FIREARMS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-253554
This qualified expert earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Detroit Institute of Technology, his MBA from University of Phoenix, and his DBA from Nova Southeastern University. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers,the American Gunsmithing Association, and the Society of Automotive Engineers International. Formerly he served in multiple engineering management positions at AlliedSignal Aerospace (Honeywell) and as the owner of and gunsmith ...
Expert Witness: E-151821
This expert served 32 years with the San Francisco Police Department in a variety of different capacities. He began his experience as a police officer for nine years in patrol, and then went on to serve as a Sergeant and Inspector in the Investigations Bureau for over four years investigating Violent Crimes, Auto Theft, Burglary and Domestic Violence. He went on to serve as a Commander in the Patrol Bureau, Investigations Bureau, and over the Tactical Company and ...
Expert Witness: E-008998
This expert has certifications in Firearm Identification, Toolmark Identification, and Gunshot Residue by the Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners, and has been involved with forensic testing for more than 22 years. He is a Distinguished Member of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners and the NIST OSAC on Firearms and Tool Marks, and is a Guest Lecturer for the National Firearms Examiners Academy. He is currently the owner of a private firearm ...
Expert Witness: E-029527
This expert is Certified by multiple organizations, and prominent individuals and teaches on a regular basis. Area of greatest expertise: The defensive use of a handgun, the legal repercussions one might expect to encounter when choosing to carry a pistol, and actually using the pistol to defend themselves.
Expert Witness: E-070923
This firearms and archery enthusiast and instructor has been involved in the field for over 41 years. He completed numerous training's with the U.S. Army, Armstrong State College and the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council. The expert has completed numerous firearms and archery-related courses and instructor courses over the years; currently, he teaches Firearms and Archery Safety for the Department of Environmental Conservation with the State of New ...
Expert Witness: E-009002
This expert is a qualified Forensic Examiner by the FBI Laboratory Training, and has been working in the field for more than 10 years. He is the first vice president of the Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and has authored several publications focusing on forensic firearm/toolmark identification and gunshot residue testing. He is a former Forensic Firearm and Tool Mark Examiner for the Federal Bureau of ...
Expert Witness: E-007337
This expert has worked in the firearms and firearms training business for over 40 years in the military, specializing in Combat Tactics and Training, Marksmanship, and Small Arms Skill Development. He holds membership in a multitude of distinguished professional firearm organizations and has earned the prestigious U.S. Army Distinguished Badges for both Service Pistol and Service Rifle. This expert also coached and was a firing team member of the World Champion U.S. Army ...
Expert Witness: E-006690
A 3rd generation Gunsmith. This expert has over 15 years of experience as an authority on firearm and related subject. He currently provides his expertise to a variety of clients in need of accurate assessment of firearm analysis, GSR, accidental discharge, and bullet trajectory. In addition, he teaches a course on firearms and deadly force law, and has extensive experience reviewing evidence and speaking to the impact of firearms on the outcome of cases.
Expert Witness: E-004462
This expert is a member of the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, California Council of EMS Educators, California Fire Chiefs, California EMS Educator/QI Group, and National Association of EMS Educators. He is currently the President and Education Program Director of a private EMT training center. He has 26 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services and 20+ years as an Educator. This expert also has extensive expert witness experience.

FIREARMS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Firearm With Alleged Safety Pin Issue Misfires Injuring Woman FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was a severely injured after her firearm malfunctioned. The plaintiff had purchased an automatic pistol for personal use. When she first took it to a firing range to use, the gun was not firing properly. She took the gun  …

Rifle Explosion Causes Permanent Hearing Loss FIREARMS Expert Case

Rifle Explosion Causes Permanent Hearing Loss

This case involves a 35-year-old woman in Idaho who sustained severe injuries as a result of a gun explosion. The woman had recently purchased a rifle for recreational purposes. The incident in question occurred less than a week after the woman purchased  …

Range Safety Officer Fatally Shot During Instructional Lesson FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a female range safety officer who was struck when an allegedly defective gun went off early during an instructional lesson. The lesson had 17 novice shooters in attendance. While the range officer was working with one of the shoote …

Corrections Facility Releases Violent Criminal Into Community FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a man who murdered his wife and mother-in-law while on temporary leave from a corrections facility. The man had an extensive criminal history including domestic violence against his wife and had recently violated a restraining order  …

Ballistics Expert Analyzes Fatal Shooting by Bail Bond Agent FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves an individual who was killed during a bounty hunt. A woman had been released on bail but violated the terms of her release, and the judge revoked her bond. The bounty hunter was sent to retrieve the woman who was discovered to be sta …

Shooter Suffers Brain Injury From Allegedly Defective Shotgun FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff who was seriously injured when his shotgun malfunctioned. The plaintiff was an amateur shooter who purchased a pre-owned shotgun one week before the incident. While shooting, a shell exploded and the shrapnel went through …

Arms Procurement Expert Opines on Allegedly Illegal International Sales FIREARMS Expert Case

This is a case in South Carolina against two military contractors who were hired by the defendant to travel to Europe with the intention of inspecting various weapons for sale abroad. The weapons in question had been rejected by the US military. During the …

Catastrophic Failure of Rifle Barrel Causes Devastating Injuries FIREARMS Expert Case

This case involved a plaintiff who was seriously injured when his rifle malfunctioned during a hunting trip in Texas. A few weeks before the incident in question, the plaintiff purchased a pre-owned hunting rifle from a local gun store in order to hunt dee …