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ACEDS Announces Official Partnership with Avansic

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Leading provider of eDiscovery and digital forensics partners with ACEDS to provide a wide-ranging collaboration to support the legal community.

October 27, 2021 – DALLAS – The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the world’s leading organization for training and certification in eDiscovery and part of The BARBRI Group announced today a new strategic partnership with Avansic, a leading provider of eDiscovery and digital forensics services for law firms and legal communities.  

Avansic delivers industry-leading services to transform raw data into useful and defensible electronically stored information (ESI) for any eDiscovery project. Using a science-driven approach, Avansic helps clients preserve, collect, process, and produce data with effective results at a fair cost. The organization stands out from the competition with innovative technology and transparency, enabling clients to manage and control their own data for review.

Through the partnership, ACEDS and Avansic will collaborate on programs that contribute legal technology, digital forensics, and eDiscovery education and expertise to the global ACEDS community. The resources in turn will support the continuing education of legal professionals with emphasis on mitigating risk and reducing costs in the eDiscovery process.

“eDiscovery methods are constantly changing,” stated Gavin Manes, CEO of Avansic. “Exchanging and discussing ideas is the best way to stay prepared, develop a new approach when needed, and effectively handle eDiscovery project needs.”

“Avansic has long been a leader in eDiscovery and forensics and adding their expertise to our expanding knowledge-based resources will help benefit ACEDS members globally,” said Maribel Rivera, Senior Director of Community Relations at ACEDS. “We are excited to work with Avansic towards our common goal of providing education and training to the legal community.”

About ACEDS:
The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), part of leading legal education provider The BARBRI Group, is the world’s leading organization for training and certification in eDiscovery. ACEDS provides training and certification to corporate legal departments, law firms, the government, service providers and institutions of higher learning. The 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 legal professionals at the largest Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 200 firms and government agencies. ACEDS has 28 chapters in major U.S. cities, the UK, Ireland, Canada, the Netherlands, and South Africa. Our goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with eDiscovery while helping to improve and verify their skills and advance their careers and overall technology competence in eDiscovery and related fields.

About Avansic:
Avansic is a leading provider of eDiscovery and digital forensics services to attorneys, litigation support teams, and business communities across the nation. Avansic takes a scientific approach to provide eDiscovery, digital forensics, data preservation, online review, and expert consulting services.

Avansic has its roots in academia, founded in 2004 by computer science professor Dr. Gavin W. Manes. Since then, Avansic has created a reputation as a trustworthy, reliable, and responsive specialist in eDiscovery and digital forensics, incorporating a unique approach to pricing to deliver expert services with a personal touch.  Learn more at Avansic.com.

Contact: Katie Saylor