ACEDS and TRU Staffing Partners to Train Next-Gen E-Discovery Leaders Through Scholarship Program

DALLAS, TXMarch 3, 2023 – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading organization for training and certification in e-discovery and part of The BARBRI Global group of legal education companies, today announced that it is proud to participate in the 12th annual TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship Program by offering one U.S. and one Canadian Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) training package including a certification exam with one free retake and two full eDiscovery Executive Certificate (eDEx) Programs to applicants.

“The need for trained legal technology professionals continue to grow, and so does our commitment to helping aspiring professionals advance their careers or get started in this industry,” said ACEDS President, Mike Quartararo. “E-Discovery education can be cost and time-prohibitive. By partnering with the TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship Program, we aim to help break down the barrier to entry and advancement, helping fill e-discovery roles with talent who bring new perspectives and experiences to our industry.”

“We are honored to be working with industry-leading organizations like ACEDS to award scholarships to deserving individuals looking to level up their careers,” said Jared Coseglia, TRU Staffing Partners founder and CEO. “Our community of scholars is full of bright, creative, driven professionals who will lead the next phase of innovation in the fast-paced e-discovery workplace.”

Scholarship applications open today – apply here. Applications are due March 19 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The winners will be announced in April.


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 around the world 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.

About the TRU Scholarship Program

The TRU Scholarship Program has been providing no-cost training and education for professionals in the privacy, ediscovery, and cybersecurity industries since 2011. In that time, the TRU Scholarship Program has awarded more than 250 scholarships, totaling more than $250,000 in free education, certifications, and seminar and conference attendance. If you are a technology company or educational organization that would like to become a scholarship partner, contact the TRU Scholarship Team at [email protected].


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About TRU Staffing Partners

TRU Staffing Partners is a globally recognized, award-winning contract staffing and executive placement search firm representing talent and opportunities in three core industry verticals: data privacy, ediscovery, and cybersecurity. TRU’s vast global network of relationships and unprecedented access to temporary talent have earned TRU extensive accolades, most notably as an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing National Company 2016 (#1043) and 2017 (#1189), an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Regional Company 2021 (NY Metro; #175) and first place for National Law Journal’s 2018 Legal Outplacement/Career Transition Coaching and 2016 Best National Legal Recruiter, as well as being recognized in 2019 as a Hall of Fame recipient in the Best Legal Recruiter category. TRU represents tens of thousands of active and passive job seekers and has successfully placed thousands of professionals in the Fortune 1000, Am Law 200, and global software, service provider, and consulting firm communities. TRU maintains an exclusive global roster of contract data privacy, protection, and discovery talent ready to deploy on-premise or remotely instantly. TRU produces a wealth of original content related to job market intelligence and professional development, including nearly two hundred published articles, hundreds of appearances on TV, radio, and at live events, dozens of webinars and podcasts, and thousands of TRU Tips featured weekly in TRU’s Hot Jobs Newsletter. Being represented by TRU means inclusion in an elite circle of exceptional companies and professionals.

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