ACEDS PROUDLY PARTNERS WITH THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS
The Georgetown University Center for Continuing and Professional Education empowers individuals and organizations seeking to make positive and lasting impacts through professional education. Georgetown and ACEDS share an abiding interest and mission through their respective programs to advance competence, skills and knowledge in electronic discovery and to build communities of kindred professionals. The university’s program, which is composed of three comprehensive courses, leads to a Certificate in Litigation Technology and Legal Project Management. Under this groundbreaking partnership, students who successfully complete the Georgetown University Certificate in Litigation Technology and Legal Project Management will be eligible to apply for the CEDS certification examination leading to the awarding of the Certified E-Discovery Specialist credential and receive one year of professional membership in ACEDS, as part of their enrollment in the program. More information at SCS.georgetown.edu.
Hogan Lovells is a global legal practice that helps corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues globally and locally. We have over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States. As the globalization of businesses and advances in information technology continue to break down barriers to commerce and communication, information risks are more complex than ever before. Electronic discovery and disclosure are critical in litigation and disputes, and information management risks affect your enterprise’s routine business operations, commercial and corporate transactions, and regulatory and administrative matters. Our industry-specific knowledge enables us to provide practical and targeted advice about all facets of your enterprise’s electronic information management, from the development of sound information-risk and records-management policies and procedures to strategic and cost-effective electronic discovery plans. hoganlovells.com.
THE MASTERS CONFERENCE
The Masters Conference brings leading experts and professionals from law firms, corporations and the bench to develop strategies, practices and resources for managing the information life cycle. Masters Conference is a boutique educational forum where a select group of speakers, vendors and attendees convene to engage in a proactive collaboration on current challenges in the legal space. Our advantage is that we have a different focus that caters to a niche target audience of high level decision-makers who steer the course of the industry. http://www.themastersconference.com employees worldwide.
Team Esquify brings nearly 70 years of experience from the legal, technology and consulting sectors to our company. Based in Chicago and founded in 2014, Esquify was born out of the belief that technology could revolutionize how attorneys practice law- particularly in eDiscovery. We set out to transform how our clients and community members live and work. By focusing on the interplay of productivity, technology and virtuality, we strive to deliver our clients amazing technology, service and experiences.
Website link: http://www.esquify.com/
NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association is the nation’s oldest and largest national network of minority attorneys and judges. It represents approximately 44,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students and has over 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and around the world. The organization seeks to advance the science of jurisprudence, preserve the independence of the judiciary and to uphold the honor and integrity of the legal profession. For additional information about the National Bar Association, visit www.nationalbar.org.
Our Founder and CEO, Cash Butler, spent over 15 years in various leadership roles for multiple service providers in the litigation services industry. He played a pivotal role in some of the most widely publicized lawsuits of the past decade. Having experienced the full spectrum of litigation discovery projects ranging from very large and extremely complex to small and straight forward, he was a firsthand witness to many of the industry’s inefficiencies and those experiences lead him to found ClariLegal.
In an effort to choose the best service for their needs corporate customers and law firms ask to define project requirements and then to compare vendor proposals to perform the work. Unfortunately, each vendor uses its own terminology and has different line item pricing which results in a very time intensive process. These are reluctantly accepted by both customers and vendors alike as “coming with the territory” and are at the heart of what ClariLegal is all about.
Focused on solutions to these key issues ClariLegal helps people, corporations, law firms, and vendors involved in litigation eliminate these unnecessary challenges, improve timeliness and effectiveness all while reducing costs.
Website link: https://clarilegal.com/
MARIBEL RIVERA MARKETING & EVENT SERVICES
The founder and principal of Maribel Rivera Marketing & Event Services, Maribel is a small business marketing consultant and event manager with international experience. A goal-driven and creative professional, she enjoys strategically planning events and marketing campaigns that allow clients the satisfaction of connecting their great missions, products, and services with their audience.
Maribel tailors to both large and small companies in a variety of industries allowing companies to outsource their marketing needs or enhance the current team with fresh ideas and perspectives. You are covered from marketing strategy and branding, print ads and media management, to events, PR, and social media marketing.
EDPM ADVISORY SERVICES
eDPM Advisory Services is an e-discovery, information governance, project management and legal technology consulting company dedicated to meeting emerging technology and support services needs in corporate legal departments, law firms and within service provider organizations. We provide expert advisory services and guidance, professional project management and process improvement services, training, technology and operational assessments centered around e-discovery, information governance, project management, matter management and legal technology support. For more information visit https://www.edpmadvisory.com/