Gun Expert Witnesses

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Gun expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including law enforcement, forensic science, ballistics, firearms safety, and gunsmithing. Some of the most common specialties among gun expert witnesses also include firearm function, gunshot residue analysis, bullet trajectory reconstruction, weapon identification, and ammunition examination. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper firearm handling, accidental discharges, self-defense shootings, firearm malfunctions, and the use of firearms in criminal activities.

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Firearms Expert Witness | MichiganView profile


Firearms Expert Witness | Michigan

A 3rd generation Gunsmith. This expert has over 15 years of experience as an authority on firearm and related subject. He currently provides his expertise to a variety of clients in need of accurate assessment of firearm analysis, GSR, accidental discharge, and bullet trajectory. In addition, he teaches a course on firearms and deadly force law, and has extensive experience reviewing evidence and...

Firearms & Ammunition Expert Witness |View profile


Firearms & Ammunition Expert Witness |

This expert is Certified by multiple organizations, and prominent individuals and teaches on a regular basis. Area of greatest expertise: The defensive use of a handgun, the legal repercussions one might expect to encounter when choosing to carry a pistol, and actually using the pistol to defend themselves.

Firearms Expert Witness | OhioView profile


Firearms Expert Witness | Ohio

This expert has certifications in Firearm Identification, Toolmark Identification, and Gunshot Residue by the Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners, and has been involved with forensic testing for more than 22 years. He is a Distinguished Member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners and the NIST OSAC on Firearms and Tool Marks, and is a Guest Lecturer for the National...

Gun Expert Witness FAQs

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

A gun expert witness provides specialized knowledge about firearms, their operation, and related laws. They can offer insights on ballistics, firearm safety, and forensic analysis.

What types of cases might require a gun expert witness?

Cases involving shootings, accidental discharges, product liability claims against firearm manufacturers, or any case where the use or function of a firearm is in question.

Can a gun expert witness provide testimony on different types of firearms?

Yes, a gun expert witness can testify on various types of firearms including handguns, rifles, shotguns, and even antique or rare firearms.

How can a gun expert witness assist in self-defense cases?

In self-defense cases, a gun expert can analyze the evidence to determine if the use of the firearm was justified under the circumstances.

Are there subspecialties within the field of gun expert witnesses?

Yes, some experts may specialize in specific areas such as ballistics, firearm design and manufacturing, firearm safety training, or forensic gunshot residue analysis.

How does Expert Institute select its Gun 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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