Computer Forensics Expert Witnesses

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What is a computer forensics expert witness?

Computer forensics expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience in computer science. A computer forensics expert witness needs to not only have substantive expertise but must also possess the ability to explain digital evidence and technology to jurors. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the legal team may request a technologist with prior expert witness testimony experience.

What types of cases require a computer forensics expert witness?

A branch of digital forensic science, computer forensics work is performed to obtain digital information. Computer forensics can be used to incriminate individuals in fraud cases and can also assist in catching criminals who don’t think they left an imprint when committing certain crimes. Computer forensic evidence can be used to trace hacking, espionage and even bank fraud. The discipline involves similar techniques used in data recovery, but are specifically designed to create a legal audit trail.

Matters requiring computer forensics expert witness services can involve intellectual property litigation, such as software copyright, or trade secret disputes. A criminal investigation involving fraud or electronic discovery data can also call for a computer forensic investigation.

What litigation support work might a computer forensics expert witness be expected to perform?

Litigation support by a computer forensics expert could include analyses, authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, depositions, and expert testimony in the courtroom. Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search around quickly and provide qualified candidates that mirror the specifications set by the law firm.

Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a computer forensics expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Computer Forensics experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Computer Forensics landscape.