DAVID A. RINEHART, Vocational Economic Expert Witness


DAVID A. RINEHART, Forensic Vocational Expert Witness

SERVICES: Forensic Vocational Economic Analysis; Qualified Vocational Examination; Expert Witness Testimony

  • Family Law - Qualified Vocational Examination
  • Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice/Product Liability - Vocational Economic Analysis 
  • Wrongful Termination/Fair Employment Housing Act - Vocational Economic Analysis
  • Bankruptcy/Homestead Exemption - Medical/Vocational Disability Assessment
  • Workers' Compensation - WCAB Diminished Capacity Vocational Economic Assessment


Upon the completion of a Masters of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from California State University Fullerton, Mr. Rinehart has finished over two years of study toward the completion of a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He has over thirty-eight years of experience in the fields of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Work Evaluation, and Vocational Economics.  Mr. Rinehart's expertise encompasses the imputation of earning capacity in Family Law litigation; the assessment of the effects of disability  upon employability and earning capacity in Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Termination, Fair Employment Housing Act, and Bankruptcy-Homestead Exemption litigation; work evaluation; vocational assessment/career counseling; and the placement of adult disabled and non-disabled individuals.  He is under contract with the Social Security Administration and provides Vocational Expert testimony in adjudication hearings.  Mr. Rinehart is also under contract with the Department of Labor as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. 

Mr. Rinehart is a Licensed Marriage/Family/Child Therapist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Vocational Experts, an Emeritus of the American Board of Disability Analysts, a Diplomate of the American College of Certified Forensic Counselors, an Elected Member of the National Association of Disability Evaluating Professionals, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Certified Department of Labor Rehabilitation Counselor, a Certified Disability Management Specialist, an International Psychometric Evaluation Certificant, an International Psychologial Evaluation Certificant, a Certified Vocational Evaluator, a Qualified Functional Capacity Evaluator, a Certified Social Security Administration Vocational Expert, a Certified Career Assessment Associate, and a Certified California Dispute Resolution Mediator.  


For additional information or to request a referral packet, please call (714) 538-3233, Cell (714) 534-0660, or E-Mail


5847 East Rocking Horse Way, Unit 14, Orange (Orange County), CA  92869-4362; 714-538-3233