Deposition Officers, Process Servers and Private Investigators:
What you need to know to stay out of trouble!
In this class, Joseph discusses the responsibilities of deposition officers (the person who receives subpoenaed records) and why in many cases attorneys can’t do it themselves and in other cases why they shouldn’t do it themselves. Next he discusses specific rules of process serving that law firms need to be aware of and how improper service can be a huge liability. Finally he discusses how firms can better work with Private Investigators, some of the dos and don’ts and why you shouldn’t turn a blind eye to illegal activity. Legalities of certain hot topics discussed include GPS tracking, finding bank accounts and cell phone PING’s among others.
Joseph Jones is a licensed Private Investigator and the Vice President of Bosco Legal Services, Inc. Joseph has worked in almost every position at Bosco, starting with sweeping the parking lots, and as such has an intimate knowledge of every facet of the business. Joseph is a Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert, Certified Expert in Cyber Investigations, and holds multiple certifications in Open Source and Cyber Intelligence. He also has degrees in Psychology and Social & Behavior Sciences.
Joseph has received over 1,000 hours of specialized training and regularly teaches courses to attorneys, paralegals, insurance professionals, and contributes to their various publications. Joseph has appeared as an Expert Witness in legal cases on various topics. When he’s not tracking down bad guys or digging up the truth, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and 4 active children.