The reputation of Extension professionals as "impartial brokers" of factual information may generate requests for expert, third-party testimony in lawsuits. How should an Extension professional respond when Extension and litigation cross paths? My education at the "intersection of Extension and litigation" began in 2000. This brief introduction to the subpoena, discovery, and deposition process may prove helpful if/when lawyers call.
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Balcom, N. C. (2004). At the Intersection of Extension and Litigation: What to Do When Lawyers Call. The Journal of Extension, 42(2), Article 29. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol42/iss2/29