Mary Madison Eagle is a Senior Trial Consultant with JuryScope. Dr. Eagle is a forensic psychologist and has served as an expert witness in both criminal and civil litigation. Aside from being in the courtroom, both to testify and offer assistance to attorneys in examining witnesses, Dr. Eagle has frequently worked with attorneys to prepare witnesses for depositions and testimony.
Dr. Eagle’s training and experience includes a wide array of clinical settings and activities: criminal forensic evaluations of defendants’ competence to stand trial and mental state at the time of the offense; pre-employment evaluations of security staff and law enforcement officers; personal injury evaluations; neuropsychological evaluations; evaluation and treatment of adults and adolescents in inpatient and outpatient facilities; and assessment and treatment of incarcerated offenders. Courts frequently appoint her as a neutral expert to aid the court in rendering decisions.
Dr. Eagle has also led and participated in several research projects aimed at gaining a better understanding of juror attitudes and behavior. Additional research projects include examining psychological trauma in civil litigation and examining defendants’ motivations for malingering. She has presented research on forensic psychological assessment and ethics in psychological practice at several conferences throughout the United States.
Dr. Eagle is a licensed psychologist in Arkansas, New York and Texas. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Human and Organizational Development, Spanish, and Psychology. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Houston and completed her clinical internship at NYU Langone Medical Center / Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Following her internship, Dr. Eagle completed a year of specialty training in forensic psychology through a fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Eagle is based in Texas.