By Andy Adkins –  Social Media is becoming more prevalent in lawsuits today, you can no longer ignore it. Time and time again, Facebook posts & photos, Twitter tweets, Instagram photos, and YouTube videos are all potential evidence goldmines, if you know who, what, where, when, and how to grab it. This short session will provide you with “How To” tools on collecting, organizing, and analyzing social media data.

Andy Adkins, CIO of Social Evidence, shares a 15 minute presentation from the Affinity Thought Leadership Series elaborating on why attorneys and paralegals need to be educated in all facets of social media from collection through authentication.

One spoiler… did you know that understanding and managing technical issues, including social media platforms, is now a fundamental requirement of practicing law? Watch this short video to become familiar with social evidence and what it means for you and your practice.

Andy Adkins - CIO - Social Evidence

Andy Adkins – CIO – Social Evidence


Andy Adkins is the Chief Information Officer of Social Evidence, LLC, a leading cloud-based social media collection, organization, authentication, and analytics application. He has been an independent legal technology consultant for more than 25 years, a past chair of the ABA TECHSHOW (2000, 2001) and past co-chair of LegalTech Conferences (2000-2007). He is the author of “The Lawyer’s Guide to Practice Management Systems,” published in April 2009 by the ABA Law Practice Management Section. He can be reached at 352.538.5346,, or