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WHAT DO FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGISTS DO?

An expert witness is qualified by their specialized knowledge, skill, experience, training and/or education to testify in the form of an opinion. Psychologists testify as experts in a wide variety of circumstances. These psychologists are engaged in Forensic Psychology. According to the American Board of Forensic Psychology (ABFP), the definition of forensic psychology "is the application of the science and profession of psychology to questions and issues relating to law and the legal system."

Why Lamb and Maddux LLC?

We are practicing psychologists with an understanding of the legal system, data as legal evidence, ethics in the context of legal systems, the principles and methods of forensic mental-health assessment and more.

"Opposition can always challenge the facts, but should never convert them."

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Less Surprises During Expert Witness Testimony

We prepare our reports in anticipation of testimony. Therefore, we rest our opinions upon generally accepted, scientific, reliable and valid forensic psychological evaluation methods. Our reports factor in corroboration, collateral information, alternative hypotheses and limitations. Our method is reasonable, comprehensive and transparent.

Why Our Forensic Psychologists?

First consider, “What do forensic psychologists do?” They apply the science and profession of psychology to questions and issues relating to law and the legal system. We believe this requires specialization in forensic psychology. Requirements attained by our psychologists include knowledge, experience and training in psychology and legal issues.

Lower Expert Witness Fees

In accordance with the APA Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology, we will keep you informed of new information, opinions or other potentially relevant information as it arises. Based on our initial screening, you may terminate our engagement without falling subject to payment of the subsequent fees involved in the forensic assessment process.

Move to Settle With Us

What can you expect from our specialists in forensic psychology? Jobs like this: Reports with clearly articulated and addressed psycholegal questions; a coherent organization; well-defined observations (versus inferences); and logical bridges between the data and opinions without the irrelevant "stuff." These features can reduce the need for testimony.

Emotional damages, independent medical exams (IME), fitness-for-duty-evaluation, psychological damages, litigation support and more. Get in touch and tell us more details about your issue.

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We can demonstrate what makes your client unique regarding their motivations, family environment and developmental experiences, past treatment attempts, offense record, risk and more. We can connect you with a former prison psychologist for expert testimony.

Cases of child neglect, DYFS, extreme hardship waiver, ACS, N-648 exam waiver, DCPP, forensic assessment, sex offender evaluation, child psychological evaluation and more. Contact us for an overview of our expert witness fees.

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Dr. Jemour Maddux, Psy.D., ABPP is the Managing Director of Lamb and Maddux, LLC. Office of Psychological Services, Court Advisory Center in the New York and New Jersey area. He is board certified in forensic psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. Only a select number of psychologists in the nation have achieved this distinction of their proficiency in the practice of forensic psychology. He received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Department of Psychology at Indiana State University. His areas of interest include child abuse/maltreatment, assessment of psychological injury/damages and sentencing. Dr. Maddux is on the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), which is the nation's largest interdisciplinary professional society for those working in the field of child maltreatment. 

Dr. Maddux has published research on diminished capacity, forensic interviewing and child-abuse evaluations. He has worked for public and private agencies, and three correctional institutions. His experiences as a forensic psychology consultant are varied. Dr. Maddux has been qualified as an expert by the U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; New York Supreme Court and the New Jersey Superior Court. Dr. Maddux has been cited and relied upon by The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. He is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional; Certified Anger-Management Specialist; Finding Words® trained psychologist; and a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist. Dr. Maddux sits on the Amicus & Public Policy Committee of APSAC. He is a past Diplomate of the National Anger Management Association, a committee member of the Association for Scientific Advancement in Psychological Injury and Law (ASAPIL) and a member of several national and state psychological associations such as the American Psychological Association, American College of Forensic Psychology and the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) Forensic Division for which he is the President Elect. Dr. Maddux is a Visiting Clinical Supervisor at Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. He has forensic experience in states outside of New York and New Jersey. He is no stranger to competition. He has won several state, county, and conference championships during his high-school and college track and field career as a pole vaulter.

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