In Dr. Raffle’s 49 year practice as a Forensic Psychiatrist he has conducted and rendered opinion in more than 5000 forensic psychiatric assessments. He is Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry and brings to his work a rare* level of skill and experience:

  • 700 trials and depositions in Federal, State and Administrative jurisdictions Nationwide
  • 5,000 assessments rendering findings and conclusions across a broad range of psychiatric issues
  • University of California Medical School (UCSF) Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, 25 years
  • Hastings Law School, Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy Post-Graduate Program, Instructor about the direct and cross-examination of Expert Witnesses, 11 years

Dr. Raffle opines in cases for both plaintiff and defense. His practice reflects special expertise, including:

*3% of Board Certified Psychiatrists also hold Board Certification in Forensic Psychiatry and very few have practiced in this field more than 15 years (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology). Dr. Raffle’s forensic practice was well under way when Board-Certification became available in the specialty of Forensic Psychiatry in 1994.

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