About Us

SEAK (Skills, Education, Achievement, Knowledge) was founded in 1980 by attorney Steven Babitsky, who as a practicing attorney recognized the need for excellence in continuing education.

SEAK is the world’s leading provider of Expert Witness training and texts and sponsors the nation’s longest running and largest Workers Compensation and Occupational Medicine conference. SEAK publishes professional directories for Expert Witnesses, Medical File Reviewers and IME Doctors. SEAK is also the leading provider of Non-Clinical Career  and Supplemental Income training for physicians.

SEAK has trained over 20,000 doctors, lawyers, nurses, expert witnesses and other professionals.  We are based on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

If you have any questions about SEAK, Inc. please feel free to call Steven Babitsky at 508.548.9443.

 

Steven Babitsky, Esq.
President

Steven Babitsky, Esq., is the President of SEAK, Inc. Attorney Babitsky was a personal injury litigator for twenty years and is the former managing partner of the firm Kistin, Babitsky, Latimer & Beitman. Mr. Babitsky trains hundreds of experts every year through SEAK’s scheduled programs for expert witnesses, invited presentations, and customized expert witness training programs presented to corporations, associations, and governmental agencies. He also serves as a one-on-one consultant to expert witnesses who desire to improve their expert witness practices. He is the creator and co-seminar leader for the Annual National Expert Witness Conference. Attorneys Babitsky and Mangraviti have created and taught numerous one- and two-day interactive workshops for expert witnessing including Testifying Skills Workshop; Law School for Expert Witnesses; Advanced Cross-Examination Workshop; Expert Report Writing Workshop; How to Start and Build a Successful Expert Witness Practice; Marketing Your Expert Witness Practice; How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness; Persuasion Skills for Expert Witnesses; Advanced Deposition Skills for Expert Witnesses; The Biggest Mistakes Expert Witnesses Make and How to Avoid Them; and Advanced Testifying Skills for Expert Witnesses, The Master’s Program. Mr. Babitsky is the co-author of the texts Depositions: The Comprehensive Guide for Expert Witnesses; The A-Z Guide to Expert Witnessing; How to Become a Dangerous Expert Witness: Advanced Techniques and Strategies; Writing and Defending Your Expert Report: The Step-by-Step Guide with Models; How to Excel During Cross-Examination: Techniques for Experts That Work; The Comprehensive Forensic Services Manual: The Essential Resources for All Experts; How to Excel During Depositions: Techniques for Experts That Work; and Never Lose Again: Become a Top Negotiator by Asking the Right Questions.

 

Tel. (Direct Dial): 508.548.9443
Fax: 508.540.8304
E-mail: stevenbabitsky@seak.com
Steve Babitsky’s CV

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James J. Mangraviti, Jr, Esq.
Principal

James J. Mangraviti, Jr., Esq., has trained thousands of expert witnesses through seminars, conferences, corporate training, training for professional societies, and training for governmental agencies including the FBI, IRS, Secret Service, and Department of Defense.  He is also frequently called by experts, their employers, and retaining counsel to train and prepare individual expert witnesses for upcoming testimony.  Mr. Mangraviti assists expert witnesses one-on-one with report writing, mentoring, and practice development.  He is a former litigator who currently serves as Principal of the expert witness training company SEAK, Inc. (www.testifyingtraining.com).  Mr. Mangraviti received his BA degree in mathematics summa cum laude from Boston College and his JD degree cum laude from Boston College Law School.  Mr. Mangraviti has designed dozens of expert witness training programs and has personally taught experts in a group setting over 200 times since 1997. He is the co-author of thirty books, including:

How to Be an Effective Expert Witness at Deposition and Trial: The SEAK Guide to Testifying as an Expert Witness
How to Be a Successful Expert Witness: SEAK’s A–Z Guide to Expert Witnessing
How to Write an Expert Witness Report;
How to Prepare Your Expert Witness for Deposition;
The Biggest Mistakes Expert Witnesses Make and How to Avoid Them; and

How to Market Your Expert Witness Practice: Evidence-Based Best Practices

Tel. (Direct Dial): 978.276.1234
Fax: 508.540.8304
E-mail: Jim@seak.com
Jim Mangraviti’s CV

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Alex Babitsky

 

Alex Babitsky, MBA
Partner

Alex Babitsky, MBA is a Partner of SEAK, Inc. Mr. Babitsky received his MBA from Northeastern University and a BS degree from the University of Massachusetts. Mr. Babitsky deals with expert witnesses and the attorneys who retain them on a daily basis as the Product Manager of SEAK’s Expert Witness Directory, SEAK’s National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners, and SEAK’s National Directory of Medical File Review Consultants. Mr. Babitsky consults regularly with experts of all fields on the subject of expert witness marketing. He is on the faculty for the Annual National Expert Witness Conference and his publications include: How to Market Your Expert Witness Practice: Evidence-Based Best Practices, 2009 National Guide to Expert Witness Fees and Billing Procedures, 2004 National Guide to Expert Witness Fees and Billing Procedures, The A to Z Guide to Expert Witnessing and What All Physicians Considering Starting an IME Practice Should Know.

Tel. (Direct Dial): 508.457.5150
Fax: 508.540.8304
E-mail: Alex@seak.com