Meredith Dekalb Miller is an expert consultant in the field of forensic document examination and can provide these services for people in the Las Vegas area. This encompasses determining the origin or authenticity of a questioned document. The examination process entails examining many aspects of a document with specialized equipment: printing process, signatures, indented impressions and many more.
Types of Documents Meredith can Examine,
- Medical Records
- Income Tax Returns
- Insurance Claims
- Nuptial Agreements
- Land Records
- Loan Agreements
- Election petitions
As an expert in this field, Meredith can examine evidence of alterations to an original document and other facets such as the machines, materials, and methods used to create it. Other tasks include the analysis of the stamps, watermarks, and writing instruments that were used in the production of the document to reveal important information.
Other types of examinations include detection of counterfeits, decipherment of erasures, paper watermarks, security features, fracture matches, shredded document restoration, paper edge examinations, sequence of entry determinations, forgeries, printing examinations, ultraviolet analysis, photocopier and typewriter examinations, bindings, staple hole markings, detecting extorted writing, rubber stamps, and document authentication.
Meredith began her career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Questioned Document Unit in Washington, D.C. Meredith successfully completed a full time two-year training program at the FBI Laboratory and became a certified forensic document examiner in 2001.
Meredith was promoted to Supervisor at the FBI Laboratory before being recruited to work as a consultant with the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), a part of the U.S. Department of Justice. Meredith has traveled to Kosovo, Tanzania, Mozambique, Paraguay, Mexico, Algeria, and Bangladesh offering training and guidance in all areas of questioned document examinations and quality assurance.
Earned a Masters degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Serves as a member of the Questioned Document Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS).
Contracted with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as an international trainer and document expert.
Working as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with the FBI Laboratory on empirical research in the field of questioned documents.
Meredith is also a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. The goals of this Academy include bolstering integrity, education, competency, professionalism, and encouraging collaboration in the forensic sciences.
Who are My Clients?
Meredith DeKalb Miller’s clientele includes attorneys, businesses and private citizens. Meredith works with banks, insurance companies, and private security companies. At the conclusion of every examination, Meredith ensures that her clients receive both oral and written reports on the findings. Meredith works on various types of questioned documents including income tax records, wills, insurance claims, deeds, loan agreements, anonymous letters, checks, medical records, time sheets, election petitions, nuptial agreements, and contracts.
Meredith prides herself in assisting businesses with litigation support and expert testimony. Companies feel comfortable seeking her services knowing she has extensive state and federal experience in the courts. She also assists international government agencies in the creation of forensic document examination facilities. The services she offers includes: designing forensic laboratories, developing standard methodologies, training forensic professionals on all facets of forensic document examination, management training, gap analysis, purchasing equipment, and working with forensic agencies towards international accreditation standards.
Having traveled to various countries like Tanzania, Kosovo, Paraguay, Mozambique, Algeria, Mexico, and Bangladesh offering guidance and training in the areas of questioned document examinations and quality assurance, she has amassed international experience in this area. Thus, Ms. Miller looks forward to helping you with your cases involving document examination and all your training needs.