Christine Funk has experience consulting the following types of cases:

  • Forensic DNA evidence;
  • Arson;
  • Bitemark;
  • Drug chemistry;
  • Toxicology;
  • Toolmark;
  • Shoeprint;
  • Ballastics;
  • Crime Scene Sciences;
  • Evidence Collection;
  • False Confessions;
  • Eye witness identification;
  • Wildlife DNA;
  • Presumptive drug testing;
  • Other forms of forensic testing;
  • Best practices in crime labs.

Training 

Criminal Defense Services

Forensic Consulting Services

Christine Funk has experience defending the following types of cases:

  • Arson;
  • Burglary;
  • Robbery;
  • Murder;
  • Manslaughter;
  • Theft;
  • Embezzlement;
  • Fraud;
  • Drug Cases;
  • DUI;
  • Forgery;
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct;
  • Assault;
  • Traffic Offenses;
  • Other criminal offenses.


Christine Funk

Attorney and Forensic Consultant

Christine Funk has provided trainings on various topics relating to forensic science, including:


  • Understanding DNA: Things You Can Use in the Courtroom Tomorrow
  • Before the Beginning: Fundamental Scientific Precursors to Understanding Forensic DNA Evidence for Lawyers
  • Comprehensive DNA Training for Lawyers (multi-day training)
  • Statistics for Lawyers 
  • Validation Studies: What Are They? And Why Do I Care?
  • ​Ethics in the Courtroom: A Scientist’s Obligations: A Legal Perspective
  • Why ‘Waste Time’ on Forensics in a Drug Case?
  • Arson Investigation: Real? Or Really Sucky?
  • Deciphering the Code: How to Interpret Reports and Work With Forensic Scientists to Evaluate the Significance of Scientific Findings​
  • Understanding What Went Wrong at the St. Paul Police Department Crime Lab