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Shawn Tuma
Works at Scheef & Stone, L.L.P.
Attended Regent University
Lived in Pineville, Louisiana
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Attorney | Expertise in emerging digital information law areas of Cybersecurity, Computer Fraud, Data Security & Privacy Law | blogger, author, and speaker.
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I am an experienced business, litigation, and intellectual property attorney who helps businesses assess, avoid, and resolve problems including those with emerging digital information law issues such as computer fraud, data breach, privacy and social media legal issues with a strong emphasis on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.  I am a devoted Christian, husband, father, author & speaker. Despite being a lawyer, I am actually guided by principles!  My practice has a strong focus on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. I counsel business clients on how to avoid trouble on these issues and, should they find themselves in trouble, help them resolve the issues in the most expeditious and efficient way possible, which is where my extensive litigation training and skills become very helpful.  I am also a blogger, author, and speaker. I am very thankful to be blessed with a wonderful family, friends, career, and life in general. I love God, my family, my career and the opportunities I have to continue growing and learning while helping others. You can visit my personal website / blog (www.shawnetuma.com) to learn more about who I am Personally and Professionally, as well as my Professional Philosophy. Also note that Google does not use my middle initial but most of my professional activities are listed with my name as Shawn E. Tuma so if you're searching for something and are doing a search, use that full name as well.
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I am married to the most wonderful woman in the world, Rachel Tuma, and have the 5 most amazing children anyone could ever ask for: Katherine, Clara, Christopher, Andrew and Seth! I am truly blessed!
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  • Regent University
    Law, 1996 - 1999
  • Northwestern State University
    Political Science & History, 1993
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Computer Fraud, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Privacy, Data Breach, Technology, Litigation & Business Adviser and Attorney
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  • Scheef & Stone, L.L.P.
    Partner, 2014 - present
  • BrittonTuma
    Partner, 2011 - 2014
  • Winstead
    2000 - 2007
  • Shamoun & Norman
    2007 - 2009
  • Winstead PC
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Pineville, Louisiana - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Natchitoches, Louisiana - Virginia Beach, Virginia - The Colony, Texas
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2600 Network Blvd., Suite 400 Frisco, Texas 75034

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Shawn Tuma delivered the presentation Cybersecurity Legal Issues: What You Really Need to Know at SecureWorld Expo Dallas on September 27, 2016. The following are the slides from Tuma’s presentatio…
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Data Breach Litigation: Who’s Gonna Get It? Will it be Verizon?
Below is a post that I wrote in 2011, back when we thought we were in the middle of the “Year of the Data Breach.” We weren’t — not even close. Yesterday I read an article r…
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The Basic Facts Yahoo announced that it had a data breach in late 2014 and 500 million users’ account information was stolen. The account information may include names, email addresses, telep…
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