About Wendy Carlson
Below are some of Wendy's qualifications:
Wendy Carlson is a Court Qualified Forensic Document Examiner. She has studied handwriting and document examination and apprenticed under some of the leading court-qualified Forensic Document Experts in the U.S.A. Wendy has also achieved the designation of Registered Investigator by the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, the world's largest association for professionals in the field of forensic science.
Wendy has testified in multiple states and has reviewed hundreds of documents, thousands of signatures and handwritings, examined case documents and rendered an opinion on cases in more than 40 states, Washington D.C., England, Canada, Africa, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico. She has also examined documents and rendered opinions in cases written in Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean and Spanish writing. Wendy's expertise was featured in CNN and The Houston Chronicle, as well as investigative reports by the Dallas Morning News, ABC’s The Denver Channel and CBS4 in Denver, Colorado
Wendy has been qualified to testify 100% of the time she has appeared in court as an expert witness.
Laboratory Equipment used for examination:
Numerous magnifying devices including a stereo microscope, 10x-40x loupes, Light Tracer light box, protractor, metric measuring devices, slope protractor, handwriting letter slant and comparison plate, digital photography equipment, digital photography equipment, Portable Blacklight, Macintosh G5 Computer and 15 inch flat screen monitor, various scanner, printers and copiers.
Specific Areas of Training:
Handwriting Identification and Discrimination, Signature Comparison, Techniques for Distinguishing Forged Signatures, Disguised Handwriting, Altered Numbers, Anonymous Writing, Factors that Affect Writing, Suicide Notes
Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners
Forensic Expert Witness Association
American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
Texas Police and Sheriff's Associations