Document Examination Expert Witnesses

Documents & Handwriting Expert Witness Listings

Please locate the document examination expert witness you are looking for by clicking on the following links. The document examiners found through this page may advise regarding signature verification, and writer identification. These document examination experts may provide reports concerning altered documents, signature authentication, questioned documents, and forensic document examination. Consultants found here may also provide expert witness testimony on issues including signatures, anonymous writings, wills, checks, contracts, forgeries, age and date determination, deeds, medical records, notaries, original documents, and paper comparison, as well as related topics.

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Laura A Mancebo (Applied Forensics, LLC)
Applied Forensics is a board-certified, state-of-the-art forensic laboratory with offices in New York, Boston, Washington DC, and Connecticut. For over 20 years we have been relied upon for our expertise in questioned and disputed documents, handwriting... Learn More ›

Robert Lesnevich, B.S., J.D., Diplomate, ABFDE
Board certified, court qualified, proficiency tested expert and attorney with over 25 years experience in federal and private crime laboratories. A state of the art forensic laboratory and an experienced expert witness. Professional expert reports and... Learn More ›

Richard T. Picciochi (Access Forensic Group, LLC)
Richard T. Picciochi is a forensic handwriting and document examiner with over forty years of experience in the NYPD Crime Lab and private practice. He has examined thousands of signature, handwriting and questioned document cases, participated in numerous... Learn More ›

Kevin P Kulbacki, D-ABFDE (KDX Forensic Consulting, LLC)
KDX Forensic Consulting, LLC is a Forensic Document Examination firm with over a decade of experience in Forensic Document Examination work on behalf of law enforcement, the United States Federal Government, and the private sector. Located in Chicago,... Learn More ›

