“Mary and Kaylee bring a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the e-discovery industry, as well as strong connections to e-discovery and legal leaders and innovators,” said David Levi, Levi family professor of law and judicial studies, and director of the Bolch Judicial Institute. “Their collective vision and creativity will guide the EDRM into a new and exciting chapter.”
ACEDS leans forward into the future with the announcement and introduction of industry experts Mike Quartararo and Ari Kaplan as new executive team leaders.
At EDRM, [Jim Waldron] has been instrumental in helping to strengthen EDRM as a bridge among the judiciary, the legal profession, and the academy and led creative efforts to deepen awareness and understanding of e-discovery and the ways in which technology is transforming the practice of law.
The consistent and comprehensive contribution of Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad to the eDiscovery ecosystem is both notable and enviable, and the positive impact of their dedication and hard work for ACEDS and its members has directly resulted in the increased influence and ongoing relevance of ACEDS on the practice of eDiscovery around the world.
As part of its focus on offerings and opportunities that impact certifications, careers, contacts, and competence, ACEDS recently conducted a comprehensive online survey of individuals currently working in the field of the eDiscovery. The goal of the survey, the ACEDS Community Survey, was to gain an actionable understanding of industry perception regarding four key areas. Those areas being respondent awareness and possession of industry certifications, respondent valuation of ACEDS offerings to include the CEDS certification, respondent view of the evolution of eDiscovery, and respondent competence in technology. While the individual respondent answers to the survey are confidential, key results from each of the six topic areas are provided for your consideration.
Corporations faced with substantial eDiscovery requirements often lack the basic components of a corporate eDiscovery program, which prevents them from achieving efficiencies and reducing costs with respect to eDiscovery. In this educational and instructional presentation, our expert panelists will explain how to design and implement a corporate electronic discovery program for use in litigation, investigation and compliance matters.
This expert presentation led by industry eDiscovery experts Ashish Prasad and Todd Haley will help industry professionals understand and more appropriately consider the pros and cons of different models of pricing for eDiscovery services in the areas of forensics, processing, hosting, review, and consulting.
This expert presentation led by international investigations expert Jeremy Burdge of Hogan Lovells will present actionable considerations for auditors, investigators, and litigators as they navigate the planning requirements, political and people issues, privacy laws, and the technologies available to identify and shape positive investigation outcomes in international venues.
Knox Capital Operating Partner Mike Bryant presents a short, eight-minute TED-style talk on investments and investing in the legal tech market during SOLID West on February 28, 2019, in San Francisco. SOLID, also known as the Summit on Legal Innovation and Disruption, is a TED talk-style summit focused on innovation and the business of law.
In the 5th Annual Federal Judges Survey, we hear from close to 1 in 5 of the federal judiciary on their perspective and practices around e-discovery. The results show that more than anything else, having a defined, repeatable, and defensible e-discovery practice is crucial for any e-discovery practitioner; they cannot rely on judges to be active discovery managers and guide their process.