The CEDS Certification is the only credential that covers the full spectrum of e-discovery including project planning, litigation hold implementation, document review, data processing, budgeting and more. During the CEDS Q&A Session, an ACEDS team member will review key elements of exam registration, preparation and more. Following the presentation, attendees have their chance to ask their questions about certification.
During this live webinar you will learn:
- How to prepare for the exam
- How CEDS can enhance your career
- Topics covered on the exam
- What it takes to become CEDS-Certified
- Question and answer time
Mary is known for her skills in relationship and community building as well as for the depth of her e-discovery knowledge. Frequently sought out by media for comment on industry issues, she has spoken at venues including Gartner Symposium, the American Bar Association International Law Committee, the Association of Corporate Counsel annual conference, and others. Mary is the author of A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery, considered by many to be the first popular book on e-discovery. She is the co-editor of the Thomson Reuters West treatise, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel. Prior to joining ACEDS, Mary most recently served in a leadership role for ZyLab, a global provider of e-discovery and intelligent information governance software. Before that, she was with Fios, Inc. a provider of e-discovery services to Fortune 1,000 corporations and major law firms. A member of the Illinois State Bar, Mary received her bachelor’s degree from Le Moyne College and her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Kaylee Walstad is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at ACEDS. In her role, Walstad works closely with affiliates, corporate and government entities, and law firms to educate and validate the expertise of their eDiscovery teams. She is also a part of ACEDS chapter team supporting their current chapters and assisting in the formation strategy of new chapters as well. Walstad has a broad background of eDiscovery experience and skill that uniquely positions her to provide insight into the challenges faced by the end-users of eDiscovery services and technology and the organizations serving them. She has extensive expertise in developing cross organizational discovery strategies for large litigation and investigations. Additionally, she is the Central Region Director for Women in eDiscovery and has been a Board of Directors’ member since 2012, a Masters Conference board member and a member of Women in Homeland Security.
Dustin S. Sachs, CCE, CEDS, CFE, EnCE, CCME
Dustin S. Sachs is an Associate Director in the Global Legal Technology Solutions practice. He leads the Digital Forensics and Collections team for Navigant, and works with the Information Security team on proactive and reactive cybersecurity matters. He assists with all phases of the forensic and information security process from planning and collection to analysis and reporting so that attorneys, auditors, and investigators can make informed decisions. He provides objective assessments of digital evidence in matters related to legal or ethical issues, data breach incidents, theft of valuable information, and other corporate investigations.
For more than a dozen years, Dustin has analyzed thousands of computer laptops, desktops, servers, and mobile devices in the support of civil and criminal litigation and internal investigative matters. He has received extensive training in digital forensics, evidence handling, and computer investigations.
Dustin is a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE), Certified Electronic Discovery Specialist (CEDS), EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is a Qualified Private Investigator Manager in the state of Texas. He is also a Licensed Private Investigator in the states of Michigan and Florida.
He is also frequent speaker and author on cybersecurity, e-discovery and digital forensics.