forensic document examiner qualifications

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.


abfdeCertified by the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners
Past Treasurer (2011 – 2019)

Professional Memberships:

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
  • Secretary
  • Director

American Academy of Forensic Sciences – Questioned Document Section

Membership status: Fellow, with membership beginning in 1997.

Currently serving as the Chair of the Questioned Document Section.

Southwest Association of Forensic Document Examiners

Membership status: Life member, with membership beginning in 1994


Expert witness testimony has been given in over 150 cases in the following jurisdictions:


  • Alaska
  • California
  • Idaho
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Washington
  • Wyoming


  • California
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Washington, DC


  • Canada

Continued Training:

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.


James A. Green,
Forensic Document Examiner

2456 Suncrest Ave,
Eugene, OR 97405

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