What We Do

When digital evidence and high technology intersect with the legal arena, legal specialists seek out our services. This includes assistance with understanding what relevant technologies exist, where they can be located, how to go about obtaining, analyzing, and finally, presenting, these often complex and challenging to understand subject matters.

Common technologies RDF is hired to assist with:

  • Digital Forensics: general computer and electronic evidence analysis
  • Mobile Forensics: analysis of mobile devices, their attached storage mediums, and all data associated with installed applications
  • Global Positioning System (GPS), Smartwatch, and other "Wearable" Device Forensics: analysis of devices for information related to physical locations and data existing from installed applications
  • Cell Site Location Information (CSLI) Investigations: analysis and visual plotting of call detail records (CDRs), cellular sites (tower and sector location), and historical location data
  • Drone Forensics: Extraction and analysis of data found in Drone devices. Such analysis frequently includes the extraction of multimedia files and location data.
  • Cloud Service Provider and Social Media Forensics: Defensible preservation of data stored by third-party cloud service providers and public/private facing social media profiles.
  • Digital Video Recording (DVR) Forensics: Extraction and analysis of data found in DVR systems.
  • Expert Discovery Review Analysis: Review of expert reports and technical notes for strength and weakness analysis. Consultation on what additional analysis could be completed in order to best understand the state of the evidence.
  • Video Forensics/Enhancements: authentication of content, where it originated from, if modification has occurred, alteration of original content to visually enhance areas of interest
  • Audio Forensics/Enhancements: authentication of content, where it originated from, if modification has occurred, alteration of original content to audibly clarify areas due to background noise and low quality of audible content
  • Vehicle Forensics: extraction and analysis of digital content located in dashboard and infotainment systems
  • Medical Malpractice: extraction and review of audit logs, videos and images created before, during, and/or after procedures, frequently to determine their authentication and level of completeness. Consultation on additional logging capabilities, interrogatory questions, and general case strategy
  • Data Recovery: recovery of lost data due to user, software, and/or hardware error
  • Criminal

    In criminal matters, we are frequently retained to provide digital forensic services in cases involving homicide, sexual assault, kidnapping, sexual exploitation, child pornography, stalking, gang related issues, drug trafficking, human trafficking, unauthorized systems access, voyeurism, medical malpractice, forgery, fraud, espionage, arson, and robbery to name a select few.

    The assistance we provide often begins with identifying the source of potential digital evidence, be it logs from a cellular service provider that demonstrate approximate physical locations, access, and historical incoming/outgoing transaction logs and stored in the "cloud" communications from social networking sites and/or applications, or simply files and Internet history stored on specific digital devices such as a phone or computer.Once the source of the evidence is located, we assist clients with obtaining the digital evidence. This can occur by providing the language to use in the request, drafting a declaration in support of the request or simply consulting on how the process will go.

    Our digital forensics, mobile forensics, cellular tower plotting, and general high technology consulting services have been retained by both prosecutors and defense attorneys crossing the spectrum of criminal law case types from capital murder, kidnapping, espionage, sexual exploitation, solicitation, enticement, verification of alibi defenses, hacking/unauthorized access, fraud, embezzlement, arson, and armed robbery. Those who retain our services include all branches of the United States Armed Forces, state and federal public defenders, court-appointed/paneled attorneys, and privately retained law firms.


    Assisting in all aspects of digital evidence and its intersection with the civil legal arena includes working with lawyers, firms, and individuals that specialize in:

  • - family law;
  • - medical malpractice;
  • - corporate legal teams;
  • - small to large companies
  • - individuals;
  • - private investigators;
  • - forensic accountants;
  • - financial institutions;
  • - human resource departments
  • Common case types include: electronic medical record audit/verbose log collection and analysis, incident response, theft of proprietary information investigations, misuse of company systems, preservation of data due to employee departure, among many other topics.