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Joseph Coltson

Joseph Coltson
Office:
Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street
14th Floor
M5H 2R2
City:
Toronto
State:
Ontario
Country:
Canada
Tel:
+1 416 361 6740

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Forensics & Litigation Consulting - Digital

Joseph is a managing director at Duff & Phelps, leading the global e-discovery, forensic technology and cybersecurity practice. Joseph’s practice focuses on the many facets of litigation support including computer forensics, e-discovery, information security, governance and investigative support. 

Prior to working at Duff & Phelps, Joseph was president and co-founder of Harvester Forensics Ltd. Prior to starting Harvester, Joseph was a vice president at KPMG; he is also a 16-year veteran police officer specialising in technology investigations.

Joseph has testified at all levels of court proceedings and has been qualified as an expert witness on a number of occasions in both criminal and civil matters.

Joseph has extensive experience working on complex litigation and competition matters. He has worked on several engagements involving tobacco litigation, securities litigation, class actions, healthcare litigation, pharma cases, IP theft, cartel investigations and other complex matters.

Joseph has authored many articles on topics related to e-discovery, computer forensics and information security.  His articles have appeared in a number of different publications.

Outside Duff & Phelps, Joseph has taught and developed data forensic, e-discovery, information security and investigative courses and lectured at university, college and professional levels. Joseph has instructed crown attorneys and civil litigators on technological evidence on a number of occasions.

He holds a number of professional certifications; he is a certified forensic computer examiner and a certified electronic evidence collection specialist. He is also a past president of the High Tech Crimes Investigators Association.

Joseph has a master’s degree in management, and holds a designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

WWL says: Joseph Coltson is an “exceptional” practitioner who “does not stop until the job is done”.

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Who's Who Legal Canada - Investigations Digital Forensics Experts

Joseph is managing director at Duff & Phelps, responsible for global eDiscovery, forensic services and information security.

Before joining Duff & Phelps, Joseph was president and co-founder of Harvester Forensics Ltd.  Prior to starting Harvester, Joseph was a vice president at KPMG, and is a 16 year veteran police officer with extensive investigative experience, both traditional and technical.

Joseph has testified at all levels of court proceedings and has been qualified as an expert witness on a number of occasions in both criminal and civil matters.  Joseph is also a seasoned and successful investigative interviewer.

Joseph has extensive experience supporting litigation mandates and project management.  He has worked on several engagements involving active litigation, internal and external investigations, fraud, arbitrations, tobacco litigation, securities litigation, class actions, healthcare litigation, IP theft, Cartel investigations and other complex matters.

Joseph has authored many articles on topics related to his practice.  His articles have appeared in a number of different publications.

Outside Duff & Phelps, Joseph has taught and developed investigative interviewing, data forensic, eDiscovery, investigative and information security courses and lectures at the university, college and professional levels. Joseph has instructed crown attorneys and civil litigators on technological evidence on a number of occasions, and has presented to crown attorney’s associations on computer forensics.

He holds a number of professional certifications, including certified forensic computer examiner and certified Electronic evidence collection specialist, and is a former president of the High Tech Crimes Investigators Association.

WWL says: Coltson handles complex files efficiently and with great skill.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Canada - E-Discovery Practitioners

Joseph is managing director at Duff & Phelps, responsible for global eDiscovery, forensic services and information security.

Before joining Duff & Phelps, Joseph was president and co-founder of Harvester Forensics Ltd.  Prior to starting Harvester, Joseph was a vice president at KPMG, and is a 16 year veteran police officer with extensive investigative experience, both traditional and technical.

Joseph has testified at all levels of court proceedings and has been qualified as an expert witness on a number of occasions in both criminal and civil matters.  Joseph is also a seasoned and successful investigative interviewer.

Joseph has extensive experience supporting litigation mandates and project management.  He has worked on several engagements involving active litigation, internal and external investigations, fraud, arbitrations, tobacco litigation, securities litigation, class actions, healthcare litigation, IP theft, Cartel investigations and other complex matters.

Joseph has authored many articles on topics related to his practice.  His articles have appeared in a number of different publications.

Outside Duff & Phelps, Joseph has taught and developed investigative interviewing, data forensic, eDiscovery, investigative and information security courses and lectures at the university, college and professional levels. Joseph has instructed crown attorneys and civil litigators on technological evidence on a number of occasions, and has presented to crown attorney’s associations on computer forensics.

He holds a number of professional certifications, including certified forensic computer examiner and certified Electronic evidence collection specialist, and is a former president of the High Tech Crimes Investigators Association.

WWL says: Coltson is highlighted as “a top-notch forensic expert, who has worked extensively on many complex e-discovery files”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Canada which can be purchased from our Shop.

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