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Have done condemnation court, testifying to land use principles and basis for establishing value. Just keep your head if they try to pick apart your credentials - remember you are there becasue you are the expert!
Years ago I testified in state court on a zoning case. Got all worked up about how to answer whatever questions. I was called in, the judge asked if I prepared a land use map that was one of the exhibits. A follow up question was what did the yellow color represent. Then I was dismissed.
More often than not, we go to deposition rather than actual court. It is just about as intimidating being in a conference room full of attorneys. Keep your cool and take hints from your attorney when he objects to a question. Know your zoning code. Heed Linden's advice not to volunteer too much.
We lost a group home federal case. I had recommended the correct course of action, the plan/city commissions thought otherwise; I was being used as an expert toy to testify against my boards. Not fun, but good experience.