Thursday, May 30th: The Role of a Computer Forensic Expert From Retention Through Trial

The Role of a Computer Forensic Expert From Retention Through Trial
Thursday, May 30th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time USA
Bruce A. Olson - President, ONLAW Trial Technologies, LLC

An important task for a computer forensics practitioner is to serve as an expert witness. This presentation covers the attorney's expectations from case inception through trial. Learn how to work effectively with attorneys; how to educate them as needed; and how to perform your function during your investigation, at deposition and at trial.

BRUCE A. OLSON is President of ONLAW Trial Technologies, LLC, www.onlawtec.com , a computer forensics, e-Discovery and trial technology consulting company. Prior to assuming an active legal technology consulting practice he was a practicing attorney and shareholder in Davis & Kuelthau, s.c. He is a certified forensic computer examiner, having received his CCE from the International Society of Computer Forensic Examiners in June of 2010 and recertification in June of 2012. He was also a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, having been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates from 1997 to 2012. He has tried over sixty jury trials to verdict in the federal district courts and Wisconsin circuit courts. He has handled appeals, including oral argument, at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Olson is a co-author of The Electronic Evidence and Discovery Handbook: Forms, Checklists and Guidelines, and electronic Discovery for small cases: Managing digital evidence and esi , published by the American Bar Association. He is also a nationally recognized legal technologist focusing primarily on the areas of computer forensics, e-Discovery and litigation technology. He was the recipient of the prestigious “TechnoLawyer of the Year 2002,” awarded by the TechnoLawyer Community. He was Chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2004, and served on the TECHSHOW Board of Directors for a number of years. He has been a frequent speaker at the ABA TECHSHOW, and at various LegalTech presentations and State Bar sponsored presentations throughout the United States and Canada.