Sometimes you’re not looking for actual Expert testimony, but need to understand how the digital evidence can be used from a testimony standpoint. Maybe it’s assisting with your overall strategy or discussing the manner in which the digital evidence at-hand can assist (or hurt) the matter.
Vestige is often called upon to be a Consulting Expert without being named a Testifying Expert. In this role, we can assist the legal team understand the intricacies of the electronic evidence, educate individuals on the meaning and nuances of the evidence and even assist with lines of questioning for others who will testify. Sometimes, it’s as simple as offering a second opinion on what the evidence is, what it means and the strengths and weaknesses.