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Dr. Pogos H. Voskanian
Medical Director
1240 Serota Place
Philadelphia PA 19115
USA
phone: 215-938-7227
fax: 215-938-7474
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Expertise: Specializing in applications of clinical psychiatry to legal issues in civil and criminal matters at the interface of Psychiatry and the Law. Has served as an evaluator or expert witness in about three hundred cases in State and Federal courts in matters relating to:
  • Mental State at Time-of-the-Offense Evaluations
  • Insanity Defense / Diminished Capacity
  • Civil & Criminal Competency Evaluations
  • Competency to Stand Trial / Competency to Waive Miranda Rights
  • Testamentary Capacity / Testimonial Capacity / Informed Consent
  • Capital Sentencing & Mitigation
  • Risk of Violence Assessments
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Independent Medical Evaluations / Psychiatric Disability
  • Personal Injury / Pain & Suffering / Emotional Distress
  • Workplace Violence Assessments
  • Discrimination
  • Evaluations under Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Fitness for Duty
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Toxic Tort
  • Product Liability

  • Professional Background: Certified by ABPN in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Psychiatry and Law Program at MCP Hahanemann University. Director of Psychiatry & Law Program and Director of Correctional Mental Health Services Program/Provider of Mental Health Services for the City of Philadelphia Prison System. Formerly Director of Psychiatry & Law Program at the Medical College of Virginia. M.D. Degree -University of Massachusetts. Psychiatry Residency & Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship -Tulane University Medical Center.
    Wills are generally contested either on the grounds that the testator lacked Testamentary Capacity (was incompetent to make a will at the time of signing it) or the testator, because of his/her mental state, was subject to Undue Influence (i.e. if there is evidence of coercion, manipulation, deception, compulsion, intimidation, etc.) or an Undue Influence secondary to a thought disturbance (such as delusions affecting the testator's free will in making decisions).

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    Professor Gregory G. Gilbertson, MS
    4722 Snow Grass Place NE
    Olympia WA 98516
    USA
    phone: 360-237-4247
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    Gregory Gilbertson Police Misconduct Expert PhotoProfessor Gregory Gilbertson is a Law Enforcement, Police Standards and Practices, and Police Misconduct and Excessive Use of Force expert with over 25 years of "boots on the ground" experience in the criminal justice system. He has earned moral authority with judges, prosecutors, attorneys, and juries alike for his career in public service and adult education.

    Public Service Experience - Gregory Gilbertson is the only full time and tenured criminal justice professor in Washington State that has served as an International Police Trainer in both Iraq and Afghanistan. On both deployments, totaling over two years, he was designated a Subject Matter Expert in Police Training, Standards, and Practices by the US Department of Justice and US Department of Defense.

    In Baghdad, Professor Gilbertson led a team of curriculum specialists in developing a bachelor’s degree program for the Baghdad Police College. He was then assigned as Deputy Director of the United Kingdom’s Basrah Training Academy. In Basrah, Professor Gilbertson supervised the daily training of over 500 Iraqi police cadets. He then deployed a second time to Kabul, Afghanistan. In Kabul, Professor Gilbertson served 13 months as a NATO Liaison and Senior Mentor to the commander of the Afghan National Police Academy.

    Police Misconduct Specialist - During his law enforcement career with the cities of Atlanta and LaGrange police departments, Professor Gilbertson was a top producing officer in felony and misdemeanor arrests. He was awarded seven letters of commendation for meritorious service as a senior patrolman, SWAT team member, stakeout squad detective, school resource officer, and superior court investigator. While working as a police officer, he also earned a Master's degree in Justice Administration from Columbus State University. Professor Gilbertson provides attorneys and clients with expert testimony for cases involving:
    • Civil Rights Violations
    • Police Misconduct
    • Police Brutality
    • Excessive Force
    • False Arrest
    • Self Defense Criminal Procedures
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Police Standards & Practices
  • SWAT Tactics
  • Search & Seizure
  • Probable Cause
  • Criminal Defense Specialist - As a private investigator specializing in criminal defense case work for over a decade, Professor Gilbertson has worked with dozens of attorneys on hundreds of cases. He is known by prosecutors and attorneys alike for his tenacious attention to detail during pretrial investigations. As a former police officer, superior court investigator, and SWAT team officer, Professor Gilbertson is keenly aware of when the police are lying or grossly exaggerating the truth.

    Working with defense attorneys, Professor Gilbertson has achieved positive outcomes and acquittals for clients charged with:
    • Murder
    • Attempted Murder & Felony Assault
    • Theft of Firearms & Motor Vehicles
    • Domestic Violence
    • Residential Burglary
  • Narcotics Manufacture & Trafficking
  • Rape & Sexual Assault
  • Armed Robbery
  • Assaulting a Police Officer
  • Resisting Arrest
  • View Gregory Gilbertson's Consulting Profile.
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    Israel Reyes, Esq.
    Managing Partner
    One Columbus Center
    1 Alhambra Plaza Ste. 1130
    Coral Gables FL 33134
    USA
    phone: 305-403-2272
    fax: 305-403-2273
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    Israel Reyes, Esq., Founder and Managing Partner of The Reyes Law Firm, P.A., has over 30 years of experience in the fields of Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement. He currently handles all types of civil and criminal litigation representing attorneys, receivers, commercial entities, and individuals.

    Background Experience:
    • Former Circuit Court Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida - Appointed by former Governor Jeb Bush in 2003, Mr. Reyes retired in 2011, after approximately 30 years of public service.
    • Assistant State Attorney - Mr. Reyes served in the Racketeering / Organized Crime Unit, Civil Forfeiture Section. While there, he handled the litigation of civil forfeitures concentrating on illegal drug money laundering cases. He was one of the principal drafters of the revised state money laundering bill signed into law by Governor Bush in 2000.
    • Personal Injury Attorney - Mr. Reyes served as personal injury law associate handling the litigation of personal injury, wrongful death, and professional (medical malpractice) negligence cases, and civil actions.
    • Police Officer / Detective with the Miami-Dade Police Department - From 1980-1995, Mr. Reyes worked in the Homicide Bureau, Media Relations Section, and Special Investigations Division’s Criminal Conspiracy and Racketeering Squads. He served in the Organized Crime Bureau; U.S. Secret Service Task Force; Police Applicant Background Investigation Unit, Firearms Training Section, and Uniform Patrol Division, earning numerous commendations and awards.
    Litigation Support - With his extensive background in law enforcement and the criminal justice system, Israel Reyes offers wide ranging Alternative Dispute Resolution Services in civil, criminal, probate, and family law matters. He currently serves as an:
    • Arbitrator
    • Police Procedure Expert Witness
    • Attorney’s Fees Expert Witness
    • Private Judge
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Mediator
  • Special Magistrate
  • Insurance Umpire
  • View The Reyes Law Firm, P.A.'s Consulting Profile.