Digital forensics for public defenders and assigned counsel

eLab Digital Forensics assists public defenders in the acquisition, analysis and presentation of digital evidence and provides independent analysis of digital evidence presented by law enforcement.

Our resources are designed for public defenders to create fair and equitable representation in today’s criminal justice system.

We offer cost-effective services and support to state, federal and assigned counsel  public defender organizations nationwide.

Advanced digital forensic technology

eLab Digital Forensics offers equal access for criminal defense teams to the same advanced digital forensic resources, capabilities and training available to law enforcement.

We identify and apply new digital forensic methods and technology to older devices to uncover new evidence that was not previously accessible.

Approved vendor and recognized expert

eLab Digital Forensic examiners are recognized experts in state and federal courts and an approved vendor for expert services with public defenders, CJA and assigned counsel programs across the country.

For the defense by the defense

Our dedicated staff are cross trained defense investigators with years of experience working with public defenders, providing strategic solutions to complex digital investigations.

eLab maintains the highest ethical professional standards, backed by detailed reports and expert testimony.

Digital evidence support

eLab Digital Forensic experts routinely consult with defense teams to provide independent digital forensic analysis of evidence presented by law enforcement and practical solutions for strategic decisions.

Our team can assist in the request for digital discovery and obtaining related non-digital evidence from cell phone, internet providers and social media companies.

We offer knowledge sharing and support to partnered agencies and access to the latest methods, technology and training.

Digital evidence training – Best Practices

eLab provides digital evidence training specifically designed for public defenders attorneys and investigators in accordance with the industry standards and best practices.

Our training teaches investigators how to expedite the identification and collection of digital evidence. We help defense investigators to testify with confidence as to the methods used during the investigation.

eLab experts have presented to members of local, regional, national public defense organizations and provide knowledge sharing and support to partnered agencies.

Learning objectives

  • Learn the best practices and standards
  • Properly identify, collect and preserve digital evidence
  • Expedite your investigation
  • Evaluate digital evidence collected by law enforcement
  • Testify with confidence
  • Working with digital forensic experts
  • Requesting discovery
  • Admissibility, privacy and ethical concerns

Cellebrite extraction report training

Training for defense investigators and attorneys on managing cases involving cell phone forensic extraction reports.

The class is intended to provide a basic operational capability for the defense team ways to expedite the investigation and identify relative insights from forensic extraction reports created by Cellebrite.

Training includes our updated Cellebrite Quick Start Guide.

Our NEW Cellebrite Quick Start Guide

eLab’s Cellebrite Quick Start Guide provides a repeatable process for opening, navigating and review forensic extraction reports.  Our latest guide includes a new comprehensive check list for investigators to accelerate their investigation.

Cellebrite Quick Start – Find out more – Get the guide.

Our impact

eLab Digital Forensics has pioneered the use and training of digital evidence technology for public defenders to scientifically prove digital innocence and prevent wrongful convictions.

Our efforts enhance the criminal justice system integrity through support to public defenders and wrongful conviction entities that represent individuals with post-conviction claims of innocence involving digital evidence.

We continue to identify advances in digital forensic technology and new techniques that can be applied to older technology to uncover new evidence.

Resources and solutions

eLab provides free access to digital evidence resources for our partnered public defender agencies.

  • Cell provider subpoena guide and retention schedules
  • Social media and internet provider subpoena guide
  • Digital evidence letters of preservation and sample discovery requests
  • Listing of best practices and industry standards as a reference

Need practical solutions for a case involving digital evidence, call now for a expert assistance.

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