Given the breadth and depth of skills sets required to assist clients with every aspect of their electronic-evidence needs, we leverage a select group of affiliated professionals and strategic partners. Paul Starrett handles all initial engagements; he assembles a team which he organizes and manages accordingly. Mr. Starrett's biography is below:


Mission Statement

PAUL STARRETT specializes in high-profile investigations and legal consulting especially where electronic data is central. He is former General Counsel and Chief Global Risk Officer of a international, publicly-held data management corporation heading their global legal, operations and risk-management groups. Paul’s experience began in law enforcement and corporate security and later progressed into information-security engineering, electronic discovery and information management.


Paul’s early work as an attorney focused in business/commercial litigation and probate and trust/estate matters. His casework includes arguing one tax case all the way to California’s highest tax court and one published appellate case in the Sixth Appellate District of California. Paul is nationally published in the areas of electronic evidence, private investigations and e-commerce law/technology. 


As chair of the Big Data Committee of the American Bar Association, Paul is keenly aware of "big data" problems and solutions that the legal profession experiences. Paul has been a member of the Information Security Committee of the American Bar Association where he was an Original Contributor to their publication, the PKI Assessment Guide and an Editorial Board Member of their Digital Evidence Guide.


Paul’s speaking engagements include presentations in electronic evidence and data management to annual meetings of: American Records Management Association (ARMA), International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), LegalTech (New York), The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), California District Attorneys’ Association (CDAA), High Tech Criminal Investigations Association (HTCIA), California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI) and the Professional Investigators of California (PICA). 

Our firm specializes in helping clients with all needs that are related to electronic evidence. We maintain the highest standards as we stay up-to-date on cutting-edge technology and law. 

LICENSES

  • Attorney, California #215196
  • Private Investigator, California #18413, Illinois #115.002338 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • EnCase Certified Computer Forensics Examiner (EnCE)

EDUCATION

  • Master of Science in Predictive Analytics, Northwestern University
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation, Golden Gate University
  • Juris Doctor, Peninsula University
  • Bachelor of Science, University of State of New York 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Founding and Current Chair, Big Data Committee of the American Bar Association
  • High Tech Criminal Investigations Association (HTCIA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners