Dottie Davis has provided an expert witness opinion, as well as testimony at trial in both civil and criminal cases in several states. With her experiences as a survivor of domestic violence, extensive background in law enforcement, and as a police trainer in several subject matters including family violence, the Lethality Assessment Program and Crisis Intervention Team Program, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the court room.


2014 Criminal

State of Indiana vs. Josh A. Abbott (Jefferson Superior Court cause number 39D01-1402-FB-104). Testified at sentencing. Pled to 3 felonies and 1 misdemeanor. Sentenced to 8 years on each felony and 1 year on the misdemeanor.

2013 Criminal

Expert Witness Testimony; Wells County Prosecuting Attorney; Bluffton, Indiana

2008 Criminal

Expert Witness Daniel Mojica, as Special Administrator v. Hector Rosario, et al, East Chicago Police Department; Hammond, Indiana


2014 Civil

Claim against City of Tucson/Tucson Police Department; Hicks Wrongful Death Claim; John and Wendy Hicks, Claimants; Martin Rodriguez and Michael T. Hestekin II, The Rodriguez Law Firm, PLLC. Affidavit with professional opinions concerning the case prepared and submitted. The case was mediated and settled January 2014.

2012 Civil

Amy Leichtenberg, on her own behalf and as Administrator of the Estate of Duncan Leichtenberg, and as Administrator of the Estate of Jack Leichtenberg, Plaintiff, v. City of Leroy, Police Officers Dustin Wiseman, Police Officer Nathan Wilkins, Police Officer Jason Williamson, and other Unknown Officers of the Leroy Police Department, Defendants. (United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois Peoria Division Case No. 10-CV-1253) Deposed. March 2013 an out-of-court settlement was reached. The amount was undisclosed.

2010 Civil

James Fenton, et al., vs. City of Chicago (case No. 06 L 7956). Testified at trial. Jury award of 2.3 million dollars which was affirmed by the 1st District Appellate Court . David Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Offices Ltd.