Forensic Laboratory Division

October 17, 2022

What is the process for obtaining a discovery packet for an impaired driving or sexual assault case where I am the legal representative?

Please contact the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

How do I schedule an Offer of Opinion meeting with a Forensic Toxicologist Expert?

Please send an email to Forensic.lab@sfgov.org stating your request alongside any and all materials (forensic toxicology report, police report, other relevant information, etc.) the Expert is to consider.

I need a Forensic Toxicologist Witness and/or Expert witness to appear in court, what are the next steps?

Please first schedule an offer of opinion as described above. Then issue and hand deliver a subpoena to San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner located at 1 Newhall Street in San Francisco. Please ensure the subpoena includes the correct OCME Case Number and the Forensic Toxicologist Witness and/or Expert’s name. Subpoenas are expected to be delivered at least 5 business days in advance to needed testimony.