ACEDS Offers ABA Members Special Discount
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Contact: Cindy Parks
BARBRI offers ABA members exclusive opportunity for professional development in eDiscovery, financial acumen and financial crime prevention
New offer from leading legal education provider fosters competitive edge in fast-growing legal-related fields
Sept. 20, 2016 – DALLAS -- BARBRI, a leading legal education provider, today announced an exclusive offer for American Bar Association (ABA) members giving them easy, cost-efficient access to professional development and certification in some of today's fastest-growing and most critical legal fields.
Through the agreement, BARBRI and its affiliates, the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS) and the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS), are enabling attorneys to take advantage of special pricing for the comprehensive professional development opportunities provided by the BARBRI family of companies:
eDiscovery -- Technology advances and the digital age are reshaping the legal landscape, and presenting new challenges for attorneys. Through the partnership, ABA members can take advantage of ACEDS' unmatched eDiscovery training and tools. Attorneys can earn a certificate or certification attesting to eDiscovery competence.
Financial Crime Prevention -- Financial crime threats have risen significantly in recent years. Heightened risks related to money laundering, fraud, corruption and cybercrime have created serious challenges for private and public sector organizations, leading to increasing demand for legal professionals with knowledge and skills in financial crime prevention. Against this backdrop, ABA members now have special access to the ACFCS portfolio of tools, training and certification to fight financial crime.
Financial Acumen -- Finally, one of the most important skills for attorneys in practice is the ability to analyze and interpret financial statements, BARBRI offers a portfolio of Finance for Lawyer video courses, featuring in-depth critical elements of finance and accounting concepts as they relate to legal practice areas.
"BARBRI's charter is to meet the needs of legal professionals at all stages of their careers, whether they are aspiring or experienced attorneys," said Steve Fredette, CEO of the BARBRI Group."We have an unmatched set of training, tools and resources not only in core legal education, but also in these critical areas of technology, financial crime prevention and financial acumen. This breadth means we can offer ABA members opportunities to become better, more proficient legal professionals and more competitive in their field."
About the BARBRI Group
The BARBRI Group companies meet the legal education needs of law students and attorneys throughout their careers. At the core of The BARBRI Group Companies is BARBRI Bar Review, which has helped more than 1.3 million U.S. lawyers pass the exam. The company also provides specialized ongoing skills training and certifications in areas such as financial crime and eDiscovery. The BARBRI Group affiliated companies work to improve legal learning in the United States and around the world by providing superior opportunities for law schools, law firms and law-related businesses to prosper. Founded in 1967, The BARBRI Group is headquartered in Dallas with offices throughout the United States and around the world.