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Real Estate Expert Witness
Richard K. Hollowell
Over 45 years of real estate asset management
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
An expert witness is typically required in one of two scenarios. First, when trial is approaching and an expert is required to opine on certain aspects at issue in trial or second, to support litigation efforts prior to trial.
At 12 Universal Connections we attract a broad spectrum of people. We have mature, professional, working class, lively, friendly, fun and single participants who attend our events. We have a good cross-section of people from all types of fields, different personalities with various interests, meaning there will be someone for everyone.
At 12 Universal Connection our goal is to bring people together. We bring the fun, the attraction and the spark* to an event.
Attorneys are experts on the law, not real estate or other business subject to litigation. When a client hires a lawyer, most times that lawyer needs to study up and learn the business or industry which is the subject of the law suit. If a subject matter expert is hired early in the process they can be invaluable in explaining the nuisances of the business issues at hand to the attorney. Armed with this knowledge that the attorney might otherwise not have, the attorney can then do a better job representing the interest of their clients earlier in the litigation.
This depends on the case. If the case calls for a hyper local issue, then a local expert is probably better suited for that matter. However, if the case is less focused on a hyper local issue, a national expert should suffice. Our experience dictates that the best experts for the case are the ones who understand the relevant legal issues best, not those physically closest to the real estate.
No. RIchard Hollowell experience includes over $3 billion in total transaction volume in over 35 states and 50 different MSA’s.