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Manfred Troibner, Sr. Creative and Litigation Consultant

Manfred co-founded Visual Evidence Corporation in January of 2013 and serves as Sr. Creative and Litigaton Consultant and Director of Business Development for the firm. In his role as Director of Business Development, his focus is on the development of the U.S. Government Trial Services Division for the company. With over three decades of sales and business development, Manfred brings a wealth of insight and experience in delivering medical illustrations, 3D scale models, video recreations and animation solutions for his clients preparing for court. Manfred has been involved in the demonstrative evidence industry since 1987 and has given hundreds of presentations to major corporations, law firms and local and regional State and Federal Courts on the subject of trial preparations and advanced technologies for the courtroom. A skilled model maker, clients retain Manfred to create 3D scale replicas that make their case easier to understand, while captivating a jury. His scale models have included:

  • Motorized machines
  • Industrial products and facilities
  • Architectural and topographical models
  • Anatomical models

Prior to co-founding Visual Evidence, Manfred was an Art Director for American Greetings Corporation, a Cleveland-based Fortune 500 company. He also owned a graphics firm that provided design and marketing services to national and international corporations and has been an innovator in the computer graphics industry for several decades. Manfred can be reached at mtroibner@ve-evidence.com or 216-867-1380.


Bernie DeWees, CEO

Bernie has over 30 years of business experience in various industries. He is currently an Owner of multiple entities as well as CEO and Partner with various other companies. Prior positions include President and Founder of 3-D Service, President of Magnetech and Vice President at ABB. He is a volunteer and instructor for various non-profit entities.


Linda Weber, VP, Senior Litigation Consultant

Linda Weber is a Litigation Consultant at Visual Evidence. Linda has over 20 years of experience in the legal industry with the majority of those years spent assisting attorneys in their litigation efforts. In her capacity as a Litigation Consultant for VE she assists attorneys with comprehensive courtroom support through consulting and creation of demonstrative evidence exhibits. Linda has extensive experience with high technology presentations and courtrooms. She is called upon as a litigation consultant to assist attorneys with these presentations from inception to creation. She has worked with jury consultants, focus groups and testifying experts in coordinating demonstrative evidence exhibits for the courtroom. Linda presents approved Continuing Legal Education seminars speaks at law firms on the topics of advanced trial technologies for the courtroom. Linda can be reached at lweber@ve-evidence.com, or 216-867-1380.


Gordon Mayer, Director of Finance

Gordon is a Director of Finance and HR with over 30 years of experience. After graduating from Youngstown State University with an AAS in Computer Technology, he returned to school at Mount Union College where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration. Gordon is a devoted fan of The Ohio State University football and wrestling teams.


Jim DePew, President

Jim has over 20 years experience and previously served as the Director of Quality at Miscor Group where he developed, reviewed, audited and revised Quality Management Systems, conducted internal and external quality audits, established quality objectives, resolution of nonconformance events, and improved processes. Throughout his career, Jim has held various roles in Executive Management, Board positions, and strategic/continuous improvement teams. He received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from The University of Akron, a Master of Business Administration in Executive Management from Ashland University, and completed several quality and safety courses.