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30
Apr

Want to know more about Forensics Neutrals?

A Forensics Neutral is a person who serves as an extra-judicial referee to resolve disputes involving electronically stored information. To learn more about the FCS Foresnics Neutral practice, click on the link below.

What is an E-Neutral?

Category : FCS News | Blog
27
Aug

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Quick & Confidential, Inc. and Forensics Consulting Solutions “FCS” Join Forces to Provide World Class Litigation Support and eDiscovery Services Nationwide

Gregory Vaughn, President of Quick & Confidential, and KJ Kuchta, CEO and Founder of FCS announce strategic partnership

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – (August 15, 2012) – Quick & Confidential and Forensics Consulting Solutions, two Phoenix-headquartered companies, today announced a strategic partnership of their companies which will allow both to support their clients with a broader range of services and increased depth of expertise.  Both companies will continue operating under their independent identities offering the collective strength of their companies to clients nationwide.

“FCS was looking for a partner like Quick & Confidential who has earned its reputation as one of the finest litigation reproduction service bureaus in the country by putting the client first.  We have many clients who ask us to assist them with reprographics and scanning and we were looking for a partner like Quick & Confidential who shares our client-centric service model.” Said KJ Kuchta, CEO and Founder of FCS.

“Q&C has been looking for a strategic partner to widen, even more, our strategic technical consulting to help find the very best solutions for our clients and their ever increasing discovery challenges. We strongly believe that Forensics Consulting Solutions will help us achieve that”, says Gregory Vaughn, President of Quick & Confidential.

“Together, our companies bring over a century of experience in the management of litigation, and a level of service unmatched in the industry,” added Vaughan and Kuchta.

About Quick & Confidential

Quick & Confidential was founded in 1995 and stands as one of the most successful privately owned litigation reproduction services bureaus in the nation.  Law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies, depend on Quick & Confidential Document Management to help manage their cases effectively. Quick & Confidential is customer-centric and professional, providing a comprehensive array of services for document management and litigation support.  As law firms have been faced with the changing landscape of discovery and their document management, Quick & Confidential has been responsive by adapting to the way law firms conduct their discovery for the past 17 years. The stability and commitment of our management team allows Quick & Confidential to consistently enhance our systems and practices to keep in stride with the changing, demanding needs of law firms. From litigation photocopying to eDiscovery to on-line review, the Quick & Confidential standards remain the same – A trained team accurately executing every detail of your project, to produce a quality deliverable in an efficient manner that exceeds your expectations.

About FCS

Forensics Consulting Solutions, LLC (FCS) is a service-oriented eDiscovery consulting firm founded in 2001 by Kelly J. “KJ” Kuchta, one of the nation’s leading authorities in information security and computer forensics.  Since that time, we have grown our solutions to include complex discovery management, managed services, project management, eDiscovery processing, and hosted solutions.  Our team of consultants will provide strategic technical consulting so that the best solution is designed for your discovery challenges. We can help you to identify and customize the right processes, workflows and methodologies that you face with discovery today.  Our experience also means you can rely on FCS as a trusted advisor who works with you to craft your approach and desired outcome when you are facing a high stakes eDiscovery challenge.  We wrote the book on managing high stakes litigation having handled the two largest patent disputes in the nation. The expertise and experience of the FCS team is where our clients receive their true value.  We create insightful discovery while providing an uncommon customer experience.

For more information:

Quick & Confidential, Inc

Gregory Vaughan

602-277-4474

 

Forensics Consulting Solutions

Kelly J. “KJ” Kuchta

602-354-2797

 

Category : FCS News | Blog
29
Sep

FCS announces eDiscovery expert Julie Grantham, Esq. to Present its September Client Webinar
Forensics Consulting Solutions announced that Julie Grantham, Esq., General Counsel for COI Enterprises and former Adjunct Professor of eDiscovery Law at University of Texas will present “Meet & Confer: Updates on Case Law and Winning Strategies”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sep 05, 2011 – PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Nationwide eDiscovery expert Julie Grantham is the featured presenter for the September 13, 2011 Smarter Better Faster webinar presented monthly by Forensics Consulting Solutions.

“Last March, FCS began its monthly client educational webinars with topics designed to help our clients work Smarter, Better & Faster. It is our mission to create insightful discovery and to provide an uncommon client experience. During this series of webinars, we have presented topics requested by our clients in exit surveys that have ranged from work flow, to defensible reduction in data, to Discovery in the Cloud. Several clients requested an update on Meet & Confer, and we were thrilled to be able to have someone of Julie’s stature lecture on this program for our clients. Julie is recognized throughout the nation as an expert in eDiscovery law. In fact she developed and taught the first course on eDiscovery law at the University of Texas at Austin and her program has been used to model other law school curriculum.” Robin Thompson, Director of Marketing, Forensics Consulting Solutions.
This month’s webinar has been certified for one hour of CLE (which includes .25 of ethics) through the State Bar of Texas and is acceptable CLE credit in states with reciprocity.

