Mr. Nick Barreiro

Principle Forensics
810 Oak Meadow Dr #680354
Franklin , TN 37068
Mobile: 615-854-8055
Office: 615-854-8055
Introduction

Principle Forensics is a cutting-edge media forensics laboratory. We recover, authenticate, enhance, and analyze all types of recorded evidence, including video, audio, and digital images. And we back all our work with experienced, highly trained, expert testimony. Our Chief Forensic Analyst, Nick Barreiro, was a police officer in California for 15 years. Nick is an expert with tremendous technical knowledge and training, but also extensive experience on the witness stand. Nick has enhanced and analyzed digital media from simple cases like minor traffic accidents and burglaries to complex investigations such as homicides and officer-involved shootings. Nick has testified hundreds of times in criminal cases, civil cases, arbitrations, and depositions.


Areas of Expertise
  • Audio
  • Evidence Analysis & Preservation
  • Photogrammetry
  • Photography
  • Video

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Certified Audio Video Forensic Analyst – AVFA
Electronic Technicians Association

Digital Imaging and Video Recovery Team – DIVRT
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Police Academy
Yuba College Administration of Justice

Bachelor's Degree in Communications
University of California, Davis
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Electronic Technicians Association Member

Digital Imaging and Video Recovery Team Member
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 200
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Video, Audio, and Image Forensics
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 200
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 200
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 15
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Video, Audio, and Image Forensics
• Evidence Recovery
• Authentication
• Enhancement
• Synchronization
• Analysis
• Redaction
• Photogrammetry
• Facial Recognition
• License Plate Recognition
• Public/Media Release
• Court Exhibit Preparation
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 250
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 250
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 250
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 250
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Trial testimony is billed at 8 hours per day, regardless of actual time in court. Travel expenses are to be paid by the client.

References

Margaret A. (Peggy) McGarrity, Esq.
PO Box 568574
Orlando, FL 32856
813-404-2822
McGarrityLaw@aol.com

Melinda Aiello
Yolo County District Attorney's Office
301 2nd Street
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 666-8180
melinda.aiello@yolocounty.org

Laurel Francoeur
Francoeur Law Office
36 Commerce Way
Woburn, MA 01801
781-222-0557
laurel@francoeurlaw.com


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Principle Forensics Demo Principle Forensics is a cutting-edge media forensics laboratory. We work with attorneys, law enforcement agencies, individuals, and corporations, to deliver comprehensive enhancement and analysis of video, audio, and images.