October 28, 2020– EAGAN, Minn. – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s premier e-discovery training and certification professional association and part of The BARBRI Group, announced an Affinity Partnership with eDiscovery Assistant, the innovative e-discovery case law resource for lawyers, paralegals, e-discovery and other legal professionals.
eDiscovery Assistant is known for its well-curated and easy-to-navigate resources, giving legal professionals access to case law resources and research materials in the e-discovery space. As part of the partnership, candidates for ACEDS’ flagship Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) certification will receive complimentary access to this rich repository of case law for 90 days prior to taking the CEDS exam. Additionally, members of ACEDS will receive access to eDiscovery Assistant programs and services at a discounted rate. Through the partnership, subscribers, partners and employees of eDiscovery Assistant can leverage ACEDS’ resources, including discounted access to ACEDS training and certification, networking with ACEDS professional members, a global chapter network, and local, regional and international events.
“Legal professionals and others in the e-discovery field rely heavily on fast and easy access to the case law we need,” Michael Quartararo, president of ACEDS and professional development said. “eDiscovery Assistant has created an invaluable resource to provide just that. We’re pleased to welcome the company as an Affinity Partner and very excited about the access to its resources for members and those seeking their CEDS credential. This is truly a benefit for our members and the entire ACEDS community.”
“We are excited to partner with ACEDS to add the eDiscovery Assistant platform as part of the education and training ACEDS provides its members. By leveraging our eDiscovery case law and resources to assist in preparation for the CEDS exam, ACEDS is giving their CEDS candidates the ability to understand how the scenarios outlined in their study materials apply to real world cases,” said Kelly Twigger, CEO of eDiscovery Assistant LLC. “In addition, we’re putting our powerful legal research platform in the hands of ACEDS’ members so they can have access to case law, checklists, and other tools to help them with their jobs on a daily basis.”
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global 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. 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 practitioners 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 Assistant
eDiscovery Assistant is a first of its kind digital playbook and legal research tool leveraging a proprietary tagging system that tags each decision by ediscovery issue — a true asset for lawyers and legal professionals to add to their ediscovery toolkit. Founded in 2016 and developed by attorneys who practice eDiscovery 24/7, eDiscovery Assistant includes curated databases of case law, rules, checklists and forms, and a glossary of terms. For additional information on eDiscovery Assistant LLC, visit www.ediscoveryassistant.com or follow eDiscovery Assistant LLC on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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