Civil Litigation Section Presents: 
 
Beyond Searching: Subpoenaing and Authenticating Digital and Social Media Evidence
 
Thurs., April 20 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
 
Bar & Foundation Center
 
 
CLE Credit:      
2.0 General Hours
 
Fees:
$110 Attorney Rate
$90 Civil Litigation Section Member Rate
$50 Paralegal Rate 
 
Location:
Bar & Foundation Center
2850 Zebulon Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28208
 
Special Info:       
3:00 p.m. Registration 
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. CLE Training
 
Program Planner: James M. Dedman IV, Partner
jdedman@GWBlawfirm.com
 
Program & Speakers:
Okay, okay, so you’ve attended a million seminars on how to use the Internet to find digital or social media evidence. Been there, done that, right? Well, in this program, you will learn the practical skills on how to subpoena Internet and social media companies and authenticate the evidence you obtain in order to admit it at trial. Learn practical tips from the author of the Social Media Subpoena Guide and a trial attorney from the Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section of the United States Department of Justice how to approach the procedure to secure, authenticate, and admit this type of evidence at your trials.
 
Keith R. Lee, Hamer Law Group, Birmingham, Alabama
Timothy Flowers, Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
 
Bios:
An attorney at the Hamer Law Group in Alabama, Keith Lee is the founder and editor-in-chief of Associate’s Mind, one of the most popular legal blogs in the country. Associate’s Mind has been linked to by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Above the Law, ABA Journal, dozens of blogs and websites, and has been featured as an Editor’s Pick at the Browser. It is frequently featured in the national newsletter, Technolawyer, and many of its articles were syndicated to LexisNexis. Associate’s Mind was selected as one of the “Blawg 100″ by the ABA Journal for 2011. Keith also writes a weekly column for Above The Law. He is also the author of the Social Media Subpoena Guide. He writes and speaks nationally on issues of digital evidence, social media, and technology in the news (including the recent “Twitter assault” case).
 
Tim Flowers is a Trial Attorney in the Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section of the United States Department of Justice.  At CCIPS, Tim’s practice focuses mainly on litigating cases involving tech-support fraud, trade-secret theft, unauthorized computer intrusions, and criminal trademark infringement.  He also conducts outreach and speaks at conferences as part of CCIPS’ Cybersecurity Unit and international team.  While at CCIPS, Tim has tried cases in federal district court, written articles on trade-secret theft and emerging IP issues, and has traveled around the globe working with victims and advancing the Department’s mission. Disclaimer: Mr. Flowers is appearing in his personal capacity. The views expressed in his presentation are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Justice or the United States Government.
 
Registration: 
Fax: 704/333-6209
Mail: 2850 Zebulon Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28208
 
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