition or interview venue.
DEPOSITION VIDEO CONFERENCING: Regus Professional Offices in Olympia, Washington offer video conferencing for depositions. Regus Professional Offices can be reached at 360-918-7200, or by email at: email@example.com.
EXPERT WITNESS TRAVEL: Expert witness fees do not include reasonable travel expenses. Travel expenses include non-stop, round trip airfare from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to the destination city and hotel expenses. These expenses will be paid in advance of any travel by retaining counsel. In addition, rental car, taxi, mileage, and airport parking fees will be invoiced and paid by retaining counsel upon completion of any travel.
AGENCY LICENSING & CEO: Gilbertson Investigations is a licensed, bonded, and insured private investigations agency in Washington State, license Number 1759. The CEO, Owner, and Agency Principal of Gilbertson Investigations is Professor Gregory Gilbertson. His personal Washington State Unarmed Private Investigator License Number is 3198. All other individuals listed on this web site are subject matter experts and consultants.
AGENCY COUNSEL: Gilbertson Investigations Inc. is represented by attorney Jean Jorgensen and the law firm of Edward K. Le, Attorneys at Law, 135 Park Avenue North, Renton, WA 98057, (425) 336-2255, email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.