Forensic Science Expert Witnesses

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Forensic science expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including criminal justice, forensic pathology, toxicology, DNA analysis, and fingerprint identification. Some of the most common forensic science expert witness specialties also include ballistics, digital forensics, trace evidence analysis, forensic anthropology, and forensic entomology. They can opine on the effects of crime scene contamination, evidence preservation, DNA testing accuracy, cause of death determination, and the reliability of fingerprint matching.

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Forensic Examination Expert Witness | MichiganView profile


Forensic Examination Expert Witness | Michigan

This expert is a qualified Forensic Examiner by the FBI Laboratory Training, and has been working in the field for more than 10 years. He is the first vice president of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and has authored several publications focusing on forensic firearm/toolmark identification and gunshot residue testing. He is a...

Postmortem Forensic Toxicology Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Postmortem Forensic Toxicology Expert Witness | Florida

This highly qualified expert has over 10 years of experience as a forensic toxicologist. She earned her BS in chemistry at the University of Georgia before completing her PhD in analytical chemistry at the University of Arizona. She then completed an MS in forensic toxicology at the University of Florida. She is board certified and a fellow in forensic toxicology by the American Board of Forensic...

Forensic Science Expert Witness | New HampshireView profile


Forensic Science Expert Witness | New Hampshire

This highly qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in forensic science specializing in firearms and ballistics, fingerprints, toolmarks, shooting scene reconstruction, indented writing restoration, and drug chemistry. He earned his BA in chemistry at Saint Anselm College and holds several certifications including latent print examiner, firearm examiner, tool mark examiner, and gunshot...

Forensic Science Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a forensic science expert witness in legal proceedings?

A forensic science expert witness provides scientific analysis and interpretation of evidence, helping courts understand complex scientific concepts and findings relevant to a case.

What types of cases can a forensic science expert witness assist with?

Forensic science experts can assist with criminal cases, civil disputes, insurance claims, and more. They analyze physical evidence like DNA, fingerprints, and chemical substances.

Are there subspecialties within the field of forensic science that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, forensic science encompasses various subspecialties such as toxicology, DNA analysis, fingerprint identification, ballistics, digital forensics, and forensic pathology among others.

How can a forensic science expert witness help in a case involving digital evidence?

In cases involving digital evidence, a forensic science expert specializing in digital forensics can recover and interpret electronic data to provide crucial insights into the case.

Why is it important to hire a forensic science expert witness with experience in DNA analysis for a criminal case?

An experienced DNA analyst can accurately interpret genetic evidence, potentially linking suspects to crime scenes or excluding them from suspicion. This expertise can be pivotal in criminal cases.

How does Expert Institute select its Forensic Science expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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