Expert Services

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 as a document examiner in cases ranging from embezzlement, fraud, and forgery to arson, stalking, and murder. Michelle has provided profiling and investigative assistance as well as testifying as an expert witness. Her testimony has been cited as a key factor in many cases, solidifying her reputation as one of the top handwriting experts in the nation.

“The Court found Dresbold’s testimony to be clear, well founded, convincing, and credible.”
Englert v. Funk, 151 Pittsburgh Legal Journal 77, 78 (Pa. C.P. Alleg. Co. 2003) (Judge Penkower).

“Comparing the testimony elicited by these two experts, we believe that Ms. Dresbold presented substantial evidence to support Appellant’s claim that the signature of Mr. McNish was improper.”
     - In re Nomination of Flaherty, 770 A.2d 327, 335 (Pa. 2001) (Justice Nigro).

"I can honestly say, not one time has Dresbold ever been proven wrong in any of our investigations."
     - Ronald B. Freeman, Commander, Major Crimes and Homicide Division, Pittsburgh Police Department, Retired