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: (800) 987-8129 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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).
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.
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: email@example.com 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 Alternate: (415) 640-0007 Fax: (415) 441-0233 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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, 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.
BS, University of Cincinnati; Certificate in Marketing, Berkeley. 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.
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.
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 1000+ cases. Clients include: Coldwell Banker, Bank of America, FedEx, UPS, Macy’s, Dow Chemical, as well as numerous law firms and individual attorneys.
Advisors/Experts @ MCS AssociatesManaging Partner
Norman Katz13681 Newport Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780 Phone: (949) 263-8700 Fax: (949) 263-0770 Email: email@example.com Website: www.mcsassociates.com
A nationwide specialist consulting and expert witness company (established 1973) that concentrates exclusively in Banking, Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Financial Services, Economics / Statistics and Accounting and related Damages.
Area of Expertise include:
BANKING: Operations/Administration, Depository/Checking Accounts, Regulatory issues, Compliance; LENDING (all categories), Underwriting, Credit/Administration, Servicing, Policies/practice; FINANCE: Securities, Investments & Brokerage, Trusts & Fiduciaries, Bankruptcy, Foreclosures and Workouts, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance; REAL ESTATE: Lending, Brokerage, Title/Escrow, Property Management, Development; INSURANCE (all categories): Coverage, Claims, Broker/Agent functions, Industry Custom/Practice, Operations and Actuarial; DAMAGES & ACCOUNTING, Economics, Statistics, Valuations/Appraisals, Forensic Accounting & Accounting/Audit.
MBAs; PhDs; CPAs; ASA/MAIs; CPMs; CREs; CFPs; RE Brokers/Agents; Insurance brokers/agents; CPCUs; CLUs; ARMs and many more.
As our primary focus for 30+ years, 500+ highly qualified and experienced experts/consultants providing evaluation, testimony and litigation consulting on behalf of both plaintiff and defendants of all types re: 4,000+ cases. Clients include leading national and regional law firms, also many smaller/boutique litigation firms and attorneys, and numerous governmental / regulatory agencies (FDIC, SEC, IRS, US and State DOJs, FHLB etc.)
We provide TARGETED SEARCHES AT NO COST for unique, hard-to-find/unusually specialized experts not already within our wide-ranging group; STRATEGIC ALLIANCES NATIONWIDE across the banking, financial, real estate and insurance industries; LEADING EXPERTS from the worlds of economics, accounting, academia and the regulatory agencies; POWERFUL CAPABILITIES IN DAMAGES, Forensic Accounting. Economic Analysis, and Valuations / Appraisals.