James A. Green is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners with over three decades of experience. He has a diverse background having worked both civil and criminal cases (for both the defense and prosecution.)
Mr. Green’s career began in 1988, serving 12 years as the Forensic Document Examiner for the Eugene OR Police Department. In 2000, he established his private practice, analyzing documents mainly having legal significance related to wills and other estate related documents. Other civil cases have involved letters related to contacts, mortgage documents, checks, financial records, medical records, and so forth. Criminal cases have involved vehicle titles, prescriptions, threatening and harassing notes, homicides, checks, etc.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Oregon, has continued his professional development by regularly attending training conferences and workshops. The training is provided by recognized organizations such as the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners, American Academy of Forensic Sciences – Questioned Document Section, and the Southwest Association of Forensic Document Examiners.
Mr. Green’s commitment to his field extends beyond his casework. He served as the President of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners from 2012 to 2014 and continues to hold positions with the professional organizations he maintains memberships with. He is presently the Chair of the Questioned Document Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS.) Mr. Green is also on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners.
Through his lengthy experience, Mr. Green has provided expert testimony in various jurisdictions, including federal courts in California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Washington D.C., as well as in numerous state courts. He has also presented testimony in Canada. His testimony has been accepted in over 150 cases.
Furthermore, Mr. Green has made notable contributions to the field through his publications and presentations. His work has been published in the Journal of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners and the Journal of Forensic Sciences. He has also presented papers at professional conferences and provided training for law enforcement agencies in Oregon, Washington, and the Caribbean.
James A. Green’s extensive background, full range of laboratory instruments, an on-going dedication to professional development, and contributions to the field of forensic document examination, have solidified his reputation as a well-qualified Forensic Document Examiner.