Forensic Expert

Objective, ethical, and expert assessments and opinions in animal legal cases. Dr. Goldman is a court qualified animal behavior expert.

  • Legal Consultations
  • Expert Testimony

Legal Consult and Expert Witness

Forensic services are reserved for attorneys and their clients involved in litigation related to animal behavior. Dr. Goldman is a qualified animal behavior material and expert witness and has provided testimony for the defense and plaintiff. Cases include, but are not limited to animal cruelty, aggression, nuisance, bites and bodily injury, custody, and dangerous/vicious propensity. Fees are determined on case by case basis.

Services include:

  • Legal Consultation
  • Case and Record Review  
  • Research and Investigation
  • Behavior Assessment and Evaluation
  • Testing, Analysis, SAFER, ASPCA
  • Video Coding and Analysis
  • History and Investigation
  • Written Reports
  • Summary of Findings
  • Diagnosis and Prognosis
  • Treatment and Recommendations
  • Declarations
  • Material and Expert Witness Testimony
  • Deposition
  • Binding Arbitration
  • Trial

"Dr. Goldman was very instrumental in this victory..." (Ruling after trial de novo on appeal from an administrative hearing , City of La Quinta) D. Cordle Law Offices of Frederic Wieder, Palm Desert, CA "Dr. Jill Goldman's testimony and her opinion on this incident is the better reasoned one..." Hon. R.J. Polis Neutral Arbitrator, Judicate West, Santa Ana, CA

Office Hours


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM