QUALIFICATIONS

ADELE A. THONN, FORENSIC DOCUMENT EXAMINER

EDUCATION
> University of New Orleans; New Orleans, LA (BA: General Business Administration)
> Benjamin Franklin Senior High School; New Orleans, LA

SPECIALIZED TRAINING
> Forensic Document Examination Interactive Training Program developed by Board Certified Forensic Document Examiner (36-lesson course containing over 50 actual cases with outside reading assignments)
> One-on-one case work with New Orleans-based Board-Certified Forensic Document Examiner

CONTINUING EDUCATION
> 2018 NADE Annual Conference (Jacksonville, May 2018) — 20.5 hours
> 2017 International Association for Identification, Louisiana Division (Baton Rouge, June 2017) — 4.5 hours
> 2017 NADE Annual Conference (New Orleans, May 2017) — 25 hours
> 2017 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (New Orleans, February 2017) — 10.75 hours
> 2016 NADE Annual Conference (Portland, April 2016) — 24.25 hours
> 2015 NADE Annual Conference (Nashville, April 2015) 21.5 hours
> Online Interactive Instruction (Supplement to Interactive Training Program)
> NIST Measurement Science and Standards in Forensic Handwriting Analysis Conference (Post-Conference Webcast, June 2013) — 10.75 hours
> 2013 NADE Annual Conference (Omaha, April 2013) — 18.5 hours
> 2012 NADE Annual Conference (San Diego, April 2012) — 19.5 hours
> Mediation Arbitration Professional Systems CLE Seminar (October 2011) — 1 hour

COURT QUALIFICATIONS
> Civil District Court, Parish of Orleans, Louisiana (2015, 2016, 2017)
> 17th Judicial District Court, Thibodaux, Louisiana (2017)
> 21st Judicial District Court, Amite, Louisiana (2016)
> 24th Judicial District Court, Gretna, Louisiana (2016, 2017)
> 32nd Judicial District Court, Houma, Louisiana (2017)

PRESENTATIONS
> 2016 NADE Annual Conference (Poster Session, Portland, April 2016): “The Search for Familiar Handwriting Similarities — Comparisons of Adoptive Versus Biological Features”
> Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Last Chance Seminar (New Orleans, December 2015): “Principles of Handwriting and Handwriting Identification”
> Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Conference (Kenner, April 2013) — “Principles of Handwriting and Handwriting Identification for the Forensic Document Examiner”

MEMBERSHIP
> Associate Member, National Association of Document Examiners (NADE)

CERTIFICATION
> Candidate for Certification, National Association of Document Examiners (Target completion date of requirements is May 2018)

OTHER DISTINCTION
< Conference Chair, 2017 NADE Annual Conference

REFERENCES
Available upon request

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