Expert for Hire: “Expert for Hire”
“If you know your business and industry like a book, testifying as an expert witness can be a lucrative sideline”
“Deborah Dickson, CPA, is president of an Irvine, Calif., accounting firm. Along with juggling a busy practice, Dickson and her associates find themselves involved as expert witnesses on at least a six lawsuits at any given moment. The legal work, which pays professional experts anywhere from $150 to $500 an hour, is a lucrative supplement to her accounting practice, says Dickson, who is also the president of the Forensic Consultants Assn., based in Newport Beach, Calif. ”
– Discusses a lucrative way to make income in addition to your business or after you retire. The maximum per hour charge was pretty good at $500 per hour. -ed.