Social media forensics for criminal defense

eLab Digital Forensics provides social media forensics for criminal defense attorneys and public defenders.

We assist the defense in the acquisition, analysis and presentation of digital evidence from social media sources and provide independent analysis of digital evidence presented by law enforcement.

Admissible and defensible

Our digital forensic lab uses the latest forensic software that enables preservation, collection and analysis in a court defensible manner. Our methods meet industry standards and best practices by generating data hash values and establishing the chain of custody.

Comprehensive and complete

We provide custom and easy to read, detailed reports backed by expert testimony. Our examiners can capture the entire site, associated sites, imbedded photos and videos.  When available, metadata, location data and edited text can be recovered.

Customizable and Efficient

elab Digital Forensic examiners can effectively preserve social media content and large data sets from the leading social media networking sites. We can create customizable reports in recognizable formats that are instantly searchable and easy to use.

We are recognized experts in state and federal courts and a approved vendor for expert services with public defenders, CJA and assigned counsel programs across the country.


  • Social media sites
  • Search engines
  • Professional networking sites
  • Blogs, message boards and forums

Social media forensics services

  • Captures Entire Site
  • Expands Comments
  • Associated Sites
  • Imbedded Photos and Videos
  • Metadata
  • Location Data
  • Compatible with Relativity

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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