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    M. Patricia Fisher MJ
    Diplomate, Board of Forensic Document Examiners
    Fisher Forensic Document Laboratory, Inc.

    1990 N. California BLVD.
    8th Floor
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596-

    Phone: (510) 987-8129
    Alternate: (800) 987-8129
    Fax: (510) 444-5111
    Email: fisherdoclab@gmail.com
    www.doclab.com

    Specialties
    State-of-the-art laboratory in Walnut Creek/nondestructive examinations/most document problems/signatures/handwriting/medical/business records/fabrications/alterations/digital imaging/photography/reports/exhibits/consulting/testimony/presentations/complex and specialized document problems.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BA, MJ.
    Formal Education
    BA, Mills College, 1963; California Secondary Teaching Credential SF State University, 1965; MJ, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, 1994.
    Reg/Lic
    Diplomate, Board Forensic Document Examiners (accredited by the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board), Certified Fraud Specialist, Association of Certified Fraud Specialists.
    Previous/Current Position
    Editor, Journal of Forensic Document Examination (2005-present). Vice-President, Board of Forencic Document Examiners (2016-2017). Vice President of the Association of Forensic Document Examiners (2002-2004) Board of Directors, Forensic Expert Witness Association (2004-2005). Board of Directors, Bay City Chapter Certified Fraud Specialists (2004-2009).
    Honors/Awards
    "Signatures of persons with parkinsonism and hepatic encephalopathy as comparison standards," co-authored with Carl E. Anderson, M.D. selected as an opening paper for the International Graphonomics 9th Biennial Conference in Singapore, June 1999. "Latent Images: the first impression, Primary or Secondary," coauthored with Leonard P. Chen, PhD, presented for the International Association of Forensic Sciences 15th Triennial Meeting, UCLA, August 1999 and for the Association of Forensic Document Examiners Educational Symposium, Phoenix, November 1999.
    Prof. Affil.
    Association of Forensic Document Examiners, International Graphonomics Society, Association of Certified Fraud Specialists, Forensic Expert Witness Association.
    Publications
    20 publications. Red Flags: Questioned Documents in Financial Elder Abuse Cases, PI Magazine, August 2014. Fisher, MP, Barabe, JG, Rantanen, W., "Rare 1972 Marilyn Monroe Oyama Photo Book" - genuine or a fabrication? Journal of Forensic Document Examination, Vol 18, 2007.
    Prior Expert
    Testimony in Municipal, Superior and Federal Courts 250+ times; testimony in other legal proceedings (arbitrations, hearings, depositions) since 1976.
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    Ann Mahony
    Board Certified Document Examiner

    Box 475166
    San Francisco, CA 94147-

    Phone: (415) 441-0273
    Alternate: (415) 640-0007
    Fax: (415) 441-0233
    Email: ann@annmahony.com
    www.forgerysleuth.com
    http://www.LinkedIn.com/pub/ann-mahony/1/a27/59b

    Specialties
    QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS, including: Signatures, handwriting, hand printing; initials, anonymous letters; graffiti; wills, deeds, contracts, notary entries, medical records; manufactured documents; alterations/obliterations, ink &paper examination; substituted pages, IR/UV/ESDA capability; photography & exhibit prep; review of opposing reports & prep of deposition/trial questions. Corporate seminars and in-house training.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS.
    Formal Education
    BS, University of Cincinnati; Certificate in Marketing, Berkeley. Paralegal Studies, San Francisco State.
    Reg/Lic
    Board Certified Document Examiner, NADE; American Institute of Applied Sciences Certificate in Document Examination; Proficiency Tested, Collaborative Testing Services.
    Previous/Current Position
    President, West Coast Forensic Specialists, Forensic Handwriting Research Institute Affiliate.
    Honors/Awards
    Photography Scholarship, DAI. Led research study on assisted and guided hand signatures of bedridden and elderly subjects, NADE. Presented paper on bar code time dating of questioned documents NADE. Presented paper on the effects of stokes in handwriting NADE. Presented paper on simultaneous simulated calendar entries NADE. Lectures/Training seminars presented to: State Bar of California; California Judge’s Association; Northern California Fraud Investigators Assn; California Assoc. of Police Training; Calif. Burglary & Theft Investigators, National Assn. of Document Examiners; Safeway; Pacific Bell.
    Prof. Affil.
    National Association of Document Examiners; Northern California Fraud Investigators Association, American Society for Testing & Materials, subcommittee on Questioned Documents; Forensic Expert Witness Association; Technical Advisory Service to Attorneys.
    Publications
    Document Security Integrity, the importance of watermarks in dating documents.
    Prior Expert
    Court Qualified since 1982; offered testimony before Municipal, Superior and Federal Courts and in arbitration; retained in 980+ cases. Clients include: Coldwell Banker, Bank of America, FedEx, UPS, Macy’s Dow Chemical, as well as numerous law firms and individual attorneys.
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    David S. Moore MEd
    Forensic Document Examiner
    Moore Document Laboratory

    9010 Barrhill Way
    Fair Oaks, CA 95628-

    Phone: (800) 989-3205
    Alternate: (916) 989-3205
    Fax: (916) 989-9674
    Email: dmoore@mooredocs.com
    www.mooredocs.com

    Specialties
    All aspects of questioned documents, including: Handwriting/handprinting identification; Signature problems; Forgeries; Alterations/obliterations/indentations; Typewriter problems; Business machine identification; Ink and paper examinations; Document photography; Consultation in document problems.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS, MEd.
    Formal Education
    BS, Law Enforcement & Corrections, University of Nebraska, 1972; MEd, Adult Education, Georgia Southern College, 1976.
    Reg/Lic
    Certified as "Diplomate" of American Board of Forensic Document Examiners since 1978.
    Previous/Current Position
    Chief, Questioned Document Section, U.S. Army Crime Laboratory, Ft. Gordon, GA; Senior Document Examiner, U.S. Postal Inspection Service Crime Laboratory, Memphis, TN; Senior Document Examiner, Las Vegas Metro Crime Lab., Las Vegas, NV; Questioned Document Examiner II, California Department of Justice, Bureau of Forensic Services, Sacramento, CA; Currently: Full-time Private Practice since 1994.
    Honors/Awards
    Legion of Merit awarded upon retirement from the U.S. Army for duties as the Chief of the Questioned Document Section, U.S. Army Crime Laboratory (CID), Ft. Gordon, GA.
    Prof. Affil.
    Director, 1999-2002, American Board of Forensic Document Examiners; Director, 2000-2002, Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board; Fellow, Questioned Document Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences; Provisional Member, American Society of Questioned Document Examiners (2008-2012); Member and Past Director of Board, Southwestern Association of Forensic Document Examiners; Member, Southeastern Association of Forensic Scientists; Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
    Publications
    7 published articles; "A Comprehensive Two-Year Training Program for Questioned Document Examiners."
    Prior Expert
    Testified in Municipal, Superior, Federal and military courts and in administrative hearings and depositions in excess of 775 times in more than 20 states, including California.

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