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Online Investigations in 2023: Tips and Tricks

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Internal Investigators |  External Investigators |  Beginner
Kevin Thompson |  Ms. Rachel B Ablin
60 minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Aug 10, 2023
Never expires.


Session Description:

In this webinar, attendees will receive an overview of digital evidence collection, following with specific focus on website data, social media, mobile devices, and emails. If you can’t hire a forensic computer consultant, we’ll discuss the good/better/best options to preserve evidence in as defensible of a procedure as possible.

Learning Objectives: 

​​​​​​​Through attending this session, participants will understand the following topics and be able to apply this knowledge to their investigative practice: 

  • Digital evidence collection in general.
  • Specific evidence collection from websites, social media, mobile devices, and emails.  
  • Website data used as evidence.
  • What constitutes good, better, and best options to preserve evidence relating to an investigation. 


The contents of this webinar and the positions taken are those of the presenter only, may be time sensitive, and are not warranted, endorsed or otherwise recommended by AWI and are not intended to provide legal advice. 



SHRM PDCs: 1.0


California MCLEs: 1.0



Kevin Thompson's Profile

Kevin Thompson

Kevin is the head of Levin Ginsburg’s intellectual property practice group in Chicago, Illinois. He has two decades of experience in counseling clients in the selection, clearance, maintenance, and protection of trademarks around the world. Kevin also counsels clients regarding copyright, websites, terms of service, privacy, internet law, social media, and domain name issues.

In addition, he chairs the Law Practice Management and Technology Committee for the Chicago Bar Association and also currently serves on its Board of Managers.

Ms. Rachel B Ablin's Profile

Ms. Rachel B Ablin


Ablin Law, PC

Rachel Ablin is the founder of Ablin Law, PC, a firm that specializes in providing employers with expert, professional and confidential workplace investigation solutions in the areas of harassment, discrimination, policy and employee code of conduct violations and other legal violations. Ms. Ablin has extensive employment law experience working with both employers and employees. Prior to starting Ablin Law, she worked for over 19 years as in-house employment counsel for Walgreens. She is on the Webinar Committee for the Association of Workplace Investigations.