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Different cases require differing areas of expertise. Dr. Celeste has been involved in over 30 shooting cases as an expert in the force that was used by law enforcement officers. Dr. Celeste is not a shooting reconstructionist, which is a skillset that is often needed in shooting cases.


The National Justice Academy has developed a professional working relationship with the Highlands Forensic Investigations and Consulting Group who are highly regarded court qualified shooting re-constructionists.


The website for the Highlands Group is and the contacts are Jim Molinaro at and Howard Ryan at

Other References

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John J. Kane, East Brunswick, NJ 732.964.9057

Eric J. Marcy, Woodbridge, NJ 732.636.8000

Bernard H. Shihar, Edison, NJ 732.548.0200

James McCreedy, Morristown, NJ 973.539.1313

Robery Varady, Union, NJ 908.810.0500

Anne Frawley, Union, NJ 908.810.0500

A. Michael Barker, Linwood, NJ 609.601.8677

Gary Lipshutz, Newark, NJ 973.733.3880

Avion Benjamin, Newark, NJ 973.733.3880

Brian Leinhauser, West Chester, PA 484.318.7106

William Cook, Westmont, NJ 856.854.8900

Bryan Reagan, Fort Lee, NJ 201.947.8855

David Montag, Hackensack, NJ 914.231.8056

David Pack, River Edge, NJ 201.525.1011

David Schwartz, Eatontown, NJ 732.544.1460

Dominic Stampone, Haledon, NJ 973.720.1414

Ian Doris Rutherford, NJ 201.340.4928

Thomas Keenan, Rutherford, NJ 201.340.4928

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Jared Monaco, Toms River, NJ 732.240.6000

Jerry Ballarotto, Hamilton, NJ 609.581.8555

John Bazzurro, Millstone, NJ 732.410.5350

Melanie Falco, Monmouth, NJ 732.431.7106 

Harold Shapiro, Cape May, NJ 856.453.0486

Thomas Hanrahan, River Edge, NJ 201.525.1011

Todd Gelfand, Linwood, NJ 609.601.8677

Vanessa James, Linwood, NJ 609.601.8677

Vic Afanador, Newark, NJ 973.877.3816

Kathy Kennedy, River Edge, NJ 201.525.1011

Christina DiPalo, Union, NJ 908.810.0500

Dean Wittman, Cherry Hill, NJ 856.428.6600

Charles Uliano, W. Long Branch, NJ 732.229.3200

Andrew Walsh, W. Long Branch, NJ 732.229.3200

Virginia Pallotto, Short Hills, NJ 973.379.4800

Mitchell Perlmutter, Jersey City, NJ 201.653.1155

Robert Gillispie, Cherry Hill, NJ 856.667.2600 

Francis Donnelly, Cherry Hill, NJ 856.667.2600

David Chazen, Englewood, NJ 201.567.5500

Nick Pompelio, Warren, NJ 908.757.7800

Rich Guss, Warren, NJ 908.757.7800

Bridget Coughlin, Toms River, NJ 732.929.2027

Greg DiLorenzo, Linwood, NJ 609.601.8677

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