Dr. Timothy Habick, Ph.D.
has spent over 20 years of his professional career applying Linguistic and Logical Expertise
to ensure the highest standards of fairness and legal defensibility in high-stakes written products. He has extensive test development experience in a wide variety of testing programs, including the GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, PAEG, LSAT, K-12, GED, Praxis, BPI, Global Competence Assessment, the Uniform CPA Examination
In 2000, he formed Reasoning, Inc. a test development company that has completed contracts for ETS, the Law School Admission Council, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, CTB/McGraw-Hill, the American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence, and other major testing organizations.
Dr. Habick provides Linguistic Analysis
of news reports and other communications and in assessment of Violations of Legal, Ethical, and Professional Standards
. He has provided forensic linguistic services in support of Dr. Marilyn Lashner’s case evaluations, analyses and reports, discovery assistance, and testimony. Dr. Habick assumed ownership of Media Analysis & Communications Research after Dr. Lashner’s death in 2010. Dr. Habick has testified as an expert witness in linguistics in the U.S. District Court, Trenton, in The United States of America v. Tyshon Bey. He has also performed linguistic analyses in support of defamation cases for the law firms of Pisanelli-Bice, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, Tampa, Florida.
Areas of Expertise
- Invasion of Privacy
- Copyright Infringement
- Identification of Authorship
- Interpretation of Contracts
- Taped Conversations
American Dialect Society (ADS)
International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL)