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Contact: Cindy Parks
ACEDS announces iCONECT renews as Affiliate Partner
January 15, 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, is pleased to announce that iCONECT Development, an industry leader in developing innovative LEGAL review software and services, has renewed as an Affiliate Partner.
As an ACEDS Affiliate Partner, iCONECT plays an important role in the global ACEDS community, leveraging and contributing to the association’s education, marketing, training and professional development resources. Employees and partners of iCONECT have access to a breadth of job tools and networking forums, a global chapter network and events, and a bestpractice- oriented worldwide community of professionals.
“The quality of our ACEDS offering and the education and resources we deliver to our global community are directly related to the quality of our partners,” said Mike Quartararo, president, ACEDS and professional development. “iCONECT is known for its exceptional service and innovation, and we are excited to see the contributions this tech leader will offer the greater ACEDS community.”
“ACEDS is all about giving people the tools they need to expand their knowledge base and in turn their opportunities,” said Ian Campbell, CEO of iCONECT. “To quote Nelson Mandela, ‘Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.’ and I can’t agree more.”
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is a global member-based association for professionals who work 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.
Our 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 practitioners at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 23 chapters in most major US cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands and South Africa (with Australia and South American chapters coming soon). 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, advance careers and their overall technology competence in e-discovery and related fields.
iCONECT Development, LLC develops the innovative iCONECT eDiscovery review software platform. iCONECT raises the bar by delivering intelligent, easy-to-use tools that help hosting providers, law firms, and legal departments optimize workflows and manage some of the world’s most complex legal cases more efficiently. Leading AI and auto-redaction capabilities combined with a user’s ability to search, sort, analyze, categorize and produce documents and multimedia files recently led industry publication ‘Silicon Review’ to name iCONECT as one of the ‘30 Fastest Growing Tech Companies’ of the year.