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Mar 2010Present


International Forensic Experts LLC

Manage a company with several subcontractors working in forensic science. Consultation and analysis in criminal and civil cases.



Southern Oregon University


The recipient of numerous awards for his career contributions as a forensic scientist, consultant, and law enforcement officer, James Pex currently applies the bulk of his time and energy toward his duties as CEO of International Forensic Experts LLC (IFE). A Diplomate for the American Board of Criminalistics, Pex holds distinction as a Certified Specialist in Clinical Chemistry, employing his knowledge in an active managerial capacity at IFE. Overseeing a team of experts who maintain a diverse skill set with regards to crime scene investigation and evidence evaluation, James Pex adheres to the highest standards of practice in all of his professional activities. To this end, Pex utilizes the scientific method to assist his client base with a wide array of forensic-related issues, making use of the extensive training he undertook as a Lieutenant with the Oregon State Police (OSP).

At IFE, James Pex and his colleagues possess conclusive understanding of forensic analysis and reporting, forensic photography, fingerprinting methodology, DNA collection and processing, toxicology, and numerous other fields of forensic study. As one of the head consultants at IFE, Pex focuses primarily on death investigations, often testifying in a courtroom setting where he serves as an expert witness. Based in North Bend, Oregon, James Pex regularly travels across the country for his work and has consulted on death investigation cases in Iraq, South Africa, and Peru.     

In 2001, James Pex received the Oregon State Police Commendation Award for his achievements with the OSP’s Forensic Services Division. The OSP presented a special letter of commendation to Pex in 1999 in recognition of his accomplishments as Director at the Coos Bay Crime Laboratory. James Pex also garnered a Public Service Award from the Oregon Peace Officers Association in 1996 and earned a Regional Award in Criminalistics from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in 1985, among a number of other accolades.


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