April 28, 2021 – 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, has formed a strategic partnership with Nextpoint, an e-discovery software company with a mission to simplify and bring order to the litigation process.
Nextpoint is a cloud-based solution that provides a secure space for legal teams to collaborate on document review and analysis, simplifying workflow and cutting costs. Through the partnership ACEDS will provide training and certification to Nextpoint, and Nextpoint will help to contribute to ACEDS growing library of educational and thought leadership resources.
”Nextpoint and ACEDS both know that for lawyers and legal professionals to address the changes to e-discovery, we need to invest in innovation and people, share knowledge, and collaborate,” said Maribel Rivera, Senior Director of Community Relations at ACEDS. “Nextpoint joining our growing global community and working with us to educate the legal community on solutions to key challenges was a natural next step. We are excited to be working with Nextpoint team over the next year.”
“We are excited partner with ACEDS to enable our professionals to share and stay abreast of today’s best e-discovery strategies and also to ensure that legal technology professionals are informed about the latest innovations in the Nextpoint platform.” said Rakesh Madhava, CEO of Nextpoint. “We believe high quality, valuable continuing education programs are essential to success in the rapidly evolving field of legal technology and we look forward to working with ACEDS to deliver on that mission.”
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.
Nextpoint is smart e-discovery software that automates projects for legal teams of every size, and never charges for data. The highly secure, cloud-based solution lets your team begin document review in minutes with powerful data analytics tools, a user-friendly interface and access from anywhere. Innovative case-prep features will exceed your expectations of what smart e-discovery software can do. And with Nextpoint’s single project or unlimited project pricing, you NEVER PAY FOR DATA. Free, unlimited data uploads, processing, hosting, OCR, imaging, and productions.
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