EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • National Association of Document Examiners: Board Certified Document Examiner, Re-certified 01/01/06

  • National Questioned Document Association Forensic Document Examination Course

  • Apprenticeship/Hands-on Internship:Microscopes/Photography/Court Exhibits/Fax Machines/Printers/Copiers Typewriter/Ink Pens/Paper/Document Cases/Court/Procedures/Preparation/Testifying

  • National Questioned Document Association: Certified Document Examiner

  • College Notre-Dame-de-Foy, Canada: Introduction to Document Examination Equipmen

  • American Institute of Applied Science: Police Photography, Questioned Documents

  • American Institute of Applied Science: Forensic Science

  • North Central Texas Council of Governments: Regional Police Academy Basic Instructor Course

  • Total of 23 College Credits Earned and Applied Toward an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice

PUBLICATIONS

2001:

Examination of Faxed Documents

National Association of Document Examiner Journal

1999:

Document Manipulation

National Association of Document Examiner Journal

1996:

The Silent Witness

National Association of Document Examiner Journal

BOARD POSITIONS

2009-2011:

President

National Association of Document Examiners

2005-2009:

1st Vice President

National Association of Document Examiners

2000-2009:

Certification Committee

National Association of Document Examiners

2000-2005:

By-Laws Chairperson

National Association of Document Examiners

2001-2002:

Secretary

Association Certified Fraud Examiners, Dallas, Texas

1998-1999:

Associate Director

Association Certified Fraud Examiners, Dallas, Texas

OPINIONS GIVEN ON THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DOCUMENTS

Additions

Disguised Writing

IRS Documents

Adoption Papers

Disputed Wills / Holographic Wills

Laser Printing Removal

Alleged Rape Cases

Divorce Papers

Lease Agreements

Alteration / Altered College Records

Election Ballots

Mail Fraud

Anonymous Notes

Embezzlement

Medical Records &
Documents

Bank Signature Cards/ Security Agreements

Falsified Annuity Claims

Miranda Rights

Bankruptcy

Falsified Land Title Company Forms

Photo Copies

Birth Certificates

Falsified Life Insurance Forms

Sequential Writing

Capital Murder Cases

Famous Signatures on Paintings/Books

Stamped Impressions

Checks

Forged Signatures

Stock Certificates

Contracts

Hidden Writing Recovered

Stolen Credit Cards

Corporate Minutes

Identity Cards

Stolen U. S. Treasury
Checks

Cut and Paste / White Outs

Immigration Documents

Toner Anchorage

Dating Documents

Indented writing

Traced Signatures

Death Threats / Threatening Letters

Ink and Paper

Typewriter

Diary Entries

International Case Involving Kidnapping

Warranty Deeds

PRESENTATIONS (2007-2010) - Please send Linda an e-mail for a complete list.

2010:

The Forensic Examination of a Symbolic Signature, A Case Study -NADE Conference

Portland, OR

2009:

Handwriting Identification -TALI North TX Region Meeting CE Points

Dallas, TX

2008:

Forensic Document Examination -TCDLA 6th Annual Forensics Seminar

Dallas, TX

2008:

E is for Evidence -American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

Dallas, TX

2007:

Current Trends in Forensic Science -Tarrant County M. E.’s Office 8thAnnual  Conference

Fort Worth, TX

2007:

Instruments Employed by Document Examiners -TCDLA 5th Annual Forensics Seminar

Dallas, TX

2007:

A Forensic Look At Medical Records -AORN (Assoc. of Peri Operative Registered Nurse)

Plano, TX

2007:

Principles in Forensic Document Examinations -TALI Super Conference

Irving, TX

2007:

Identifying Graphic Patterns in Signatures, Poster Presentation -NADE Conference

Tucson, AZ

CONTINUING EDUCATION (2007-2010) - Please send Linda an e-mail for a complete list.

2010:

National Association of Document Examiners Annual Conference

Portland, OR

2009:

National Association of Document Examiners Annual Conference

Boca Raton, FL

2008:

Association of Forensic Document Examiners Symposium

Albuquerque, NM

2008:

National Association of Document Examiners Annual Conference

Austin, TX

2008:

ACFE and Institute of Internal Auditors “Focus on Fraud Prevention”

Dallas, TX

2007:

TCDLA 5th Annual Forensics Seminar

Dallas, TX

2007:

Association of Forensic Document Examiners Symposium

Tucson, AZ

2007:

National Association of Document Examiners Annual Conference

Tucson, AZ

COURT EXPERIENCE: Qualified under the Daubert/duPont guideline/Opinions Judicially accepted and admitted. Please send Linda an e-mail for a complete list.