ACEDS Announces Partnership With the eDiscovery Advisory Group, an E-Discovery, Information Governance, and Data Investigations Consultancy

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Aug. 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 that the eDiscovery Advisory Group, a global consulting practice that architects and implements eDiscovery and information governance solutions for corporations, law firms, and government organizations, has joined as an ACEDS Affiliate Partner.

Through this partnership, employees and partners of the eDiscovery Advisory Group can access ACEDS’ breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a best-practice-oriented worldwide community of professionals. As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, the eDiscovery Advisory Group plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the community’s collective knowledge and expertise, and the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources.

“We are pleased to continue building the expertise and strength of the global e-discovery community through relationships with industry leaders such as the eDiscovery Advisory Group and sharing the breadth of its resources and expertise,” ACEDS Senior Director of Community Relations, Maribel Rivera said. “I am confident that the company’s professionals will have much to gain from and contribute to our partnership.”

“We are pleased to work closely with the ACEDS and BARBRI team to support the continuing education and certification for the eDiscovery industry,” said Jason Velasco, Founder and Advisor of the eDiscovery Advisory Group. “Our team will continue to actively share our global and deep in-house background in eDiscovery and Information Governance to continue advancing best practices and knowledge for ACEDS members and the entire industry.”

The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work 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. Our 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 practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters, with locations in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South America chapters coming soon). 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 Advisory
The eDiscovery Advisory Group is a global team of experts and technologists in eDiscovery and Information Governance fields with deep in-house corporate experience. Our expert advisory services and technology approach reduces risk and costs throughout the data lifecycle without the pressure of being sold eDiscovery processing & hosting services. The eDiscovery Advisory Group focuses on personalized solutions leveraging efficient and defensible eDiscovery best practices as well as technology agnostic solutions for data management, legal hold, legacy data & data privacy. Visit www.ediscoveryadvisory.com to learn more.

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