Honesty, Integrity, and Sound Science
Dr. Aaron Pierce:
Nationally Recognized Forensic Mental Health Consultant and Expert Witness
Aaron Pierce, Ph.D
Trusted and Experienced Forensic Mental Health Expert
Dr. Pierce is a nationally recognized expert in forensic mental health matters — both practicing and teaching in the field. His expertise as a licensed clinician and professor proves invaluable to attorneys who turn to him for their toughest cases — seeking his testimony and advice on false allegations of sexual abuse, false confessions, forensic interviewing protocols, and eyewitness credibility.
As a clinician, Dr. Pierce provides risk and mitigation assessments of sexual and violent offenders. Attorneys know that Dr. Pierce’s effective and comprehensive work is the cornerstone of case analysis and preparation that demonstrates that the attorney provided the most effective legal representation possible.
Dr. Pierce’s mastery of the scientific literature on sexual offenders and victims of sexual abuse makes him a formidable ally in the courtroom as well as a trusted advisor to the State. He currently serves as the Chair of the Texas Council on Sex Offender Treatment appointed by two governors in 2005, 2011, and 2017. The Council creates the rules and standards of practice for treating and evaluating sexual offenders and is the sole licensing agency for sex offender treatment providers.