Firearms & Ballistics Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding firearms and ballistics may be located on this page. The professionals found here may consult regarding ammunition, ballistics, firearms, firearms design, and gun accidents. These firearms and ballistics experts may provide reports concerning gun laws, guns, gunshot evidence, gunshots, handguns, and hunting. They may also opine on issues regarding ordnance, pistols, rifles, shooting ranges, shootings, shotguns, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), among other topics.

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Ron Martinelli (Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.)
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 since 1991. On the prevailing side in over... 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 ›

Steven Howard, Esq. (American Firearms & Munitions Consulting)
Call for a FREE CONSULTATION. Mr. Howard's areas of expertise include shooting incident investigation, shooting reconstruction, shooting reenactments, firearms, internal-external-terminal ballistics, toolmark examination/comparison, ammunition, Gun Shot... Learn More ›

Mark W. Passamaneck, PE (Entropy Engineering Corp.)
Mark Passamaneck is a licensed Professional Engineer who also holds several other certifications and qualifications in various fields. He founded Entropy Engineering Corp. in 2008 to provide his clients with exceptional forensic and analytical engineering... Learn More ›

Curtis Marshall (Eagle Security Group)
Retired ATF Agent Curtis Marshall spent his career as a top-notch tactical instructor and firearms aficionado. Mr. Marshall has unmatched tactical training and instructional experience. As a member of the ATF Special Response Team (SRT), Mr. Marshall... Learn More ›
Darek Pleasants (P2 Consulting Services)
Location: Tennessee
Areas of Expertise: Retired ATF Special Agent and member of the Federal senior executive service with thirty years law enforcement and government experience. Expertise in firearms, arson, and explosives investigations. Recognized...
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,...
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...
Emanuel Kapelsohn (The Peregrine Corporation)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Emanuel Kapelsohn, President of The Peregrine Corporation, is an internationally recognized firearms training and use of force consultant. Since 1980, he has instructed thousands of police and security...
Richard Nance (Titan National Consulting Group, LLC)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Richard Nance served as a police officer and sergeant with a Northern California Police Department for 25 years where, in addition to patrol, he was assigned to the Investigations Bureau and as a K9 handler....
Paul M. Adee (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Paul Adee is a corrections expert with over three decades of experience in correctional and courthouse facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic, Paul’s forensic casework involves the policies, procedures,...
Charles J. Key, Sr. (Key Associates)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Key Associates is a group of highly competent men and women whose professional experience encompasses the entire spectrum of police related subjects. Some of their areas of expertise include: police training,...
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...
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...
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,...
Jeremy E Stafford (Titan National Consulting Group, LLC)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Jeremy Stafford served as the LAPD Department Firearms Subject Matter Expert. He wrote or re-wrote every lesson plan about anything involving firearms training. Jeremy personally led the firearms training...
Jennifer Coffindaffer (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Jennifer Coffindaffer is a retired FBI Special Agent and law enforcement expert for Eagle. With her extensive law enforcement background and qualifications, Ms. Coffindaffer provides case consultation,...
Firearms & Ballistics FAQs

What is a firearms & ballistics expert witness?

A firearms and ballistics expert witness is a person with specialized knowledge and experience in firearms and ammunition. They provide testimony as an expert witness in legal proceedings related to firearms, such as those involving personal injury, criminal cases, and insurance claims.

What is the role of a firearms & ballistics expert witness?

The role of a firearms & ballistics expert witness is to provide technical knowledge and analysis of firearms and related equipment, including ballistics and trajectory analysis.

How much can a person make as a firearms & ballistics expert witness?

Firearms & ballistics expert witnesses may make in a range from $175 to $400 per hour depending on the case.

What are the qualifications of a firearms & ballistics expert witness?

An expert witness in firearms and ballistics should have knowledge of firearm design, operation, and maintenance, as well as ballistics and gunshot residue analysis.

In legal proceedings, what evidence is reviewed by a firearms & ballistics expert witness?

A firearms and ballistics expert witness reviews evidence such as bullet casings, firearms, and ammunition to provide analysis and testimony on matters related to firearms and ballistics in legal proceedings.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a firearms & ballistics expert witness?

Cases involving firearms and ballistics expert witnesses typically include criminal investigations, civil lawsuits, and insurance claims related to shootings, accidents, and other incidents involving firearms and ammunition.