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Meredith DeKalb Miller is a respected private document examiner trained and certified by the FBI Laboratory. Analyzing hundreds of document cases, she testifies in federal and state courts as a qualified expert.


What examinations do I conduct?

Typical document examinations include handwriting and signatures, determining printing processes and fonts, and identifying security features. Analyzing copies are the norm as many original documents are destroyed or unavailable. Let’s discuss your case and what will be needed.

Most requested examinations

Handwriting & Signatures

Determining if a signature or handwriting is authentic is what I do. Through careful analysis, comparison of features, and evaluating uniqueness, the basis and reasoning behind every opinion is detailed in each report.

Computer & Fonts

Evidence of manipulations, alterations, and inconsistent fonts, for examples, are thoroughly reviewed and evaluated. An exhaustive examination using industry standards is conducted for each and every case.

Printing & Security features

Determining printing processes and security features on identity documents are analyzed using a digital microscope for reviewing fine details. Examples of these types of documents include: passports, security and identity documents, and share certificates.

Why choose me ?

I am a forensic document expert, consultant, assessor, and trainer specializing in the analysis, comparison and evaluation of documentary evidence to establish origin or authenticity. I deliver reliable opinions on high profile, complex cases;  teach principles and examinations to forensic document examiners; achieve accreditation for international laboratories; consult for the United Nations, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the FBI while assisting attorneys, private citizens, banks, and industry leaders in answering tough questions.

  • Successfully trained and earned FBI certification
  • 19 + years of federal and private experience
  • Qualified expert in federal and state courts
  • Master’s in Forensic Science, George Washington University
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Who do I work with?

How Meredith Can Help

Attorneys and Law Offices

Banking, Insurance and Corporate Clients

Private citizens

Government Agencies and International Clientele

How do I work?


Analyzing features and characteristics in detail to discover facts


Comparing individual characteristics to a known source(s) determining if they are present or absent.


Evaluating the significance of these characteristics supporting or not supporting the question at hand. Demonstrative evidence is key.

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Who am I?

I’m a committed professional who will assist you in determining the facts surrounding your case. Working within the framework of the document itself, while limiting contextual bias, I provide expert services from our first phone call to testifying in court.

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I’m a former federal examiner,  successfully completing a full-time training program in all facets of questioned documents. 

In fulfilling my training, I became a certified examiner working on such high profile cases as the D.C. Sniper, Enron,  John Lucas Helder, and the 9/11 attacks.  Rising to the level of Supervisor, I departed the Department of Justice to open a private forensic consulting business.  Consulting as the lead expert with the United Nations, I’ve been invited to several countries to provide training: Kosovo, Tanzania, Uganda, Paraguay, Columbia, Algeria, and Bangladesh.

One of my greatest achievements was helping the federal police laboratory in Mexico City obtain international accreditation.   I will work diligently on your case and look forward to speaking with you.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, B.A.Colorado State University
  • Master of Forensic Science, M.F.S. George Washington University
  • On-the Spot Awards, United States Secret Service and FBI Laboratory
  • Member, Questioned Document Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Past member, Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists
  • Lead Consultant, United Nations, Guide for the Development of Forensic Document Examination Capacity
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Technical Assessor, ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)
  • Past Secretary,  American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • International Trainer, U.S. Department of Justice

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How much?

The minimum standard retainer begins at

$2000 USD.

This covers 5 hours of time.

Anything exceeding 5 hours is billed at $400/hour.

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