Christopher K. Steuart is a practicing attorney. He is licensed in the State of Washington and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington since 1995 and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit since 2000. He worked as a computer forensic examiner and information security specialist for the Boeing Company from 1990 to 2003. He served as an Electronic Warfare Officer and Special Security Officer (SSO) in the United States Army and the United States Army Reserve.
He is currently practicing in civil litigation on behalf of people injured by drugs and medical malpractice.
He has presented numerous classes and seminars including continuing legal education on physical security of information systems and investigation of criminal misuse of computers. He has presented at regional and national forums: includidng the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), Agora, Northwest Computer Technology Crime Analysis Seminar (NCT), Computer Technology Investigators Network (CTIN), The Las Vegas Public Defenders Retreat and he has been an adjunct faculty member of City University and an instructor in the continuing education certificate programs at the University of Washington.
Mr. Steuart is a co-author (with H. William "Bill" Nelson, Amelia Phillips of Guide to Computer Forensics and Investigations, 1st through 5th Editions.
He is also a co-author with Ron Godfrey, Amelia Phillips and Chris Brown for the textbook E-Discovery: An Introduction to Digital Evidence, 1st Edition.
He is the co-author with David Eisler on the e-book The Digital Forensic Expert's Guide to Success in Cross-Examination.
He has been interviewed on the subject of computer forensics on National Public Radio's Morning Edition. He consulted in support of the defense and advised the defense computer forensics team in United States v. Sami Omar Al-Hussayen.
He is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and of Drake University Law School with a Juris Doctor degree.