Computer Crime Consulting & Testifying Expert

Brooks Hilliard has been engaged by defense counsel as a consulting expert in a number of engagements, including the following:

  • Assisted with pre-trial discovery for defense as an expert consultant in an alleged bank fraud. The issues related to computer security and unauthorized electronic funds transfer. Defendant pleaded guilty.
  • Analyzed evidence for defense counsel in a case related to computer harassment of former co-workers by an employee dismissed by his employer. Prepared testimony and supporting graphics for trial. Charges were dismissed before trial date.

Note: Business Automation does not accept assignments relating to allegations of pornography or child abuse.

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Business Automation has been engaged in more than 50 suits between computer and software vendors and their customers, including engagements by both vendors’ and customers’ law firms.

Areas of expertise

Brooks Hilliard has been qualified as an expert on software defects, computer hardware defects and flawed computer system implementation, including matters related to all types of business software. He has also worked as an expert in patent and trade secret litigation.

Law firm clients

Business Automation has been engaged by several of the country’s largest law firms, as well as local firms throughout the United States.

Expert experience

Brooks Hilliard has been a consulting and/or testifying expert in more than 90 computer and software-related cases in more than 30 states.  He has been qualified to testify in both state and federal jurisdictions.


Fewer than 15 consultants in the world
have been awarded both the Certified Management Consultant™ (CMC®)
and the Certified Computing Professional (CCP) designations.

Team of Experts

Business Automation has Associates specializing in Software Quality, Call Center management and Systems, Software Project Management, Software Development, Computer Forensics, and Telecommunications systems and networks.