Forensic Expert Witness Profile


Martin McAllister

M.A., Register of Professional Archaeologists ID# 15517

Cogstone Resource Management, Inc.
1518 W. Taft Ave.
Orange, CA 92865

Phone: 406-239-1874


  • Conducted 39 archaeological damage assessment projects
  • Including Exxon Valdez oil spill damage assessment
  • Consulted on over 150 archaeological damage assessments
  • Expert witness for 7 cases in 4 federal judicial districts
  • Author NPS tech. brief on archaeological damage assessment
  • Coauthor SAA archaeological value professional standards
  • Developer of archaeological violation investigation classes
  • Developer of archaeological damage assessment classes
  • Instructor of 273 classes with 8,512 participants since 1979
  • Work with retired federal criminal investigator, ARPA expert