Forensic Expert Witness Profile


Mike Wakshull


Q9 Consulting, Inc.
P.O. Box 892965
Temecula, CA 92589

Phone: 951-252-4929
Fax: 951-302-1785


  • Scientific approach to document and handwriting examination
  • Testimony using teaching style - Communicates with clients
  • Author, MCLE seminars, Speaker at International conferences
  • Handwriting, Digital documents, computer printed documents
  • Wills, contracts, deeds, anonymous letters, graffiti
  • Altered and amended documents & computer-generated documents
  • Graduate school certificate in Forensic Document Examination
  • MS degree; extensive research library & software tools
  • Member: NADE, ASQ, ASTM, NSA (professional speaker), SAFE
  • Fully equipped laboratory, Work accepted from all states



Mike Wakshull, a court-qualified forensic document examiner located in Temecula, CA partners with attorney clients to deliver results that often lead to early settlements. When cases go to trial, he presents in jury-speak rather than techno-geek to educate the triers of fact. He applies his technical and science training to present a science-based approach to his opinions—a court requirement.

Mike’s master’s degree capstone project was “The effects of bias on managerial decisions.” He has revised the focus to courtroom bias. Mike has presented this topic to bar associations, forensic associations, and at the World Congress of Forensics in China.
Mike has authored three books on the topic of forensic document examination. He has spoken at several international and local forensics conferences.

Mike holds a graduate school certificate in forensic document examination from the graduate school of criminal justice at East Tennessee State University.

He is a member of National Speakers Association.
He offers four presentations that are approved by Cal Bar for one hour of MCLE credit.

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