Meredith DeKalb Miller,M.F.S.

Meredith DeKalb Miller,M.F.S.

FBI Certified Document Expert

4747 North Paulina Street Chicago, IL 60640

About the Expert

FBI training and certification received from the FBI Laboratory as a forensic document examiner (1998-2006). I received my Master of Forensic Science, M.F.S. from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Now in private practice as a forensic document examiner/consultant. Qualified expert in several federal/state jurisdictions. International instructor for the U.S. Department of Justice International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) and currently the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for a two-year FBI Decision Analysis Study in Handwriting.

Areas of Expertise

  • Document Examination Forensic
  • Handwriting
  • ISO 17025 Auditor for Laboratories participating accreditation process
  • Laboratory/Questioned Document Capacity Building
  • Training forensic personnel in all facets of document examination

Expert's Profile

Meredith DeKalb Miller examined hundreds of cases while employed with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Laboratory Division, Questioned Documents Unit. Her experience at the FBI involved working a variety of cases including: contested wills, signatures, financial documents, historical cases, sports memorabilia fraud, ransom notes, threatening communications, secret writing, counterfeit cases, suicide notes, health care fraud, bank robbery notes, and product tampering cases

Ms. Miller is now in private practice and offers comprehensive forensic document services designed to meet the needs of all clients including: handwriting and hand printing examinations, signature examinations, alterations, erasures, obliterations, forgeries, printing examinations, document dating, rubber stamps, shredded documents, typewriting examinations, photocopy and facsimile examinations, and document authentication.

Ms. Miller is court qualified testifying in several federal cases including the John Allen Muhammad case (SNIPER) in 2006. She successfully completed an intensive two-year training program at the FBI Laboratory in the field of Questioned Documents and was promoted to a Supervisory position in the Questioned Documents Unit.

Meredith received a Master of Forensic Science M.F.S. from George Washington University (GWU) located in Washington D.C. She accepted a position as Adjunct Professorial Lecturer at GWU where she taught for two years in the graduate program of the Forensic Sciences Department.

Ms. Miller employs a global approach to forensic document examinations and is currently working on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) to provide international training to forensic laboratories. Recent training focused on questioned document fundamentals in analysis, comparison, and evaluation of evidence in Pristina, Kosovo; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Maputo, Mozambique; Mexico City and Puebla, Mexico, Algeria, and Bangladesh.

Ms. Miller is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) and is serving as a liaison for the Diversity and Outreach committee of the AAFS.

Should you have a question concerning a case of specific examination, please do not hesitate to send an email: meredith@dekalbmiller.com or call +1 (312) 343-9902.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • M.F.S. Master of Forensic Science; George Washington University; 1998
  • B.A., Social Science, Colorado State University; 1992

Licenses

  • United Nation's Department of Safety and Security Certificate
  • ANSI National Accreditation Board Certificate for Assessor for forensic laboratories

Special Training

  • Lead Consultant, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) for the development for the Guide to Develop Forensic Document Examination Capacity.
  • Subject Matter Expert: FBI Handwriting Examiner Decision Analysis Study
  • International Instructor, U.S. Dept of Justice in forensic document examinations;
  • Areas currently served: Prishtina, Kosovo, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and Maputo, Mozambique
  • Adjunct Professor, George Washington University, Washington D.C.
  • Intelligence Analyst, United States Secret Service; Washington D.C.

Organizations

  • Member, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Questioned Document Section
  • Past Secretary, American Society of Testing and Materials

Honors

  • On-the Spot Award, U.S.S.S for work customizing intelligence database
  • On-the Spot Award, FBI for work on high profile case

Publications

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Introduction to Security Document Examination
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Guide for the Development of forensic document examination capacity

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    Knowledge in Area of Expertise (3)

  • Matthew Koehler - Brown James
  • James S. Cole - Wasinger Daming, LC
  • Susan Shaffer - Quad City Bank And Trust

  • Makes the Complex Understandable (3)

  • Matthew Koehler - Brown James
  • James S. Cole - Wasinger Daming, LC
  • Susan Shaffer - Quad City Bank And Trust

  • Courtroom & Deposition Demeanor (2)

  • Matthew Koehler - Brown James
  • James S. Cole - Wasinger Daming, LC

  • Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness (2)

  • Matthew Koehler - Brown James
  • Susan Shaffer - Quad City Bank And Trust

  • Pleasure to Work With (2)

  • James S. Cole - Wasinger Daming, LC
  • Susan Shaffer - Quad City Bank And Trust

  • Responsiveness to Attorney Needs/Deadlines (2)

  • Matthew Koehler - Brown James
  • James S. Cole - Wasinger Daming, LC

  • Verbal Communication (1)

  • Susan Shaffer - Quad City Bank And Trust

Listed in the Following States

Meredith DeKalb Miller,M.F.S. is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).