David A Lombardo Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Firearms & Ballistics and Safety

Specialty Focus:

Firearms, shooting ranges, gun store systemic safety management systems, Firearm human factors, Gun safety, Shooting range safety, Personal protection, Concealed carry, Shooting range design, Training program design, Firearm training, Shooting club management


B.S., University of Illinois; M.Ed., University of Illinois

Years in Practice:


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President (8 yrs) of the 2500 member, 300 acre Aurora Sportsmens' Club - Did a total turn-around from brink of bankruptcy to one of the top shooting clubs in the country; President/Chief Instructor SAFER USA - trained over 8,000 students; U.S. Army (3 yrs) Vietnam veteran - 1st Infantry Division Medical Corps; Sworn, armed Auxiliary Sheriff's Deputy (20 yrs) Sergeant & Executive Board; NRA Training Counselor certified to teach and to train instructors to teach: Basic Pistol, Shotgun and Rifle; Home Firearm Safety; Personal Protection in the Home; Personal Protection Outside the Home; and Metallic Cartridge & Shotgun Shell Reloading; NRA Range Development & Operations certified; NRA Chief Range Safety Officer; NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor; NRA Regional Refuse To Be A Victim Counselor; NRA Distinguished Expert Handgun; Chicago Firearm Certification Instructor (entire duration of the program); Illinois Hunter Safety Master Instructor (5 years) ; State of Illinois Certified Firearms Instructor; Concealed Carry Instructor (Illinois and Utah); Tactical pistol instructor in use of force for self-defense and home invasion. Need someone in control when they speak? Eleven years ON TARGET RADIO Executive Producer & Co-host on AM560 THE ANSWER, Chicago's #1 Conservative talk radio station. Undergraduate and graduate degrees in education and technical training Assistant professor at Louisiana Tech University (3 yrs) Associate professor/Dept head Bowling Green State University (Ohio) (3 yrs) Associate Dean Lewis University (Romeoville, IL) ( 2 yrs) Over 6,000 hours of public speaking, seminars and classroom instruction in the U.S. and international International Journalist over 1500 articles published and several books Can't bring a firearm in court? Make a video. Executive producer, script writer, director, videographer, editor, narrator. Significant international experience as an on-camera news anchor; teleprompter proficient.