Joanna L Collins, MFS, F-AAFS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: LINUS Investigations and Consulting
  • Phone: 210-858-5125
  • Cell: 210-858-5517
  • Fax: 210-858-5572
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Forensic Science and Investigation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Medicolegal death investigations, sexual assault, child sexual & physical abuse, crime scene investigation, evidence integrity, child forensic interviewing, investigative case review, law enforcement & criminal justice, crime scene analysis, int'l training & course development


Master of Forensic Sciences, The George Washington University; Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas A&M University; Fellowship in Medicolegal Death Investigations, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner; Internships, Baltimore Medical Examiner's Office, MD; and Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, IL

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Former supervisory special agent with expertise in forensic sciences, forensics program management, criminal investigations, crime scene management & processing, expert testimony, training course development/instruction, medicolegal death investigations, sexual assault investigations, child physical & sexual abuse investigations, & child forensic interviewing. Adjunct professor; George Washington University, Dept of Forensic Sciences: graduate-level medicolegal death investigations, and child physical / sexual abuse investigations. Fellow & Board of Directors with the American Academy of Forensic Science. TS/SCI w/ polygraph.