Jan. 26, 2020 – EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, is pleased to announce eDiscovery Today as an Affinity Partner.
The two e-discovery education entities, both of which individually provide scholarship, top-notch educational content and other resources to the legal community, will partner and combine their considerable knowledge and expertise to offer quarterly educational webinars on topics of interest to the e-discovery community and will also share news and blog content.
Authored and edited by industry expert, Doug Austin, eDiscovery Today has grown to be the daily go-to resource for e-discovery and e-disclosure professionals. The eDiscovery Today blog offers daily e-discovery and information governance news and commentary for professionals seeking to keep up with trends, best practices and case law in electronic discovery, cybersecurity and data privacy.
“ACEDS and eDiscovery Today have a long history of close collaboration and we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Doug and eDiscovery Today as an affinity partner,” Michael Quartararo, ACEDS president said. “For more than 30 years, Doug has established himself as a trusted and knowledgeable resource within the e-discovery field and positioned he has now eDiscovery Today as one of the premier go-to resources for professionals seeking knowledge and thought leadership. We look forward to collaborating with him for benefit of the ACEDS community.”
“ACEDS and eDiscovery Today share the common goals of supporting and improving the e-discovery and e-disclosure communities,” added Austin. “I’m looking forward to our future collaboration as we look for ways to strengthen our communities and continue to offer relevant and important updates and resources for our fast-changing profession.”
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global association for professionals working in e-discovery, information governance, compliance, and the broader legal community. ACEDS provides training and certification in e-discovery and related disciplines to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. The 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 ongoing education. The CEDS credential is held by legal professionals at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 26 chapters, with locations in major U.S. cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands, and South Africa. 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. https://www.aceds.org/
About eDiscovery Today
eDiscovery Today is authored by Doug Austin, an established eDiscovery thought leader. Doug has over 30 years of experience providing eDiscovery best practices, legal technology consulting and technical project management services to numerous commercial and government clients. Doug has published a daily blog since 2010 and has written numerous articles and white papers. He has received the JD Supra Readers Choice Award as the Top eDiscovery Author for 2017 and 2018 and a JD Supra Readers Choice Award as a Top Cybersecurity Author for 2019. eDiscovery Today is widely considered to be the daily go-to resource for e-discovery and eDisclosure professionals for staying abreast of trends, best practices and case law in electronic discovery, cybersecurity and data privacy.