Expert Witness Consultation & Testimony

Kearnan Consulting Group is proud to offer Expert Witness Services including and involving:

  • Security Litigation & Premises Liability
  • Defense and Plaintiff Cases
  • Deposition, Trial, Mediation & Arbitration Testimony
  • Trial Consulting Services, Mitigation Strategy Development
  • Case Consultations and Reviews

Mr. Kearnan consults frequently with attorneys, municipalities, county governments on legal disputes involving police practices, policies, and procedures. Much of Mr. Kearnan’s cases deal with 1983 civil rights claims filed in federal courts in the areas of police use of force.

Mr. Kearnan will provide a practical and supportable opinion, based on methodology for opinions using pragmatic fact-based analysis process that is based upon verifiable discovery evidence that corroborates and substantiates the complaint with other discovery evidence made available that is reasonable, rational and credible.

Mr. Kearnan has established an excellent reputation as an expert witness in the 1990s and 2000s when he was a narcotics special agent and police detective resulting in a number of significant trial victories.

Opinions are developed based upon credibility discovery and other evidence in each case which will validates the lawful, necessary, and reasonable/appropriate operational response based upon the totality of facts and circumstances consistent with each incident.

Mr. Kearnan will not accept any case in which he feels he cannot support as it relates to well-established police practices and procedures.

Our Services Include:

  • Use of lethal and less-lethal force (Police and Corrections)
  • Police Pursuits
  • Use of Force
  • Negligent Retention
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Police Supervision
  • Police Training
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Professional Standards Investigations
  • Crime Scene Procedures and Techniques
  • Interviews and Interrogations
  • False Arrest
  • Private Security Best Practices
  • Negligent Security Operations
  • Initial Case Review and Assessment
  • Document Review
  • Oral and Written Reports
  • Drafting of Deposition Questions
  • Opposing Expert Evaluations
  • Law Enforcement Consulting Services