Criminalistics Expert Witnesses

Forensic & Laboratory Testing Expert Witness Listings

Criminalistics expert witnesses may be found by clicking on one of the below listed links. The professionals found through this page may advise regarding physical evidence, forensic science, and crime scene reconstruction. These experts may provide reports concerning impression evidence, gunshot residue, and trace evidence. They may also provide expert witness testimony regarding bloodstain pattern interpretation, trajectory determination, and firing distance determination, among other topics.

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Monte Miller (Director, Forensic DNA Experts LLC)
WHY HIRE FORENSIC DNA EXPERTS? Initial Consultation is FREE – If you send us paternity or crime lab reports, we will lend you our expertise to help you understand your situation, as well as what we can do to help. All phases of case file review:... Learn More ›

Charles P. Stephenson (The Orion Group dba Crime Scene Plus    )
Mr. Stephenson is a former Police Officer, FBI Agent, FBI Police Instructor, FBI - SWAT/Firearms Instructor/Defensive Tactics Instructor and FBI National Academy Instructor: Mr. Stephenson is a certified, Use of Force/Firearm's Instructor for the... Learn More ›

Arthur S Chancellor (Second Look Training and Forensic Consulting LLC)
Mr. Chancellor is an expert in the field of crime scene reconstruction, wrongful convictions, crime scene staging, suicide Investigations, and military Investigations especially in the field of violent and sexual crimes. His mission is to provide an accurate... Learn More ›

Amy E. Du Beau (Matanuska Forensic Science)
Dr A. E. Du Beau, PhD, MS, BS, is a neuroscientist with special expertise in forensics. Neuroscience investigates all aspects of the brain’s functionality, inclusive of neurochemical and anatomical processes that underlie behavior, perception, cognition,... Learn More ›

Ken Lang (Ken Lang Consulting, LLC)
Dr. Ken Lang is a retired 25-year law enforcement veteran from the Baltimore County Police Department, with experience investigating violent and complex crimes, to include murders, death investigations, police shootings, rapes, sexual assaults, armed... Learn More ›
Scott A. DeFoe (On-Scene Consulting Group, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Retired Sergeant II+1 Los Angeles Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT). I worked numerous assignments during my 29-year law enforcement career to include: SWAT, K9, Vice, Narcotics, Jail...
Lenard Vare (Carsel & Ayves, Inc.)
Location: California and Texas
Areas of Expertise: Lenard Vare has over 28 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He served as a prison Warden with the State of Nevada for four years managing various...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Angela Ross (Independent DNA Consulting)
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Angela Ross has over 20 years experience in forensic DNA analysis and consulting. Ms. Ross can assist your office in gaining a full understanding of your lab's DNA report, provide questions and advice...
Daniel B Kennedy (Forensic Criminology Associates, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Daniel B. Kennedy began his career in criminal justice and security administration as a civilian crime analyst with the Detroit Police Department in 1966. Over the next decade, Dr. Kennedy also served...
Jennifer Coffindaffer (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Jennifer Coffindaffer is a retired FBI Special Agent who provides case consultation, investigative support, litigation support and expert witness testimony in the areas of: Use of Force; Firearms Training;...
Grace Warmbier (Grace Warmbier Forensic Document Examination)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: I am a New York based Forensic Document Examiner specializing in handwriting and signature analyses. I have over 10 years experience at the New York City Police Department Police Laboratory working on...
Marc A LeBeau (LeBeau Forensic Toxicology Consulting)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Marc LeBeau is an internationally recognized, board-certified expert toxicologist offering consultation services and testimonial support in civil cases. With nearly 35 years of experience, he specializes...
Paul LaRosa (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Mr. LaRosa spent over 28 years with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) involved in all facets of violent crime. His breadth of experience included a full spectrum of examining violent offenders...
Theodore D Kessis (Applied DNA Resources)
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Applied DNA Resources (ADR) specializes in the review of Forensic DNA testing, providing case file review, expert witnessing services, court qualified opinions and testimony for legal professionals with...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Tony Turnbull (Turnbull Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired Sergeant with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office. I have over 30 years of law enforcement experience. I'm currently providing consulting and expert witness services, instructor with...
Kourosh Nikoui (Nikoui & Associates - FISC, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Welcome to Nikoui and Associates, Forensic Identification Services & Consulting, LLC, your trusted source for expert witness services in the field of forensic identification, which includes fingerprint...
Stephen Patrick (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Stephen Patrick’s career in federal law enforcement spanned over 28 years. As an Industry Operations Investigator and Special Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), he specialized...
Ron Martinelli (Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Referred to by respected and experienced law enforcement and security civil and criminal attorneys as “The expert’s expert.” Representing agency defense and concerned plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys...
Criminalistics FAQs

What is a criminalistics expert witness?

A criminalistics expert witness is a person who provides regarding the analysis of physical evidence. The expert witness may offer testimony on the interpretation of evidence, the methods used to collect evidence, or the significance of evidence in a particular case.

What is the role of a criminalistics expert witness?

A criminalistics expert witness is a professional who offers expert testimony on the scientific analysis of physical evidence in criminal investigations.

How much can a person make as a criminalistics expert witness?

Criminalistics expert witnesses can earn compensation somewhere between $200 and $400 per hour, or greater in certain cases. The expert and retaining attorney will negotiate the exact fee.

What are the qualifications of a criminalistics expert witness?

A criminalistics expert witness has expertise in the scientific examination and analysis of physical evidence in criminal investigations.

In legal proceedings, what evidence is reviewed by a criminalistics expert witness?

A criminalistics expert witness reviews physical evidence such as DNA, fingerprints, ballistics, and trace evidence to provide scientific analysis and interpretation to assist in legal proceedings.

What type of cases might require opinions from a criminalistics expert witness?

Cases involving forensic evidence such as DNA, fingerprints, ballistics, and blood spatter analysis may require opinions from a criminalistics expert witness to help interpret and explain the evidence to the court.