Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Alcohol and Drug Impairment: DUI, Dram Shop, Forensic Toxicology, Sobriety Testing, and Alcohol Server Training

ID: 735660 Georgia, USA

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As an expert witness and consultant, Expert offers a unique combination of scientific education and field law enforcement experience to the litigation of drug- and alcohol-induced human performance impairment. His perspectives integrate practical experience from hands-on evaluation of impaired subjects in live forensic evaluations and controlled training workshops, as well as a mechanistic understanding of acute drug intoxication from the field of clinical toxicology. He holds an MS from UFL College of Pharmacy.

In addition to his work in civil litigation support and law enforcement, Expert contributes regularly to advisory and consensus bodies in the fields of sobriety testing, forensic toxicology, and highway safety.

Expert's areas of practice include forensic toxicology, standardized field sobriety testing (SFST), dram shop, alcohol server training, DUI and DWI accidents, horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN), alcohol impairment, drug impairment, alcohol intoxication, drug intoxication, NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), impaired driving, drug recognition expert (DRE), marijuana impairment, cannabis impairment, human performance toxicology, false arrest, wrongful arrest, police procedures, and drug-facilitated sexual assault.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2021 Degree: MS Subject: Clinical Toxicology / Pharmaceutical Science Institution: University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Year: 2011 Degree: MPA Subject: Public Administration Institution: Columbus State University
Year: 2004 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Psychology Institution: Georgia State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President, Expert Witness and Consultant Department:
Expert provides consulting, expert testimony, and training -- primarily in the field of drug- and alcohol-induced human performance impairment. Key practice areas include dram shop liability, DUI/DWI crash litigation, workplace impairment challenges, sobriety testing, wrongful arrest, and police procedures.

Services also include test interpretations, assessment or reconstruction of behaviors, alcohol calculations, evaluation of procedures, and review of evidentiary sufficiency or behaviors in context of relevant industry standards.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Society of Forensic Toxicologists
International Association of Clinical and Forensic Toxicologists
International Society for Study of Emerging Drugs
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
IACP Drug Recognition Expert Section
IACP Legal Officers Section
International Association for Chemical Testing (2012-2015)
Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police
Licenses / Certifications
ServSafe Alcohol Certified
TIPS - On Site Alcohol Service Certified
SureSell NOW - Safe alcohol service
Drug Recognition Expert (DRE)
DRE Instructor
Intoxilyzer 9000 & 5000 Oper.
CMI Breath Testing Instructor &
Intoxilyzer 5000 Technician
Master Instructor Trainer
RADAR Operator
LIDAR Operator
Police Management Certificate
Police Supervision Certificate
Cooper LE Fitness Specialist
Professional Appointments
American Academy of Forensic Sciences: Academy Standards Board: Forensic Toxicology Consensus Body.

Past Chair: International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP): Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Section.

National Safety Council: Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division
Addresses substance abuse issues and makes recommendations to combat impaired driving problems through a variety of countermeasures.

IACP Technical Advisory Panel At-Large Appointee
One of 19 appointees responsible for providing advice and technical guidance to IACP and NHTSA on matters of impaired driving and updating and maintaining curriculum of sobriety testing programs.

IACP Highway Safety Committee
Appointed Member
One of 30 international appointees to study, consider, and evaluate matters of policy, standards, and practices related to traffic programs and highway safety functions.

Metro Atlanta Traffic Enforcement Network
Elected Coordinator of 62-agency network with the mission of improving traffic safety efforts in the Metro Atlanta area.
Awards / Recognition
IACP 40 Under 40 Award
MADD Golden Achievement
DRE Instructor of the Year
MADD DRE Gold Pin Recipient
PCPD “DUI Pace Setter”
Life Saving Commendation
Publications and Patents Summary
4 publications, 2 panels.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has been tendered and accepted as an expert witness by courts in the following areas:

Effects of drugs on 
human performance
Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
Instruction of NHTSA impaired driving curricula
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
Driving under the influence of drugs investigations
Drug recognition
DUI detection
Training / Seminars
Extensive track record of instructing on the effects of drugs and alcohol on human performance. See curriculum vitae for list.

Extensive professional development training seminars. Highlights below, more complete list available on CV.

Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN:
Physiology of Eye Movements and Impairment 

The Center for Forensic Science Research and Education:
The Robert F. Borkenstein Course on the Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior (2012)
The Robert F. Borkenstein Course on Alcohol and Highway Safety: Testing, Research and Litigation (2012)

Institute of Police Technology and Management:
Medical Foundations of Visual System Testing

Breath Alcohol Testing Instructor and Intoxilyzer 5000 Technician (2012)

National Restaurant Association:
ServSafe Alcohol Certification

National Hospitality Training LLC:
Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS)

Fields of Expertise

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