ACEDS affiliate BIA Protect achieves prestigious Gold Level status

Miami — The Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS), a BARBRI Professional Association, is pleased to announce that BIA Protect (BIA) is the association’s newest “Gold Level” affiliate member. This status allows BIA to leverage the full breadth of ACEDS education, training and professional development resources to enhance the overall electronic discovery skills and capabilities of its employees.

Among the ACEDS opportunities BIA and other ACEDS members access are leading-edge job tools, networking forums and opportunities, a best-practice-oriented community of professionals, and the exclusive preparation and exam for the career-enhancing CEDS professional certification.

BIA is a leader in the legal information management industry, with over a decade of experience helping companies, governmental agencies, and law firms successfully manage data for lawsuits, regulatory matters, and investigations. The company’s Professional Services teams provides defensible, affordable, and integrated solutions that address the entire litigation and regulatory lifecycle, from initial identification and collection through review, production, and presentation.

“BIA is one of the best kept secrets in our eDiscovery community,” says ACEDS Executive Director, Mary Mack. “This innovative and forward-thinking organization has grown significantly over the decades, and we look forward to continuing to provide its employees with the training, certification and networking opportunities to build upon their foundation of great communication and service to their clients.”

About ACEDS

The ACEDS Professional Association, part of leading legal education provider BARBRI, is a membership association committed to promoting and verifying eDiscovery skills and competence through training, education, and certification to organizations and individuals. The association’s goal is to help professionals and organizations reduce the costs and risks associated with eDiscovery, and realize the advantages of performing it effectively. ACEDS awards the Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS) credential, which is held by practitioners at Am Law 200 firms, government agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Justice Department, and some of the largest corporations in the world.

About BIA

Celebrating its 15th anniversary as an industry pioneer, BIA continues to set the standard for reliable, innovative and cost-effective eDiscovery services. Its customer-first focus has resulted in countless innovations copied widely across the industry today. From technical innovations like truly remote data collections and the first cloud-based, end-to-end eDiscovery platform to service revolutions like reusing data and coding across matters and hiring dedicated, full-time employees for document review, BIA consistently stands at the leading edge of the industry. Founded by legal and technology professionals, BIA provides the entire spectrum of eDiscovery services – including attorney document review – with minimal disruption to its clients’ daily business operations. To learn more, visit BIA at www.biaprotect.com or on Twitter at @biaprotect.