M. Patricia Fisher MJDiplomate, Board of Forensic Document Examiners
Fisher Forensic Document Laboratory, Inc.2010 Crow Canyon Place
San Ramon, CA 94583 Phone: (510) 987-8129 Alternate: (925) 273-7733 Email: email@example.com Website: www.doclab.com
State-of-the-art laboratory in San Ramon/nondestructive examinations/most document problems/signatures/handwriting/medical/business records/fabrications/alterations/digital imaging/reports/exhibits/consulting/testimony/presentations/complex and specialized document problems.
BA, Mills College, 1963; California Secondary Teaching Credential SF State University, 1965; MJ, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, 1994.
Registration and Licenses
Diplomate, Board Forensic Document Examiners (accredited by the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board), Certified Fraud Specialist, Association of Certified Fraud Specialists, California State Bar approved Single Provider for MCLE credit.
Vice-President, Board of Forensic Document Examiners (2016-Present). Editor, Journal of Forensic Document Examination (2005-2018). Editorial Board - 2018- Present.
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.
Association of Forensic Document Examiners, International Graphonomics Society, Association of Certified Fraud Specialists. Affiliate Member, Counsel of International Investigators.
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. Televised documentary - Analyzed the work of a document examiner for "The Most Dangerous Animal of All," the Zodiac killer", appeared on FX and Hulu, 2020.
Testimony in Municipal, Superior and Federal Courts 275+ times; testimony in other legal proceedings (arbitrations, hearings, depositions) since 1976.
Integrated Forensic Services, LLCForensic Document Examination & Consulting
Sean Espley915 Highland Pointe Drive
Roseville, CA 95678 Phone: (916) 300-3445 Alternate: (916) 847-8552 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.integratedforensic.com
Former government document examiners, specializing in the examination of signatures, handwriting, hand printing, and documents to determine authorship and authenticity. Wills, trusts, medical records, business records, computer generated documents, etc.
Certified: American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE); B.S. Criminal Justice; B.S. Business.
Note: Please insert contact names underneath the title on the listing (see renewal form) as follows:
Contact Names: Sean A. Espley & Joseph G. Merydith
Members: Southwestern Association of Forensic Document Examiners (SWAFDE)
Testified in Administrative Hearings, Superior and Federal Courts throughout California in excess of 120 times
Ann MahonyBoard Certified Document Examiner Box 475166
San Francisco, CA 94147 Phone: (415) 441-0273 Fax: (415) 441-0233 Email: email@example.com Website: www.forgerysleuth.com
QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS, including: Signatures, handwriting, hand printing; initials, anonymous letters; graffiti; wills, deeds, contracts, notary entries, medical records; manufactured documents; alterations/obliterations, substituted pages, IR/UV/ESDA capability; photography & exhibit prep; review of opposing reports & prep of deposition/trial questions. Corporate seminars and in-house training.
Clients: Coldwell Banker, Bank of America, FedEx, UPS, Macy’s Dow Chemical, and others, + numerous law firms and individual attorneys.
BS, University of Cincinnati; U.C. Berkeley, Certificate in Marketing, Paralegal Studies, San Francisco State
Registration and Licenses
Board Certified Document Examiner, NADE
American Institute of Applied Sciences Certificate in Document Examination
Proficiency Tested, Collaborative Testing Services
President, West Coast Forensic Specialists, Forensic Handwriting Research Institute Affiliate.
Lectures/Seminars: State Bar of California; California Judge’s Association; Northern California Fraud Investigators Assn. – Anti-Fraud Alliance; California Assoc. of Police Training; Calif. Burglary & Theft Investigators; American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants; National Assn. of Document Examiners; Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners; San Francisco Lawyer’s Network; Safeway; Pacific Bell; Golden Gate Worker’s Compensation Fraud Consortium.
Photography Scholarship, DAI. Led research study on assisted and guided hand signatures of bedridden and elderly subjects, NADE.
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.
Document Security Integrity, the importance of watermarks in dating documents.
Court Qualified since 1982; offered testimony before Municipal, Superior and Federal Courts and in arbitration; retained in 1089+ cases.