April 8, 2019 – EAGAN, Minn. – Leading global eDiscovery education and certification provider the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI professional association, is pleased to announce that Everlaw is the association’s newest premier “Diamond Level” affiliate partner.
This prestigious status allows Everlaw to leverage and contribute to the full breadth of ACEDS education, marketing, training and professional development resources to enhance the overall electronic discovery skills and capabilities of eDiscovery practitioners.
“I am thrilled to welcome a Silicon Valley standout, Everlaw, to our global ACEDS community as a Diamond Partner,” said Mary Mack, ACEDS Executive Director. “As our community looks toward SaaS and the cloud, we look forward to the education Everlaw will provide to our members.”
Among the ACEDS opportunities and resources available to Everlaw and other members are leading-edge job tools, networking forums and opportunities through a global chapter network and events, a best-practice-oriented community of professionals, and the exclusive preparation and exam for the career-enhancing CEDS™ professional certification, as well as ACEDS’ new eDiscovery Executive Certificate Program.
“The cloud is making discovery faster, more efficient, and more dynamic for lawyers all over the world,” said AJ Shankar, CEO of Everlaw. “We’re proud to join with ACEDS in defining best practices, setting standards and raising awareness of this rapidly changing sector of legal technology.”
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global membership association committed to promoting and verifying eDiscovery skills and competence for organizations and individuals through training, certification, and supported by ACEDS chapters around the world. The association’s goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with eDiscovery, and realize the advantages of performing it effectively. ACEDS awards the Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) credential, which is held by practitioners at AmLaw 200 firms, government agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and United Nations and some of the largest multinational corporations in the world.
Everlaw blends modern design with cutting-edge technology to help corporations, law firms, and government entities solve the toughest problems in the legal industry. Our cloud-based litigation platform features drag-and-drop uploading, flexible productions, blink-speed search, automatic predictions based on machine learning, and robust real-time collaboration so legal practitioners can focus on what they do best. Everlaw’s clients include eight of the top ten class-action law firms, corporate counsels, and is used by U.S. state attorneys general in every state. Based in Oakland, California, Everlaw is supported by investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Menlo Ventures.