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Khody Detwiler 2017-09-27T17:48:30+00:00

KHODY R. DETWILER

Since completing his training in the field of Forensic Document Examination, Khody has earned his reputation as a highly-respected examiner with years of extensive experience in both national and international matters. Khody has been accepted as an expert, and has rendered expert testimony, on numerous occasions in both criminal and civil matters in the United States and abroad.

Throughout his career, Khody has conducted a wide variety of forensic examinations on thousands of individual documents and signatures involved in various litigations throughout the world. His international casework has required extensive travel throughout Europe, South American and the Middle East. Khody has also been retained on numerous international matters that have not required international travel.

In addition to Khody’s typical case load, he also contracts with a variety of government agencies, insurance companies and undisclosed entities to perform forensic document examination services on a regular basis.

MAJOR CASES

(Ind. #2013-067)
Retained by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office in Goshen, New York to examine evidence in a highly publicized homicide trial involving the murder of a 35 year old mother of four; also testified as an expert witness during the jury trial on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office.

(Ind. #2011-749)
Retained by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office in Goshen, New York to examine evidence in a highly publicized homicide trial involving the murder of a 4 year old child; also testified as an expert witness during the jury trial on behalf of the District Attorney’s Office.

Paul D. Ceglia v. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg and Facebook Inc.
Retained by counsel representing Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg in a breach of contract action brought in Federal Court in Buffalo, New York; alleging a multi-billion dollar ownership interest in Facebook.

Chevron v. Donzinger, et. al., (S.D.N.Y.); Aguinda v. Chevron (Lago Agrio, Ecuador); Chevron v. Republic of Ecuador (The Hague, Netherlands)
Retained by counsel representing Chevron Corporation in a multi-billion dollar environmental lawsuit originating from Lago Agrio, Ecuador.

AlGosabi (AHAB) vs. Maan Al Sanea (SAAD Group) (Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia)
Retained by counsel representing Maan Al Sanea in a matter involving multi-billion dollar fraud claims in multiple jurisdictions with connections to over 100 international banking institutions originating from Saudi Arabia.

The Islamic Bank of Asia Limited v. Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers Company (Singapore)
Retained by counsel representing the Islamic Bank of Asia Limited in a matter involving multiple fraud claims in connection with a series of multi-million dollar banking transactions originating from Singapore.

Fletcher et al. v. Doig et al. (1:13-cv-03270)
Retained by counsel representing famed European artist, Peter Doig in a civil action brought in Federal Court in Chicago, Illinois; pertaining to the authentication of a purported original “Doig” painting; with an estimated value in excess of 10 million dollars.

Exoneration of Shaurn Thomas (Philadelphia, PA)
Retained by the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and Dechert LLP in the successful exoneration of Shaurn Thomas. Mr. Thomas spent 24 years in a Pennsylvania prison for a murder that he did not commit.

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  • International testimony experience

  • Court Qualified in both State and Federal Courts in the United States

  • International travel experience

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Evidence Handling Procedures
  • Handwriting, Hand Printing and Signature Examinations
  • Photography and Digital Imaging
  • Alterations, Obliterations and Erasures Examinations
  • Expert Witness and Legal Proceedings
  • Electronic Signature Analysis
  • Examination Procedures
  • Printing Processes Identification and Examination
  • Photocopiers/Facsimile Examinations
  • Mechanical Impression Examinations
  • Typewriter Examinations
  • Non-Destructive Ink Analysis
  • Non-Destructive Paper Analysis
  • Non- Destructive Indentation Analysis

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