Mike Wakshull

Mike Wakshull

Risk management without the risk

The Evidence Speaks the Truth - Forensic Science Uncovers the Truth

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from Temecula, CA

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Mike Wakshull
Michael Wakshull - Motivational Speaker

Risk management without the risk

The Evidence Speaks the Truth - Forensic Science Uncovers the Truth

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from Temecula, CA

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association
  • Toastmasters International
Mike Wakshull - Motivational Speaker

Mike Wakshull

Risk management without the risk

The Evidence Speaks the Truth - Forensic Science Uncovers the Truth

Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500
Travels from: Temecula, CA

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association
  • Toastmasters International

For more information about booking Mike Wakshull,
Visit http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/MikeWakshull/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Trends in Forensic Handwriting Analysis and Document Examination
The evidence you leave behind

An attorney or fraud examiner may have occasion to partner with a forensic document examiner to determine the authenticity of a document. Having a basic knowledge about how a forensic document examiner works can assist the fraud examiner to engage the right examiner and know whether the examiner has followed general accepted practices. 1. An Overview of Forensic Document Examination and Authentication of handwriting The basic information about forensic document examination. Terminology, standards and best practices used by forensic document examiners is defined. Reasons for not using terms such as forgery and fraud are explained. Forensic Document Examination is also known as Questioned Document Examination. An overview of laboratory equipment used by document examiners is presented. Generally accepted practices, scientific approach and use of a computer and digital equipment are described. 2. Identification of handwriting The majority of work performed by a forensic document examiner is authentication of handwriting. The majority of this work is authentication of signatures. Advances in computer software has made this work more accurate than in prior times. This work often requires skill in matching patterns of writing. The underlying basis for handwriting comparison is learning the different ways a person writes across writing sessions. The forensic document examiner examines the writing in question to learn whether it fits within the patterns observed in the person’s known writing. • The basis for opinions offered by forensic document examiners • Learn the types of cases handled by forensic document examiners • Techniques employed in forensic document examination • To apply the scientific method to question document examination. • Handwriting identification techniques • Techniques used in signature examination • When are various tools used to examine handwritten documents? • What are generally accepted methods of examining handwritten documents? 3. Altered documents and other topics in forensic document examination • Altered documents such as deeds and medical records • Computer generated documents • Why must the document examiner be able to distinguish computer generated documents? • Digitally created documents • Examining signatures written on digital tablets • The future of forensic document examination 4. Selecting a forensic document examiner • Use fraud investigation techniques to vet your prospective document examiner • Know questions to ask your prospective document examiner • Learn about your prospective document examiner by using social media