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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Firearms & Ballistics and Accident Reconstruction

Keywords/Search Terms:

firearm, ammunition, ammo, ballistic, gun, cartridge, bullet, projectile, manufacture, load, weapon, antique, reconstruction, training, design, engineering, forensic, shooting, crime, scene


PhD, Claremont Graduate University; MBA, Claremont Graduate University; BS, University of Southern California

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Additional Information

• Court recognized as an expert in Firearms, Ammunition, and Crime/Shooting Scene Reconstruction. • Licenses: Type 10 FFL (Manufacturer of Destructive Devices), Special Occupations Tax Stamp, and all Dangerous Weapons Permits available from the State of California, DOJ. • Ongoing resource/consultant to numerous reloading equipment, projectile, and firearm manufacturers, including the areas of safety, training, and design flaws. • Designed and manufactured firearms and fire control systems. • Certified and testified in crime scene reconstruction and shooting accidents. • Recognized in the firearms industry as an expert in antique and replica cartridge development and manufacturing, including the production of proof loads. “Official” ammunition benchmark for half a dozen firearm manufactures. • Provide educational opportunities on the ammunition manufacturing process and corresponding toolmarks for law enforcement agencies, specifically for their crime lab and firearm unit technical staff. I have provided this training for such agencies as the California Criminalistics Institute (CA-DOJ), Los Angeles Police Department Firearms Unit, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Crime Lab, and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Crime Lab.