About Dr. Pierce
Nationally Recognized Forensic Mental Health Consultant and Expert Witness
Aaron Pierce, Ph.D.
Dr. Pierce is a forensic mental health expert providing services to defense and state attorneys throughout Texas and nationwide. He has been providing services for 26 years, primarily in the areas of sex offender and violent offender treatment and evaluation, mitigation, false allegations of sexual abuse, forensic interview of children and adults, and false confessions.
He is intimately familiar with the scientific literature in all of these areas, and he uses that knowledge to assist attorneys in analyzing case information and devising strategies for trial.
He assists in the guilt/innocence phase of trial, as well as the punishment phase.
In guilt/innocence, his expertise is crucial in assisting with cross-examination of opposing counsel’s witnesses, providing rebuttal testimony, and also testimony specific to his findings in your case. In punishment, he can provide testimony about offender characteristics, assessment results, and prognosis.
Whether assessment results are positive or negative, reports are always provided to attorneys so that you can demonstrate that you provided effective assistance to your client.
During his work, he also educates attorneys with regard to the literature and how it can be applied effectively in direct and cross-examination so you can use this information in future cases.
Dr. Pierce practices in the field and teaches forensic psychology to doctoral students — he is current with best field practice and well-qualified to teach in all of his expert areas.
Credentials and Education