ACEDS Announces Partnership with DISCO

ACEDS Adds DISCO as a New Educational Partner

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The affiliate partnership aims to advance legal professionals’ know-how with specialized content. 

May 6, 2024 – Dallas, TX –The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s premier organization dedicated to improving the quality of education and standards of the e-discovery industry and part of BARBRI Professional Education, has formally announced the addition of DISCO to its Affiliate Partner Program. This strategic collaboration with DISCO, a leader in legal technology solutions powered by artificial intelligence, is not just about enriching the educational tools and thought leadership available to ACEDS members and the legal community but also about recognizing their importance and value in the legal industry. 

DISCO has joined ACEDS’s Affiliate Partner Program to provide educational initiatives such as expert-led webinars, in-depth reports, and bespoke training materials. These initiatives aim to enhance the understanding and application of AI and data analytics in the legal industry.

The partnership is an expression of ACEDS’s commitment to the ongoing professional development of its members through strategic alliances with key industry innovators. DISCO’s expertise in legal technology will be instrumental in enhancing the program’s comprehensive resource offerings. 

Mike Quartararo, President of ACEDS, stated, “With the ever-accelerating pace of technological change in the legal industry, ACEDS recognizes the imperative of staying ahead of the curve. Our collaboration with DISCO is a key part of our strategy to ensure our members can access the most up-to-date information and tools. This partnership is designed to deepen our members’ competencies in AI, cloud computing, and data analytics to equip them better to meet the challenges of modern legal practices.” 

“DISCO is committed to delivering solutions that simplify the process of resolving legal matters. We’ve made it our mission to deliver cutting-edge software, alongside educational resources to support even the most complex cases. Whether it’s a lawyer’s first case or four hundredth, DISCO’s team of training and enablement resources are at the ready to support the process every step of the way.” said Kristin Zmrhal, DISCO’s Vice President, Product Strategy. “We’re thrilled to be deepening our relationship with ACEDS, an organization that is committed to providing invaluable education and career development opportunities.” 

ACEDS will soon announce additional information about joint educational programs. Stay updated through ACEDS’s official communication channels. For further information about ACEDS and its educational offerings, please visit  

For more details on DISCO’s innovative legal technology solutions, visit

About DISCO 

DISCO provides cloud-native, artificial intelligence-powered legal product offerings that simplify legal hold, legal request, ediscovery, legal document review and case management for enterprises, law firms, legal services providers and governments. DISCO’s scalable, integrated product offerings enable legal departments to easily collect, process and review enterprise data that is relevant or potentially relevant to legal matters. As of December 31, 2023, DISCO had over 1,400 customers, including many of the largest law firms in the world. For more information, visit

About ACEDS 

The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider BARBRI Global, is the world’s leading organization for training and certification in e-discovery, information governance, and related disciplines. ACEDS provides training to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers, and institutions of higher learning. Our flagship CEDS certification is recognized worldwide and used to verify skills and competence in electronic discovery for organizations and individuals through training, certification, and continuing education. The CEDS credential is held by practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 30 chapters in most major US cities, Canada, the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, South Africa, and Australia. Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with e-discovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields.


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