FALL 2015 VOL. 40, ISSUE 3 the legal investigator The Official Journal of the National Association of Legal Investigators Ethics, Technology and Communication Ethical Use of Social Media Kitty Hailey, CLI | p.4 FORENSIC FOCUS | p.8 Learn how building a team that includes experts who use the ACE-V analytical process of Analyze, Compare, Evaluate and Verify on all of the evidence is important in achieving a just outcome. CIVIL FOCUS | p.12 Making these Five Principles of Investigative Documentation part of your firm's standard investigative protocol assures that you are ready to testify at a later date about every action taken during an investigation. PRACTICE TIPS | p.16 A file of complete and thorough notes are gold when preparing to give testimony, or even clearing up a billing dispute. See these practical tips on what to include and how to follow up on your notes.