Chapter 10. What to Expect from an Expert

Information in this chapter:

• General expectations
• Where to begin?
• The examination
• Court preparation
• Expert advice
Depending on the type of service you need in a particular case, an expert should be expected to assist you with all of the steps regarding digital evidence. Many attorneys and commercial clients are dealing with digital evidence for the very first time, and there is a significant knowledge gap as to the handling of cases involving digital evidence. It is the expert’s role to bridge this gap by assisting the attorney in identifying and obtaining evidence through discovery, reviewing expert reports and providing an assessment of the case, making sure that any evidence is properly collected ...

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