About ASA

For over four decades, Association of Scientific Advisers (ASA) has been one of the West Coast’s premier expert referral companies. ASA includes over 1,500 affiliated Professors and Professionals selected by us for their competence, credentials and reputation. We can help you find the right expert from virtually any field for all types of litigation. In addition, we specialize in connecting our clients to top academicians from UCLA, USC, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, Stanford, and many others.

What We Offer You

  • Four decades of relationship building with Professors and Professionals who respond quickly to ASA and in some cases consult exclusively through us.
  • Experts chosen for their competence, credentials and reputation.
  • Introduction to unusual and hard-to-find fields of expertise.
  • Prompt and highly personalized service.

History and Biography

Lisa Roberts, M.B.A.- President:
Lisa earned her B.A. from UCLA and her M.B.A. from Boston University. She joined ASA in 1990 and has personally referred more than five thousand consultant/experts to ASA clients over the last 30 years.

Sanford B. Roberts, Ph.D. - Founder (1934-1997):
ASA was founded in 1969 by Sanford B. Roberts, Ph.D. Dr. Roberts was a Professor of Civil Engineering at UCLA. He was one of the first biomechanical engineers researching seat belt safety for government and industry. In addition to his teaching university students and publishing in his field, Dr. Roberts frequently assisted attorneys by providing biomechanical research and analysis for their cases. He founded ASA in response to the growing demand for academicians to provide technical advice to attorneys and insurance companies.