(Digital) Forensic Files: Computer Forensics for Lawyers 

· April 27, 2023
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As phishing scams and cyber-attacks continue to rise, lawyers are increasingly faced with the litigations arising from this heightened cyber threat landscape. As a result, understanding basic concepts of computer forensics can help attorneys create stronger relationships with forensic experts, better understand evidence, and facilitate the success of their case. 

In Part one (1) of this seminar, our expert panelists will give an overview of computer forensics, how they work, and their uses. They will highlight the importance of computer forensics in the modern-day threat landscape and their value in litigation. Finally, they will break down the process of computer forensics step by step.  

Topics covered in part 1:    

  1. Overview of Computer Forensics  
  2. Importance of Computer Forensics   
  3. Computer Forensics Process   

In Part two (2) of this seminar, our speakers explain the process of compiling Digital Forensics Reports, reviewing structure and procedures. Our expert panelists then highlight what lawyers should know about computer forensics and discuss the most effective way to interact with experts. They conclude by reflecting on recent cases in which computer forensics played a critical role and provide key takeaways on the role of computer forensics in attorneys’ practices. 

Topics covered in part 2:    

  1. Digital Forensics Report  
  2. What Lawyers Should Know about Digital Forensics and Interacting with Experts  
  3. Significant Cases Solved by Digital Forensics  
  4. Key Takeaways 


Daniel B. Garrie, Esq. – Founder, Law & Forensics; Neutral, JAMS; Faculty, Harvard
Daniel Rozansky – Partner at Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLP

Bruce Pixley – Computer Forensics Examiner & Instructor, Pixley Forensics Group
Alex Iftimie – Partner & Co-chair of the Global RIsk + Crisis Management Practice, Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Course Includes

  • 2 Lessons
  • Course Certificate