Highlights:

• Better understand opposing party’s technical landscape
• Clarify the scope of document requests
• Resolve any production format disagreements that may later reduce liability and costs
• Reduce waste and reproduction of documents
• Pre-empt the negative impact of inadvertent production of confidential or privileged documents
• Recognize which cases require discovery of electronic information
• Identify client obligations regarding preservation of electronic evidence and scope of discovery

ABOUT JULIE GRANTHAM: Julie is nationally regarded as a leading authority in eDiscovery law. She is the author of numerous white papers and has appeared at symposiums and conferences nationwide on eDiscovery. For three years, she served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Texas School of Law

Category : Webinar Series | Blog
8
Sep

Forensics Consulting Solutions Enhances Service Offerings with iCONECT nXT 840 Release
Creating Insightful Discovery | Phenomenal Results | Uncommon Client Experience
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sep 08, 2011 – PHOENIX, ARIZONA

“Continuing our tradition of offering the best of breed technology, and providing an uncommon client experience, FCS has added the latest version of iCONECT version 840 to our product offering. nXT 840 offers advanced workflows for review in addition to enhanced document groups, increased flexible folder management and enhanced user setup.” Greg Duke, VP of Sales, Forensics Consulting Solutions. Duke indicated that other key highlights of this release include:

1. 6 Degrees – Relationship Visualizer®: Certain e-mail addresses may now show a green circle. When clicked, you can see a comprehensive overview of that sender’s e-mail relationships, mapped in a graphical display. You can also view the document information where these relationships occur, as well as search, sort, filter, and print a listing of these relationships. Searches performed through 6 Degrees can be retrieved and run again through Search History

2. Domain Tally: The Domain Tally feature on the Tools menu enables you to create a report for a listing of all domains within a database or within a folder.

3. Domain Reference Report: When you create a Domain Tally report, you can also generate a Domain Reference Report. This report lists the number of times each domain is referenced, and the number of occurrences in To, From, Cc, and Bcc fields.

4. Dynamic Notes: Send a message to other users that contains a link to the current document or folder.

5. Document Stats report: With Doc Stats report enhancements, you can now see whether the document has been annotated, view Sticky Notes and Dynamic Notes details, edits, productions, and more.

6. Multiple Document Groups: You can now view up to 3 document groups for comparative review.

7. Custom Stamps: If enabled by your administrator, you can create new custom annotation stamps to assist with document review.

8. Persistent Search highlighting: When you enter a keyword or phrase, search results are highlighted in the document window and in File Viewer.

“iCONECT is offering a comprehensive 4-week complimentary training (every Friday through the end of the year from 1 to 2 PM ET) that we highly encourage our clients to take advantage of. Our clients can register for this training by going to http://iconect.com/content/training” said Duke.

FCS is also offering an nXT 840 quick reference guide which can be obtained by writing info@forensicsconsulting.com.

ABOUT GREG DUKE:

Greg Duke is VP of Sales for Forensics Consulting Solutions. Duke is a nationally reknown discovery management strategist, and expert in discovery processes who has, over the past decade, developed innovative, market-leading solutions to meet the needs of his clients through the use of leading technologies and an innovative approach to complex discovery issues, advancing the evolution of traditional discovery management.
ABOUT FCS:

FCS was founded in 2001 by Kelly “KJ” Kuchta, one of the nation’s leading experts in information security and computer forensics, and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. With its world-class data center and reputation for establishing repeatable, defensible processes, FCS continues to be first to market with innovative processes and solutions for its clients that have changed the way discovery is managed. Discover why FCS was chosen to handle the largest IP litigation in history. Discover FCS!

Read more about FCS from our experts:

www.esiblogwalker.blogspot.com
www.esiprojectmanagement.com

For more information:

Greg Duke
VP of Sales
Forensics Consulting Solutions
gduke@forensicsconsulting.com

Robin Thompson
Director of Marketing
Forensics Consulting Solutions
rthompson@forensicsconsulting.com

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Category : Uncategorized | Blog
10
Aug

 

Greg Duke, VP of Sales for Forensics Consulting Solutions, announced today that FCS has been confirmed as the first Certified Clearwell Systems Managed Services Provider

