Sharon D. Nelson, Sensei Enterprises, Inc. / Fairfax
Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a digital forensics, information security and information technology firm in Fairfax, Virginia.
Ms. Nelson is the author of the noted electronic evidence blog, Ride the Lightning and is a co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast series called “The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology” as well as “Digital Detectives.”
She is a frequent author (eleven books published by the ABA and hundreds of articles) and speaker on legal technology, information security and electronic evidence topics. She was the President of the Virginia State Bar June 2013 – June 2014 and currently serves as the President of the Fairfax Law Foundation.
John W. Simek, Sensei Enterprises, Inc. / Fairfax
Mr. Simek is the Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., an information technology, digital forensics and information security firm located in Fairfax, VA. Mr. Simek has a national reputation as a digital forensics technologist and has testified as an expert witness throughout the United States. He holds a degree in engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph’s University.
Mr. Simek holds the prestigious Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE) certifications. He currently provides information technology support to over 220 area law firms, legal entities and corporations. He is a co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast Digital Detectives. He is a frequent author (ten books published by the ABA and hundreds of articles) and speaker on legal technology, information security and electronic evidence topics.
Larry J. McElwain, Parker, McElwain & Jacobs / Charlottesville
Larry J. McElwain is a graduate of the University of Virginia (1970) and Boston College Law School (1975). He has been in private practice in Charlottesville since 1975. Since the formation of Parker McElwain & Jacobs in 1990, the bulk of Mr. McElwain’s work has been focused on real property, both transactional and litigation. He has long been involved in the real property Sections of the Virginia Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar. Mr. McElwain is an occasional guest lecturer on real property at the University of Virginia Law School, and for Virginia Continuing Legal Education Seminars, and has assisted with the organization and presentation of the Virginia State Bar’s Annual Advanced Real Estate Seminar for several years.