Henry Alonso has over 36 years’ experience, in-the-trenches, as a litigation support/eDiscovery professional and is regarded by legal professionals as an expert in the use of automated litigation support technology in general.
Mr. Alonso was born in New York City and served in the U. S. Coast Guard for more than nine years. He was Director of Litigation Support Services for several large court reporting companies until 1994, when he established Advanced Imaging Solutions, Inc. one of the first litigation support services companies in the mid-Atlantic region. Henry is currently the
Lead Case Management Administrator in the Chief Counsels Office, Comptroller of the Currency.
Henry has held many certifications in legal technology systems and services and is an active Certified eDiscovery Professional, a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner and a member of The International Society of Computer Forensic Examiners and Association of eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS). Mr. Alonso has served on the Executive Committee of the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM).
He has worked on some of the nation’s high profile cases including the Iran/Contra, Shuttle Challenger investigation and the Von Bulow Murder trial and many others. Under his direction high volume and sensitive document populations in litigation cases have been electronically managed from discovery to trial in small court all the way up to the U.S.
In 2003, he and his company, Advanced Imaging Solutions, Inc. were awarded The Lifetime Vendor Award from NCAPA, the National Capital Area Paralegal Association. In 2008, Henry Alonso was named “One of the Nine Most Influential Contributors to the Paralegal Profession” - Know Magazine, June 2008. In 2011, Henry was awarded the 2011 Technology Innovator Award at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for his accomplishments in establishing in-house eDiscovery systems and services at the agency. Henry Alonso also served as President, Hispanic Organization for Leadership and Advancement (HOLA) at the OCC. Most recently Henry authored procedures and policies for litigation support and ediscovery formats that have been introduced as a standard by federal judges throughout the United States.