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 PRLog (Press Release)Aug 10, 2011 – August 9, 2011 PHOENIX, AZ In a webinar hosted today by Clearwell Systems and Forensics Consulting Solutions (FCS), Greg Duke, VP of Sales for FCS, announced that FCS has achieved another “first” in the industry being confirmed as the first Certified Clearwell Manage Service Provider. “We at FCS are very excited  to be Clearwell’s first certified MSP providing managed services to our clients. Managed Service is not a new concept to FCS,  as we  were the first Clearwell provider to establish this service some 1 ½ years ago.  A solution which was modeled for Clearwell’s Managed Service Provider Program .   The benefits and return on investment  are amazing for clients who have Clearwell appliances that are not being used or underutilized, and it is perfect for those companies who want to bring the process in-house, but cannot make the financial investment infrastructure or personnel required” said Duke.  FCS has branded its managed services solution as “SmartSourcing.” FCS is the leader in complex discovery solutions.  FCS has continued a tradition of being first to introduce industry-changing solutions to manage discovery. About Greg Duke Duke is a nationally recognized expert in discovery processes who has, over the past decade, developed innovative, market-leading solutions to meet the needs of his clients through the use of leading technologies and an innovative approach to complex discovery issues, advancing the evolution of traditional discovery management. About FCS FCS was founded in 2001 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.  With its world-class data center and reputation for establishing repeatable, defensible processes, FCS continues to be first to market with innovative processes and solutions for its clients that have changed the way discovery is managed.  Discover why FCS has been entrusted with the world’s largest litigation.   DiscoverFCS. For More Information Forensics Consulting Solutions 2600 N. Central Avenue, 11th Floor Phoenix, Arizona 85013 Greg Duke VP of Sales 602-680-9360 Robin Thompson Director of  Marketing 602-354-2792 FCS invites you to visit their experts’ blogs. Mark Walker, Director of Consulting:  www.esiblogwalker.blogspot.com Joe Skalski, Director of PMO: www.esiprojectmanagement.com A copy of a whitepaper on SmartSourcing by Winlock Brown, Esq. and Greg Duke is available by writing info@forensicsconsulting.com

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Based in 2001 and based in Phoenix, Arizona, FCS has been entrusted to manage the nation’s largest litigation. FCS continues to change the evolution of discovery management

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Category : FCS News | Blog
3
Aug

Clearwell Systems, now part of Symantec, teams with Forensics Consulting Solutions for August 9 webinar “The Clearwell Cloud: An FCS Managed Service.” Webinar highlights benefits of SmartSourcing

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 03 , 2011 – PHOENIX, ARIZONA

On August 9th, Clearwell and FCS will lead a discussion focused on the benefits of SmartSourcing the discovery process.  Are you underutilizing your technology?  Do you want to bring technology in-house, but don’t have the financial, human capital or technical resources?  This webinar will discuss how you can achieve the benefits “in-house” technology through SmartSourcing.

Highlights:

•   Leverage best practices:  gain access to experts one very matter
•   No need to worry about having to invest in scalable, secure IT infrastructure and data centers
•   No operational expertise required
•   Do it right, every time, with defensible processes
•   Increased utilization and return on investment

Register today to reserve your space in this complimentary webinar:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/470856224

About our Presenters:

•   Greg Duke, VP of Sales, Forensics Consulting Solutions:  Greg comes to FCS as a recognized leader in our industry in developing sales and market strategy.  He has been recognized for developing innovative solutions for clients facing complex discovery issues.  

•   Adam Spector, National Account Manager, Clearwell, Now a Part of Symantec:  Adam focuses on Clearwell’s National Partner Channel, managing all partners west of the Mississippi.  Adam previously worked in mergers and acquisitions in-house for Sprint, and at the national law firm of Adorno & Yoss.

•   Mark Walker, Director of Consulting, Forensics Consulting Solutions:  Mark came to FCS having over 20 years of experience in litigation support services logging more than 30 commercial trials.  Mark is an award winning author and frequent speaker and a nationally recognized industry expert in the area of ESI.

For more information
Robin Thompson
Director of Marketing
Forensics Consulting Solutions
602 354 2792
rthompson@forensicsconsulting.com

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Category : FCS News | Blog
26
May

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Category : Uncategorized | Blog
25
Jan


FCS has developed a New Reporting Suite
which is geered to providing our clients with clear, concise information about the state of a project at any given moment.  This reporting package helps with project defensibility while allowing the client to maintain total control of the project at every step of the way.

Category : FCS News | Blog
25
Jan

Clearwell Gold Partner

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FCS becomes a Clearwell Gold Partner

As a Clearwell Systems Gold Certified Partner, FCS has met a rigorous set of requirements and proven the expertise needed to help implement technologies that match their customers’ needs. Clearwell is rated one of the Top 5 E-Discovery Software Providers in the 2008 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey, the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform® is the first enterprise-class E-Discovery management solution designed and proven to manage all of your legal matters, regulatory inquiries, and corporate investigations in a single, web-based application. Leading companies have chosen Clearwell Systems, Inc. ™ to process, analyze, and review electronic documents and email. As a result, they accelerate early case assessments, lower processing costs by up to 80%, reduce review workload by up to 90%, and gain control of their electronic discovery process. To learn more about the FCS / Clearwell Systems, Inc. ™ partnership see our press release or go to http://www.clearwellsystems.com/.

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