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Instructor: Don Vilfer

Don Vilfer, President, Califorensics

1013 Galleria Blvd., Suite 210
Roseville, CA; 95678
916-789-1609 (fax

Don Vilfer is the founder and a Shareholder of Califorensics. He specializes in general and complex investigative matters and leads the firm's computer forensics practice. He is ACE certified (Computer Forensics) and attends conferences and classes each year to stay abreast of the latest tools and techniques in the ever-changing world of computer forensics. Don also is an experienced presenter, regularly giving presentations and Continuing Legal Education on aspects of private investigation or computer forensics to professional groups and law firms. Don has extensive experience testifying in state and Federal courts including experience as an expert witness.

Don previously served in the FBI as the Special Agent in charge of the White Collar Crime and Computer Crime Unit in Sacramento. As such, he led investigations of Federal White Collar Crime violations and oversaw the FBI's participation in the Sacramento High-Tech Task Force. Prior to this supervisory detail, Don was assigned to the Washington D.C. Field Office, where he worked such major cases as the BCCI International bank fraud and the Broken Faith case involving public corruption in our Nation's capitol. He later was appointed a Supervisory Special Agent at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C., leading a rapid-response major case management team at venues from The White House to the Oklahoma City Bombing.

After his tenure in the FBI, Don held the position of Senior Director of Litigation Support and Investigative Services for a large accounting firm in Sacramento. He is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Law and a member of the Ohio Bar.  

SCPLL Presentations:

  • Civil Litigation Procedures & e-Discovery
  • Digital Evidence: New Federal Rules on e-Discovery and Computer Forensics
  • Best Practices for Preserving Digital Evidence
  • e-Discovery Roundup
  • Don't Forget the Phones--Integrating Cell Phones into Your e-Discovery
  • The Latest e_Discovery Trends, Techniques & Law
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