Some key elements exist when considering or selecting a professional Document Examiner. Of these elements, Individual Experience and Curriculum Vitae should weigh heavily in the selection of a document professional who can provide results worthy of any challenge.

David S. Moore is in full-time private practice and is the proprietor of the Moore Document Laboratory. His background spans over 35 years of forensic document examination experience, including assignments with the California Department of Justice, the Las Vegas Metro Crime Lab, the US Postal Crime Lab and the US Army Criminal Investigation Division. He completed two full years of formal training at the US Army Crime Laboratory in 1975.

Certified as "Diplomate" of the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE) since 1978. Served as a "Director" of the ABFDE from 1999 - 2002.

David S. Moore has been published numerous times in many national and international professional forensic journals and has presented papers at various forensic conferences throughout the country.

  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice; 1972
    University of Nebraska, Omaha, NB
  • Masters of Education, Adult Education; 1976
    Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA

Legion of Merit, US Army for duties as Chief Questioned Document Section, US Army Crime Laboratory

  • Fellow, Questioned Document Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
  • Member, Southern Association of Forensic Document Examiners (SWAFDE)
  • Member, Southern Association of Forensic Scientists (SAFS)
  • Provisional Member, American Society of Questioned Document Examiners (ASQDE)

Ragghianti - Freitas - Montobbio - Wallace


"David Moore is professional in his appearance. He is well groomed and makes an excellent impression on a jury. He is relaxed and talks in a conversational tone. He does not talk down to a jury."

J. Mark Montobbio
San Rafael, Califonia

Goedert & Michaels


"Mr. Moore came highly recommended by a fellow trial attorney. His appearance is professional, his demeanor is pleasant and straight forward, and he is absolutely ethical, honest and trustworthy."

Warren W. Goedert
Reno, Nevada

Lawson & Mayer


"Mr. Moore combines the look of a college professor and the friendliness of your local pastor. Mr. Moore is very professional, articulate, and most importantly, credible."

Rick R. Mayer
Cameron Park, Califonia