Forensic Document Examiner Qualifications
Training & Experience:
2000 – Present
Forensic Document Examiner in Private Practice. Accepting civil and criminal cases.
1988 – 2000
Document Examiner for the Eugene, Oregon Police Department.
Trained with the U.S. Postal Inspection Crime Laboratory.
Attended the Questioned Document Course conducted by the US Secret Service.
1988 – 1990
Apprenticeship with the Senior Document Examiner at the Eugene, Oregon Police Department.
1976 – 1988
Various positions at the Eugene, Oregon Police Department.
American Society of Questioned Document Examiners
Membership status: Life Member, with membership beginning in 1997
Previously served in the following positions:
- President (2012 – 2014)
- Vice President
American Academy of Forensic Sciences – Questioned Document Section
Membership status: Fellow, with membership beginning in 1997.
Currently serving as the Secretary:
Southwest Association of Forensic Document Examiners
Membership status: Life member, with membership beginning in 1994
Expert witness testimony has been given in over 140 cases in the following jurisdictions:
Training conferences and workshops are attended annually to maintain competency as a document examiner (including skill as a handwriting and signature expert), as well as to maintain Certification status with the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners.