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The Power of Proactive E-Discovery

Ari Kaplan interviews James Bickley, managing director at Ankura Consulting and ACEDS advisory board member, about how e-discovery has changed, what litigants need to recognize about the new normal of data,  best practices for advanced planning, and strategies for engaging in proactive e-discovery. How has e-discovery changed? The Data Estates of our customers have become …

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Remembering Gayle McCormick O’Connor

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West The industry lost a dear friend this past weekend. Gayle McCormick O’Connor. She wore several hats over the more than 40 years she contributed to the legal industry, from law librarian to paralegal to marketing strategist and consultant to …

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ACEDS Community Advocates and Leaders Honored With Prestigious Innovation Awards at 11th Annual Relativity Fest

Sept. 29, 2020– EAGAN, Minn. – Key community members and leaders within the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) have been recognized with prestigious Innovation Awards at the 11th annual Relativity Fest. The event, held virtually for the first time ever and boasting over 6,000 attendees, is the industry’s premier forum for e-discovery, compliance, and legal technology professionals …

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ACEDS President’s E-Discovery Market Prediction: Same Skills, Different Jobs

This article is brought to you courtesy of Legaltech News and was originally published on August 11, 2020. While ACEDS membership and the number of certified individuals is growing, ACEDS president Mike Quartararo expects the e-discovery industry itself might take longer to fully bounce back from layoffs and the other lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mike …

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The Transformation of Legal Technology Training

Ari Kaplan speaks with ACEDS board member Joy Murao, the founder and CEO of Practice Aligned Resources, a legal technology consulting and education company, about how legal technology training has evolved since she started Practice Aligned Resources in 2015, how the emergence of legal operations in both law firms and corporate law departments has impacted …

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The Impact of Technology Certifications on Your Career

ACEDS Advisory Board Chair, Ari Kaplan, spoke with Tom O’Connor, a nationally-recognized consultant, speaker, and writer in the field of computerized litigation support systems, who is also a member of the global advisory board for ACEDS, and discussed why professionals seek certifications, the challenges associated with obtaining one, their impact on one’s career, and how they …

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The Expanding Role and Influence of the Modern Litigation Support or E-Discovery Manager

ACEDS Advisory Board Chair Ari Kaplan Interviews Sonya Judkins, ACEDS Advisory Board Member and Manager of Legal Discovery/Compliance at T-Mobile What has been the typical role of a litigation support or e-discovery manager?An individual who could help the law department support the workload of a law firm at a lower rate given the rising costs …

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ACEDS Honored as #1 E-Discovery Firm/Association in 2020 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards; ACEDS Advisory Board Member George Socha Named #1 Author

May 1, 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, has been recognized as the #1 e-discovery firm or association in the 2020 JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards. Additionally, ACEDS Global Advisory Board Member and veteran e-discovery practitioner, George Socha, …

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TAR Talk Podcast

Episode One: Flying with Global Aerospace: An Inside Look at the First TAR Case Hear how Tom Gricks, the lead attorney on the Global Aerospace case, obtained the first order authorizing the use of technology assisted review (TAR) over the objection of opposing party. Episode Two: The Birth of TAR 2.0 (and CAL) With Dr. …

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ACEDS’ Mary Mack Selected for “Women Know Cyber: 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime” Book

May 31, 2019 – EAGAN, Minn. Leading global e-discovery education and certification provider the Association of Certified e-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI professional association, is pleased to announce executive director Mary Mack, CEDS, CISSP, has been selected for inclusion in the new book Women Know Cyber: 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime, now available on Amazon. Women Know Cyber, …

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