Kathy S Carlson CFDE, CQDE (Western Forensic Document Examiner)
Kathy Carlson, a Certified, Court Qualified Forensic Document Examiner, has studied handwriting examination and apprenticed under some of the leading Court Qualified Experts since 2009 in cases including but not limited to; Contracts, Loans, Checks, Warranty... Learn More ›
M. Patricia Fisher (Fisher Forensic Document Laboratory, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Fisher Forensic Document Laboratory, Inc., (Laboratory) provides a state-of-the-art document laboratory to assist courts and clients determine the genuineness of documents. Clients who utilize the Laboratory's...
Mark Songer, M.S.F.S. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Forensic Document Examiner Mark Songer is a former FBI Special Agent and FBI Forensic Examiner who specializes in forensic document examinations. He is frequently retained to investigate matters involving...
Wendy Carlson (America's Handwriting Expert LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Wendy Carlson is a Court Qualified Forensic Document Examiner. She has studied handwriting and document examination and apprenticed under some of the leading court-qualified Forensic Document Experts...
Gerald LaPorte (Riley Welch LaPorte & Associates Forensic Laboratories Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Riley, Welch, LaPorte & Associates Forensic Laboratories, Inc. specializes in forensic document examinations including handwriting analysis, forgery, the chemical analysis of writing and printing inks,...
Michael N Wakshull (Q9 Consulting, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Wakshull is a practicing civil and criminal court-qualified forensic document examiner based in Southern California. His clients are in 27 states and five countries. He partners with legal clients...
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,...
Anne Smith (d/b/a ForensicForgeryDetection.com)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Specializing in handwriting identification, copy-pasted information and font identification. Anne Smith is a court-qualified, proficiency-tested Forensic Document Examiner. With over 16 years experience,...
Katherine M Koppenhaver (Forensic Document Examiners, Inc.)
Location: Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Katherine M. Koppenhaver is a Board Certified Document Examiner. Her firm, Forensic Document Examiners, Inc. has been providing services related to questioned documents for over 35 years. Our large staff...
Larry F Stewart (Global Forensic Services, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Global Forensic Services, LLC (formerly Stewart Forensic Consultants, LLC) is an independent laboratory and consulting firm providing investigation, forensic and litigation support to individuals, companies...
Timothy Habick ( Reasoning, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Reasoning, Inc. is a group of doctoral-level linguists and logicians with superior understanding of all aspects of language. Our specialties include trademarks, intellectual property, defamation, and linguistic...
Tim Gravette (Gravette Consulting LLC)
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Tim Gravette is a retired Associate Warden with the Federal Bureau of Prisons with 20 years of experience. He has worked in eight different facilities which included all security levels with two being...
David L Mitchell, Ph.D. (GEO Associates)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: GEO Associates provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony for civil and criminal investigations and insurance industry cases (both plaintiff and defendant) that involve Groundwater...
Albert H. Lyter, III, PhD (Federal Forensic Associates, Inc.)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lyter provides consultation, examination, training, research and testimony in matters of forensic science, including ink and paper analysis, trace evidence, and questioned document examination. Qualified...
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...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Brad Poppie, DPT, CLCP, CFCE, CSCS (Injury Reporting Consultants, LLC )
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Brad Poppie is a Denver, CO native and received a baccalaureate degree from Colorado State University in Exercise and Sport Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine and a double minor in Anatomy...
Linda L Mitchell (Forensic QDE Lab, llc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Linda Mitchell is a Certified Forensic Document Examiner (QDE) with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties. Linda is available for handwriting authentication/identification and document...
Margaret van Naerssen (Independent consultant in applied linguistics)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Margaret van Naerssen, PhD, (Applied Linguistics) is an Expert in Second Language Development, English Language Proficiency Assessment, and Language in Social Contexts). Since 1997, her forensic linguistics...
William G. Eggington (Forensic Linguistics LLC)
Location: Utah
Areas of Expertise: Spanning more than 30 years, Professor Eggington has been a consultant and expert witness in over 85 criminal, civil, federal and state cases including trade mark and contract language disputes, fraudulent...
Kerrie Merrifield, CPA, ABV, CFF, MAFF (Axiom Forensics )
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a Forensic CPA who works as an expert witness and testifies nationally, with offices in Los Angeles, California. Our firm specializes in Business Interruption Lost Profits Claims, Forensic Accounting,...
Vickie L. Willard
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Vickie Willard is Board Certified by the Board of Forensic Document Examiners (BFDE). She has over 30 years of experience examining disputed documents and providing court testimony. Services include:...
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...
Greg Litster (SAFEChecks)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Greg Litster is President of SAFEChecks, a company specializing in fraud prevention. Mr. Litster is a former 18-year banker who held executive-level positions in banking prior to acquiring SAFEChecks...
Theresa Dean (HandwritingForensics.com)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: US Secret Service Questioned Document Course, I-II; NC Justice Academy Document Forensics; 25 years experience; Court Qualified in all Courts; 50 Courtroom Testimonies. I have never been disqualified...
Document Examination FAQs

What is a document examination expert witness?

A document examination expert witness is an individual who is qualified to analyze and offer opinions on handwriting, signatures, typewriting, photocopying, printing, and other characteristics of documents.

What is the role of a document examination expert witness?

The role of a document examination expert witness is to provide specialized knowledge and expertise in the analysis and authentication of various types of documents in a legal matter.

How much can a person make as a document examination expert witness?

Document examination expert witnesses can earn income in the potential range from $200 to $400 per hour or greater, depending on the circumstances. The fee arrangmen, will be determined by the retaining attorney and the expert.

What are the qualifications of a document examination expert witness?

Qualifications required for a document examination expert witness include knowledge of document analysis, forensic science, and forensic document examination.

For a lawsuit, what type of evidence is gathered and reviewed by a document examination expert witness?

A document examination expert witness gathers and reviews evidence such as handwriting, signatures, typewriting, ink, paper, and printing processes to determine the authenticity and origin of documents in a lawsuit.

In what type of cases would there be testimony from a document examination expert witness?

Document examination expert witnesses may provide testimony in cases involving forgery, fraud, disputed signatures, altered documents, and other situations where the authenticity or integrity of a document is in question.