Grant Writing & Management

We guide you from proposal writing to compliance with the myriad of rules of grant programs.


Customized materials delivered in cost effective ways across forensic testing areas.

DNA Quality Assurance Audits

Performed to meet the requirements for eternal audits to keep your laboratory compliant.

Meet Our Team


Bright-Line is led by President Debra Epstein (formerly Figarelli) who has been a forensic scientist since 1987 and is best known for her expertise in DNA analysis, mixture interpretation & statistics, and auditing.  She is joined by Vice President David Epstein who entered the field in 1982 and is well known for his quality assurance, management, and technical expertise.

Process Improvement

Teaming with your staff we examine all aspects of workflow to make operations more productive.

Audit & Accreditation Preparation

Our team has performed over 120 audits and assessments and established multiple quality systems, which enables us to ease you through the process. 

dedicated to forensic science

Trial Preparation

We offer all attorneys an objective review of forensic test results and how to make the most of them. 

Management Review

Our vast experience and expertise can bring the outside view of management and quality systems while partnering with your staff to incorporate existing best practices.

Case File Review

Available for technical reviews in forensic biology, DNA analysis, drug chemistry, toxicology, fire debris analysis, and more.