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Mike Wakshull

Firm: Q9 Consulting, Inc.
Phone: (951) 252-4929

Specialties / Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Property
  • Trusts and Estates


Mike Wakshull is a civil and criminal court-qualified document examiner who partners with legal clients to dissect the evidence presented in handwritten and computer-generated questioned documents. Wakshull applies his scientific training to examine questioned documents—a court requirement. His verifiable approach produces winning arguments. He uses generally-accepted practices such as ASTM standards. His laboratory is well-equipped and he has built a large forensic reference library. Wakshull is skilled at explaining complex evidence with clear exhibits, easy-to-understand language and descriptive pictures. His courtroom approach teaches and engages the trial participants—judge, jury and attorneys.

Education & Admissions

  • Bachelor of Science - Mathematics
  • Master of Science - Technology Management
  • Graduate School Certificate - Forensic Document Examination

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Document Examiners
  • ASTM International
  • American Society for Quality
  • Forensic Expert Witness Association
  • Forensic Consultants Association

Reported Cases

  • 1. State vs. Stayner, case number LMPD LJ4852, San Diego County, California.
  • 2. Derry vs. Salas, case number RIC RIP 095479, Riverside County, California.
  • 5. Hudson Lending Company, LLC v. Boca Del Canon, LLC, et al., case 30-2010-00433807, Orange County, California

Speaker Comments

  • "The guy knows his stuff!" - Gary (Templeton, CA)
  • "Truly exceptional. Eye opening." - Farzad (, )
  • "One of the bet CLE courses I have taken in a long time. The course presentation was very informative and useful in many areas. The presenter was very engaging." - Geoffrey (, )
  • "Wow, very informative. Unique take on "bias," and best CLE I've had on the topic in 10 years." - Virginia (, )
  • "None. Really strong speaker for this topic." - Alan (, )
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