Areas of Expertise
Mexico's Drug War
Mexican transnational criminal organizations (TCOs)
Mexico's drug war history
Border security issues
TCO kidnapping and ransom operations
Mexican sociopolitical and diplomatic issue
Hotel room layout
General business and property access
Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) compliance
Disabled employee working environment
Prioritizing and simplifying
Preparation for employment
Longmire Consulting can provide detailed threat and risk assessments, talking points, briefing slides, training packages, and travel preparation for individuals, groups, or businesses with interests in Mexico. Fees are calculated based on estimated product preparation time.
Presentations to groups large and small are Ms. Longmire’s specialty. Each presentation, whether designed for executive management or as a training session, is entirely custom-designed according to the client’s needs. These can range from a one- to two-hour overview of to an entire day of training that goes more in detail with regards to any of the above areas of expertise. Fees are based on product preparation and actual presentation time, and clients must cover Ms. Longmire’s travel expenses.
- Contribution of situation analysis to breaking news stories
- Text story inserts that provide context and analysis for events in Mexico’s drug war
- Use of extensive professional contacts to verify news items related to Mexico
- On-air (via satellite) appearances for panels or interviews on drug war topics
- Telephonic or email interviews for written pieces
Expert Witness Services
Ms. Longmire has experience serving as an expert witness for legal cases where Mexican nationals in the United States facing deportation are requesting either asylum or withholding of removal under the Convention Against Torture. The services she provides include consultation with attorneys to review case details, consultation with the claimant and relevant witnesses, research for and drafting of a signed and notarized affidavit for presentation to the Court, and telephonic testimony during the immigration hearing. Fees are charged on an hourly basis, and the average case requires between four and six hours of work. However, every case is different, and specific fees are quoted only after review of the client’s declaration and/or personal statement.