A senior clinical faculty member at Harvard Medical School, Harold J. Bursztajn, M.D., is active in patient care in medical, psychiatric and judicial education nationally. He is qualified in both state and federal courts and is nationally recognized as a distinguished impartial, clinical, ethical and forensic expert to P/D attorneys and institutions. Individual and multispecialty team consultations available.
Informed Consent & Malpractice
Employment Litigation: ADA, Disability, Sexual Misconduct Discrimination, Worker's Compensation
Recent Supreme Court decisions emphasize the need to regulate the admissibility of expert testimony by means of standards that require opinions going beyond ipse dixit; that is, that are based on more than the fact that the expert "said it him/herself
James W. Potts, JD, owner of Potts & Associates, has been assisting and representing employers of all sizes and industries regarding State & Federal employment law compliance for 45 years. He has been an expert witness for over 20 years and has assisted both plaintiffs and defendants.
Throughout his professional career, Jim has attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Juris Doctorate Degree, Real Estate Broker License, and is also a former a Reserve Captain, a P.O.S. T. Certified Terrorist Investigator, a member of the Open Source Intelligence Team all as a twenty-year member of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. In addition,
Jim is a certified Mediator through the Los Angeles County Bar Association and a former Master Teacher for the University of Phoenix having taught on the graduate and undergraduate levels. His course curriculums included, but were not limited to, Business Law, Employment Law, United States Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Ethics.
Rounding off Jim’s career highlights, he is also an author having published his first book In July 2008 (Right to Counsel) and a second one in November 2013 entitled “Walking on Eggshells, Managing Minorities in the Workplace.” Jim has a third book, "The Master’s Will" which is currently under consideration by several publishers and producers and finally, on July 20,2021, Jim released his latest book, “Defending a Serial Killer” based upon a true story when Jim, as a law student, defended a serial killer on death row.
Potts & Associates Company Profile
Litigation Support - James W. Potts offers expert witness services to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defense. He is experienced with cases involving the following issues:
At a time when arguing about the benefits of seeking out talent without regard to color and other ethnic issues has long gone out of fashion, it is easy to believe that all is well in the corporate world. The author seeks to assist managers and supervisors on how to manage minorities. This book helps them realize dealing with the task is not as difficult as they may think. For these managers and supervisors, giving careful consideration of the guidelines in the book will help them reduce potential lawsuits.
In the late 1970s, a crime wave swept California. Several young girls were kidnapped, brutally raped, and murdered. Michael Dee Mattson, a drug addict with severe emotional problems, was convicted of these crimes and sentenced to be executed in California's gas chamber. James Potts, an aspiring young attorney still coming to terms with the rape of his own younger sister, is asked to find a way to get Mattson's conviction overturned.
As a highly professional & credible Expert, Consultant, & Speaker, Jean Seawright has provided trusted advice & HR Consultation to thousands of organizations nationwide. As president of Seawright & Associates, a Human Resource Management-Consulting Firm, Ms. Seawright is widely respected for her knowledge of state & federal employment regulations including, but not limited to FLSA, ADA, FMLA, Title VII, & others.
Since 1987, she has focused on engagements involving hiring, coaching, & terminating employees; regulatory compliance; charges of discrimination; performance management systems; internal investigations (including harassment); employee handbook development; compensation plan design; HR audits; hiring systems; job descriptions; & others. Ms. Seawright is a frequent speaker at state & national trade associations & is the author of numerous articles & publications in the field of human resources, including the popular book, The Employment Genie®, an exclusive hiring, coaching, & termination system for businesses.
Areas of Expertise:
Negligent Hiring and Retention
Discrimination and EEO Compliance
HR Policies and Programs
FLSA and Wage and Hour Compliance
Expert Witness Services for Employment Law Matters
Ms. Seawright is available for case analysis, case theory evaluation, expert witness reports, depositions, analysis of other expert testimony, and trial testimony.
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