Andrew Z. Adkins III holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Electrical Engineering (University of Florida, 1982, 1989). Prior to becoming a consultant to the legal profession, Mr. Adkins worked with Weyerhaeuser Company as a process control engineer in the lumber products industry. He later worked with Harris Corporation in Melbourne, FL as a design engineer in the Data Communications Division of the Government Systems Sector. His engineering design experience and his pioneering work in legal technology provides a solid foundation for his work as an expert witness. He has provided expert testimony in court as well as being deposed multiple times. He has also provided practical advice to attorneys needing to understand complex technologies.
Samples of types of cases as an expert witness:
- Reviewing and comparing database applications and software code between two different companies for alleged copyright infringement.
- Reviewing engineering diagrams and ladder logic programming to help determine if code was modified, possibly bypassing safety standards in industrial accidents.
- Reviewing communication logs to determine amount of time spent on computer communications with outside parties.
- Reviewing computer accounting applications to help determine possible embezzlement.
- Reviewing depositions from other experts to counter as expert witness in various technology-related cases.
- Reviewing computer application software to determine if software could be easily modified to accommodate additional safety features.
- Working with state bar association to determine possible legal malpractice through the use of in-house developed software.
- Providing expert advice on the state of the industry in 1999 - 2001 regarding Application Service Providers.
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