It is our goal to continue to serve our clients such as attorney and law firms, businesses, government agencies, medical practices, educational institutions, labor unions, law enforcement, and private citizens by providing excellent service in forensic document examinations, consulting, training, and speaking engagements. Please read how we may help you.
Meredith can assist attorneys and law firms with complete investigations, providing written and oral reports. Questioned documents may include: wills, deeds, medical records, income tax records, insurance claims, nuptial agreements, land records, time sheets, contracts, loan agreements, election petitions, checks, and anonymous letters.
Attorneys will benefit from Meredith’s extensive education, training, and various casework. She can provide attorneys with extensive researching capabilities effective in creating direct examination and cross-examination questions. She also provides litigation support and testimony as an expert witness. Meredith provides trial exhibits, presentations, witness preparation, affidavits, and pretrial conferences.
Meredith can assist businesses such as, but not limited to: banks, insurance companies, title agencies, investigative and security firms, loss prevention specialists, private investigators and media services in private investigations.
Meredith’s knowledge in private investigations in forensic document examination ensures regulation compliance. She will provide verbal or written reports in her conclusive findings in the case. Should the need arise to go to court, she provides litigation support and testimony as an expert witness. Clients feel comfortable knowing she has extensive federal and state experience in the courts.
Meredith can assist various international government agencies in the creation of governmental forensic document examination facilities. Services include: establishing handwriting analysis services, designing the laboratory, assisting in accreditation, developing methodologies, writing various policy and procedures manuals, management training and gap analysis. Meredith will additionally provide assessments, reviews and give valuable recommendations for the laboratory.
Meredith’s education and training, along with training others, gives Meredith extensive credit to train and consult for private and public laboratories.
Meredith holds a Master’s degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University. Meredith completed a full time two-year training program in the Questioned Documents Unit of the FBI Laboratory. She also has worked at the Federal Bureau of Investigation located in Quantico, Virginia for eight years as a document analyst and a forensic document examiner as well as the United States Secret Service as an Investigative Assistant in the Intelligence Division.
Through the U.S. Department of Justice and ICITAP, Meredith has provided hands-on training to forensic scientists in Kosovo, Tanzania, Mozambique, Paraguay, Algeria, Mexico, and Bangladesh. Meredith also served as the lead consultant with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) located in Vienna, Austria. Along with a panel of experts and staff from the UNODC, Meredith created the Guide for the Development of Forensic Document Examination Capacity to be used by officials in both donor and beneficiary countries in the efforts to design, build, and strengthen forensic document examination capacity. As part of this process, Meredith visited several international laboratories to assess capacities, equipment, and personnel.
In the creation of your organization or business’ laboratory, Meredith will provide assistance in developing the lab from start to finish. Some of these services include: developing and training a management system, creating a quality system, assisting in quality manuals and operating procedures, training for quality management and internal auditing, guidance in the accreditation process, forensic discipline training, conducting management reviews and providing recommendations.
Meredith provides a vast array of experiences allowing a thorough and immensely knowledgeable speaking experience for your business or organization. These experiences give a global perspective and awareness of advancements internationally.
Meredith provides a full and complete investigation for medical practices, the majority of cases pertaining to disputed medical records. Meredith’s knowledge in private investigations in forensic document examinination supports regulation compliance. She will provide verbal or written reports in her conclusive findings in the case. Should the need arise to proceed to court, she provides litigation support and testimony as an expert witness. Clients feel comfortable knowing she has extensive federal and state experience in the courts.
Meredith’s case work may include the following topics: page substitution in a medical file, an obliteration or change to a medical document, questioned backdating, various writing instruments being used, dating of entries, faded writing, and notations added at various times and other issues.