Curriculum Vitae

Risa Grand, M.D., is a board-certified forensic psychiatrist with years of experience specializing in legal consultations, evaluations and expert testimony in both civil and criminal cases.

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About Risa Grand, MD

Dr. Risa Grand is an expert witness, forensic psychiatrist, in Los Angeles and Orange County. She provides private and court-appointed criminal case consultation and private corporate consultation.

She is a Panel member for the Los Angeles Superior Court. In addition to working in Department 95, Los Angeles County’s Mental Health Court, she trains fellows in the area of forensic psychiatry.

Board certified in Adult Psychiatry

Specialty Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry

On Panel of Expert Witnesses for Los Angeles Superior Court

USC Faculty Member

Supervisor to Forensic Fellows

Private Psychiatric/Legal Consultations

Defense Strategy consultation in defendants with Mental Illness

Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations

Mitigation Reports and Recommendations

LPS Conservatorship Evaluations

Dangerousness Risk Assessments

Testamentary Capacity Evaluations

Workplace Dynamics

C-Level Executive Pre-hire Evaluations


Forensic Psychiatrist Services