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Primary Area of Expertise

Cellular Evidence Analysis

Expert Witness Profile

Jim Cook works nationally as a Wireless Expert with over 37 years of experience in the Wireless Industry. He is versed in all Carrier billing formats. He can analyze the current facts and digital evidence in a case and make recommendations to Law Enforcement and Attorneys (in Civil Matters) on ways to maximize the evidence available from cellular phones, the carrier/service providers, social media, device exams, IoT (internet of things) data, vehicle infotainment/telematics data, video and other digital evidence. Mr. Cook then analyzes the data and can map the activity associated with the device(s). His analysis and mapping provide a graphic representation of the records, showing the location of device(s) during a specific event or period of time. When Mr. Cook testifies in Court, he has the ability to explain the technical aspects of our digital world to a jury so that a lay person can understand them.

Mr. Cook has testified in a wide range of cases including Hit-and-Run, Auto Accidents, Insurance Fraud, Workers Comp, Personal Injury, Domestic Violence, Rape, Robbery, Arson, and Homicide, in both State and Federal Court where cellular phone data and other digital evidence records were a key piece of evidence.

Mr. Cook was a 2011 and 2015 recipient of the HTCIA International "Case of the Year Award" (2011 - "People vs. Bulos Zumot" and 2015 - "State of Texas vs. George De La Cruz") and Featured in "Law Enforcement Technology Magazine" May 2011 issue. Jim also appeared on ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN episode "Texts, Lies, and videotape". He is a P.O.S.T./ICI Instructor for the South Valley, Sacramento, & San Diego Regional Training Centers and is an instructor for CDAA (California District Attorney Association). He is a member of HTCIA (High Technology Crime Investigation Association) and SWGDE (Scientific Working Group for Digital Evidence).

Additionally, Mr. Cook's forensic examiners have the ability to unlock and download cellular phones and various digital devices.

For more detailed information, give Mr. Cook a call.

Education & Licenses

Carrier training by AT&T, Verizon, Sprint/Nextel, Boost, Metro PCS, Cricket, T-Mobile, GTE, Contel, Pac-Tel Cellular, Cingular, Airtouch.

Versed in all Carrier billing formats and network operations. In addition to, manufacture training by Motorola, Fujitsu, Nokia, Samsung, LG, RIM, Ericsson, Technocel, and Shintom.