January 31, 2022 – DALLAS, TX – 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, announced today the launch of a new complimentary program that introduces the fundamentals of e-discovery to legal professionals at all levels.
The Introduction to E-Discovery course is a complimentary thirty-minute program designed to introduce anyone new to e-discovery to fundamental knowledge and skills relating to the e-discovery project lifecycle. Among the topics covered in the lecture-format course are:
- The legal framework for the discovery process;
- Information Governance as a foundation for e-discovery;
- The obligation to identify, preserve, and properly collect ESI;
- Processing and filtering ESI;
- Tools and methods for document review; and
- Producing ESI to other parties
Lawyers, paralegals, litigation support and legal operations professionals, or anyone interested in a career in, or better understanding of e-discovery should enroll in this course. The Introduction to E-Discovery course is an independent self-study program and no prior experience or knowledge of e-discovery is required.
“We are extremely enthusiastic about introducing this complimentary micro-course program to the legal community,” said Mike Quartararo, president of ACEDS. “Meaningful conversations in recent months have involved questions about the next generation of e-discovery professionals, and while we are actively training professionals at law firms, within corporate legal, the government, and academia, there remains a new generation of legal professionals out there who could benefit from this introductory material and potentially use it to springboard into a rewarding career in e-discovery.”
To learn more about the ACEDS Introduction to E-Discovery course, visit https://aceds.org/introduction-to-ediscovery/
To learn more about other ACEDS training programs, visit https://aceds.org/start-where-you-are/
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.
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