About Michelle (Old)

Michelle Dresbold is a nationally recognized handwriting expert, author, speaker, and artist. For the past twenty years, Michelle has drawn on her skills to engage live and televised audiences, provide legal assistance in hundreds of trials, and fascinate readers of her syndicated columns and nationally published book, Sex, Lies, and Handwriting.

As the only civilian graduate of the United States Secret Service’s Advanced Document Examination Program, Michelle provides expert services to prosecutors, private attorneys, and police departments throughout the United States. She has been consulted in cases ranging from embezzlement, fraud, and forgery to arson, stalking, and murder. Her testimony has been cited as a key factor in many of these trials, solidifying her reputation as one of the top handwriting analysis experts in the nation.

Michelle is a professional speaker who enjoys sharing her expertise with organizations, corporate groups, and televised audiences. She has appeared on the Today Show, CBS Early Show, The O’Reilly Factor, Discovery Channel, and History Channel’s MysteryQuest. Her presentations are easily customized to fit the needs of any group and include interactive exercises designed to provide a hands-on experience for the entire audience.

Michelle is the author of Sex, Lies, and Handwriting, an insightful exploration of the ways that even the smallest detail of someone’s handwriting can tell you about who they are, how they think, and reveal their hidden secrets. Sex, Lies, and Handwriting explores the handwriting of sly politicians, convicted criminals, suspected cheats, notorious killers, and everyday writers who have reached out to “The Sherlock Holmes of Handwriting” for help. 




“Dig out all those old birthday and holiday cards and love notes you’ve been hoarding over the years. You may just learn something new—and shocking—about the person who penned them.”
     - Charleston Post and Courier