(949)-720-9669 colinkoransky@gmail.com

DR. COLIN G. KORANSKY, PH.D.

LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

400 Newport Center Drive, Ste 410

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 949-720-9669

Fax: 949-720-7046

email:  colinkoransky@gmail.com

DR. COLIN G. KORANSKY, PH.D.

LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

400 Newport Center Drive, Ste 410

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 949-720-9669

Fax: 949-720-7046

email:  colinkoransky@gmail.com

Forensic Work

  • Highly experienced clinical psychologist with extensive record of testimony, depositions, and psychological evaluations.
  • Extensive Experience in Personal Injury, Competence and Capacity Evaluations.
  • Consults on a broad range of psychiatric and psychological issues including neuropsychological deficits in personal injury, post-traumatic stress, post-concussive syndrome, mental capacity and competence, appropriateness/limitations of neuropsychological tests.
  • Evaluations focusing on demonstrating cognitive and mental impairments through effective testing and dynamic clinical evaluation. Forensic psychological evaluations for psychologically traumatized patients of all ages.
  • Very effective communicator.
  • Forensic evaluations for psychologically traumatized patients of all ages. Assists attorneys in formulating questions for deposition and trial relative to field of expertise.
  • Expert witness for Plaintiff and Defense. Federal and State Court. Served as expert in several high profile cases.
  • View CV

Clinical

  • Individual, Family, Marriage, and Adolescent Psychotherapy  
  • Over thirty-five years of experience in use of psychological tests for evaluation, diagnosis, analysis of psychological profiles, emotional distress, psychiatric illnesses, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), intellectual abilities, aptitudes, brain function, neuropsychological deficits, and Fitness for Duty.
  • Experienced in use and interpretation of most standardized psychological testing particularly the “blue chip” tests which include, MMPI-II, Millon-III, the Wechsler Intelligence Scale and a wide range of neuropsychological tests, Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System, academic achievement and ADHD instruments, Detailed Assessment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & other PTSD Tests.

Recent Cases

Cadena v Project Life Impact
Attorney:                 Daley & Heft2
Appearing for:         Defendant
Trial Appearance January 22nd-23rd 2018
Ray V Mendelboim
Attorney:                 Slaughter Reagan & Cole
Appearing for:         Defendant
Settled:                   2018
Masters v Palm Springs
Attorneys:                 Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart
Appearing for:          Defense
Settled:                    2018
Leitheiser v Vons
Attorney:                 Discoe, Bassett & McMains
Appearing for:         Defendant
Deposition Pending: 2018
Jones v. USA, Case No. 16-cv-1986
Attorneys:                 Munger Tolles and Olsen & American Civil Liberties Union
Appearing for:           Plaintiff
Deposition Pending: 2018
Meza v. Wonderful Citrus Packing LLC, et al.
Wanger Jones Helsley Pc
Appearing for:          Defendant
Settled:                     2018
Tamara Naef  Vs. Wyndham Worldwide Operations, Inc.; Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Llc; CB Richard Ellis; Irvine Concourse Owners Association         
Attorney:                 Aitken Aitken & Cohn, Casey Johnson
Appearing for:         Plaintiff
Deposition Pending:   2018
Wicks V. Hajj
Attorney:                 Daley & Heft
Appearing for:         Defendant
Disposition: Deposition & Trial Pending 2018
Masters v Palm Springs
Attorneys:                 Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart
Appearing for:           Defense
Settled:                     2018
Leitheiser v Vons
Attorney:                 Discoe, Bassett & McMains
Appearing for:         Defendant
Deposition Pending:     2018
Jones v. USA, Case No. 16-cv-1986
Attorneys:                 Munger Tolles and Olsen & American Civil Liberties Union
Appearing for:           Plaintiff
Deposition Pending:        2018
Meza v. Wonderful Citrus Packing LLC, et al.
Wanger Jones Helsley Pc
Appearing for:         Defendant
Settled:                   2018

Some Law Firms I Have Worked With

Aitken Aitken & Cohn, Santa Ana, California

Gutierrez v United States: Federal Court, Orange County: Justice Alice Marie Stotler. Appearance for Plaintiff. April 17, 2007. Personal Injury Case. Attorney; Wylie Aitken

Court appearances 4/25-4/29/2003 (Wylie Aitken)

Disneyland roller coaster accident, 2004

Metrolink train crash and several additional cases

Expert for several Plaintiffs

Rutan & Tucker, Newport Beach, California

Expert for Defense

Watten Discoe, Bassett & McMain

Expert for Defense – several cases

White, Oliver & Amundson, A.P.C.

Expert for Defense – several cases

Hall Jaffe Clayton, Las Vegas

Expert for Defense – several cases

Gomez Law Firm San Diego

Expert for Defense

Baum Hedlund Aristei Goldman PC

Expert for Plaintiffs

Rodey Law Firm (Albuquerque)

Expert for Defense

Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart

Expert for Defense – several cases

Daley & Heft, Solana Beach, California; Christopher Busch

Expert for Defense – several cases

Rutter, Hobbs & Davidoff

Expert for the Defense

Elder abuse, undue influence $1.8 million settlement

Kirtland & Packard LLP; Gallo & Associates

Expert for Plaintiffs

Buffington Law Firm, Roger Buffington, Fountain Valley, California

Expert for Defense – several cases

Mental competence in elderly woman

Woodruff, Spradlin & Smart Retained for the Defense – several cases

Clinical Experience

Psychological Testing and Evaluation

  • Thirty years of experience in use of psychological tests for evaluation, diagnosis, analysis of psychological profiles, psychiatric illnesses, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), intellectual abilities, aptitudes, brain function, neuropsychological deficits, and Fitness for Duty.
  • Held contract with State of California, State Personnel Bureau, for evaluation and assessment of Fitness for Duty for 29 state agencies required by state law to have mental health evaluation and clearance prior to hiring. The agencies include California Highway Patrol, Department of Youth Authority, District Attorney’s Office, Firefighters, Department of Justice, State Park Peace Officers, Alcohol and Beverage Control, Lottery Officials, Lifeguard, Department of Insurance Fraud Investigators, Fish and Game officers, Forestry, and several other departments.
  • Experienced in use and interpretation of most standardized psychological testing which form an important part of the Fitness for Duty Evaluation, particularly the “blue chip” tests which include, the Wechsler Intelligence Scale, MMPI-II, Millon-III, wide range of neuropsychological tests, Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System, academic achievement and potential instruments, Rorschach Inkblot Test, Thematic Apperception Test and Detailed Assessment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & other PTSD Tests.