Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Certified Computer Examiner, Licensed Attorney, IT field, Network, System Security, System Analysis, e discovery,
Expert Witness No. 736
Attorney with in-depth knowledge of e-discovery, data recovery, and forensic analysis. Specialist in security, network, and systems with 16+ years experience and outstanding computer forensic skills. Certified Computer Examiner and Member of International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners.
CCE Boot camp, Key Computer Service, Brentwood, TN 2010
Nashville School of Law, J.D. Nashville, TN 2008
Capitol College, M.S. in Network Security, Laurel, MD 2003
Tennessee Technological University, MBA, Cookeville, TN 1998
Tennessee Technological University, B.S. Business Administration, Cookeville, TN 1994
Expert Witness Services
Regarded as a key resource and problem solver by colleagues and senior management.
Consistently promoted into positions of greater responsibility.
First task as in-house counsel: drafted letter in response to a copyright infringement accusation which resulted in avoiding costly litigation.
Retrieved lost data from multiple “crashed” computers.
Manage the Technical Services group, including network, systems, security, peripherals, multiple manufacturing sites, and support contract maintenance.
Continual educational training (MBA, Network Security, Law School, Certified Computer Examiner Training) while working full time.
IN-HOUSE COUNSEL, Identity Group Holdings, LLC
Cookeville, TN 2009 – Present
Provide training in areas such as sexual harassment and other federal and state statutes.
Write and review contracts and other documents, including corporate policy.
Provide corporate guidance on various other aspects of employment and labor law.
SUPERVISOR TECH. SVCS., Identity Group Holdings, LLC
Cookeville, TN 2000 -present
Direct and supervise night shift system administrator.
Manage all aspects of network and system administration, security, support contract maintenance, IT purchasing.
Research, budget, and plan for system growth including hardware and software design for specific applications and special projects.
SR. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR, Identity Group Holdings, LLC
Cookeville, TN 1998 – 2000
Manage Y2K patch and software upgrades.
Manage network, server administration, and PC administration.
Install and manage a 200+ node network including PCs, servers, routers/gateways.
Provide support for multiple remote sites including installation, setup, repair and support.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of HP-UX, Novell, AIX Unix, SCO Unix, Linux, Windows.
SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR, Identity Group Holdings, LLC
Cookeville, TN 1994 -1998
Administer HP9000 servers, PCs, peripherals.
Perform PC installation, administration, troubleshooting, and repair.
Manage network of TCP/IP, SPX/IPX, and NETBeui.
ONLINE INSTRUCTOR, University of Phoenix Online
Conduct online classes.
Assign tasks; evaluate performance, and write/post lectures and discussion questions.
Respond to classroom discussion and interact with students.
Evaluate performance and assign grades.
Professional Affiliations, Licenses, and Memberships
Tennessee Bar Association
Current member of the Angelo Volpe Friends of the Library Board
Certified Computer Examiner
International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners