David Shapiro, Ph.D. ABPP was one of the earliest psychologists to apply clinical principles of assessment and diagnosis to the criminal and civil courtrooms, and is an eagerly sought consultant when issues of malpractice, standards of care, or ethics are of concern. He also consults on both criminal and civil cases, on topics that include assessment of competency, criminal responsibility, death penalty mitigation, assessment and prediction of risk for violent behavior, neuropsychological screenings, assessment of post traumatic stress disorders and the psychological and neuropsychological aspects of head trauma.

Dr. Shapiro maintains a forensic psychology practice in Hollywood, Florida and teaches courses in forensic assessment, professional ethics, and criminal law at Nova Southeastern University.