John W. Hargett

John W. Hargett

John Hargett Associates, LLC

Mitchellville , MD 20721
Office: 301-218-1491
Fax: 301-218-1491


Mr. Hargett is a forensic document examiner with over 45 years government and private practice experience. He is the former Chief Document Examiner, U. S. Secret Service and has represented the Secret Service as an expert in 23 foreign countries; a published author in domestic and international technical journals in the area of handwriting identification/document examination; and is recognized as an expert domestically and internationally having testified over 350 times in courts of law to include twice before a U. S. Congressional sub-committee and has appeared at the International Tribunal, The Hague, Netherlands. Mr. Hargett also provided training and technical assistance for 11 years in Eastern Europe and South America as a contract Senior Forensic Advisor for the U. S. Treasury Department,
U. S. Justice Department and U. S. State Department.

Areas of Expertise

  • Demonstrative Evidence/Exhibits
  • Document Examination
  • Handwriting


References upon request.