Our Team is Dedicated to Help Seek and Illustrate the Truth for Your Client

Our mission is to use all of our too ls and experience to bring the most advanced forensic analysis to your team. We work tirelessly to make sure your case is given our utmost priority. We understand how important it is to be on time, on budget, and on point. We are excited to be a part of your next trial team.

Our Team

Jason C. Fries, CEO


Jason has over 23 years of experience in the field of forensic analysis and testifies regularly as an expert in Forensic Animation, 3D Laser Scanning, Night time Visibility, Line of Sight, Ballistic Trajectory, Video Analysis, and OIS Reconstruction. He holds science degrees and is a member of several scientific organizations. In his spare time Jason enjoys playing basketball and racing his cars at the local race tracks.

Julie, Vice President


Steve Swehla, Director of Production


Steve is the head of the 3D production department and comes to 3DF with a BA in 3D computer modeling and animation. He has spent his career taking his creative storytelling and combining it with his love of forensic analysis to become a leader in the field of Forensic Animation. His attention to detail has allowed him to move up the ranks over the last 5 years. His free-time is filled with his love of drone racing, kite surfing, and working on his motorcycle.

Preston Phillips, Senior Forensic Animator

Preston is our senior forensic animator and video specialist. His formal education is a BA in computer animation and is our go to video analysis guru. His ability to take on difficult forensic tasks and not stop until it is completed has made him one of our best team players. Preston’s ability to find the right tool for the job has made him a hero to his co-workers. When not researching the latest technological tool Preston enjoys playing video games.


Alex Ballo, LA Team Leader


Alex is our Los Angeles senior forensic animator and video specialist. His formal education is based in scientific research and before coming to 3DF he was a researcher at a university in Florida. Alex’s passion for science and computer animation made him a perfect fit for our team. His ability to digest 100’s of pages of police, reconstruction, or medical examiner reports and create accurate, concise reports makes sure all team members are on the same page. In his free time Alex enjoys working out and enjoys the perfect LA weather