Wave Software to Sponsor Lively Panel on eDiscovery Certifications at Masters Conference

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Judge will moderate panel of top providers of certification courses.

This eDiscovery Certifications panel is sure to deliver a spirited discussion between some of the legal industry certification course providers including the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists and the Organization for Legal Professionals.

Orlando-based Wave Software, a leading provider of early data analytics, electronic data discovery, and litigation project management technology for global corporations, today announces that it will sponsor a spirited discussion between some of the top legal industry certification course providers. As U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola moderates this discussion, panelists will illuminate the challenges and differences of e-discovery certification. The Masters Conference will be held October 3-5, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. and this session will occur at 4:30 PM on Monday, October 3.

The topic of e-discovery certifications has recently sparked intense discussion and debate in the legal community. Legal professionals have read about it in printed articles, legal technology blogs, LinkedIn Groups and more. This panel discussion is sure to deliver a spirited discussion between some of the legal industry certification course providers. Providers include the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), an international member organization that has developed the CEDS certification exam and the Organization for Legal Professionals (OLP), a non-profit entity that offers certification exams to establish core competencies.

U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola will moderate this panel. Judge Facciola is a member of the Sedona Conference Advisory Board and the Georgetown Advanced E-Discovery Institute Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Judicial Center.

Panelists include:

  •     Tom O'Connor, JD, a well-known discovery and litigation support expert, is representing the Organization for Legal Professionals (OLP). Mr. O'Connor is a nationally known consultant, speaker and writer in the area of computerized litigation support systems.
  •     Charles A. Intriago is representing the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). Mr. Intriago is President of ACEDS. Prior to starting ACEDS, Mr. Intriago launched the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and also served as Chief Counsel to the Legal and Monetary Affairs Subcommittee of the U.S. House Government Operations Committee, which oversaw the Department of Justice, Treasury Department, SEC, Federal Reserve, FBI and IRS.
  •     Allison Skinner teaches e-discovery at the University of Alabama School of Law and Thomas Goode Jones School of Law. She authored the "Teacher's Manual" for the only e-discovery casebook published by WEST. Ms. Skinner is founder of the American College of e-Neutrals, http://www.acesin.com, providing the world’s only directory of discovery neutrals for a digital age.

Each year the Masters Conference provides practical CLE education for lawyers from law firms and corporate legal departments and litigation support professionals that is delivered by experts with front-line experience. Masters Conference content is developed by an advisory cabinet of industry thought leaders. Attendees will gain practical knowledge, presented by peers, on current issues that can be applied immediately to everyday practice.

To register online for Masters Conference 2011, visit http://www.themastersconference.com.

More information on Wave Software can be found at http://www.discoverthewave.com. Follow Wave Software on Twitter and Facebook.

About Wave Software
Wave Software, based in Orlando, Florida, is a leading provider of early data analytics, legal hold, litigation support, electronic data discovery, and litigation project management software technology for global corporations. Wave’s flagship product, Trident Pro, provides the fastest, most accurate de-duplication, near-duplicate detection, regeneration and export of native and foreign language electronic files. Trident Pro software provides litigators in-house capability to cut down data sets to manageable amounts and then upload onto repositories for review and production. The company also offers Trident Lite and Trident Preview software. Wave Software won the 2008 Socha-Gelbmann Top Provider award, 2009 ITFlorida award and two LTN awards in 2009. For more information, visit http://www.discoverthewave.com.

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Rick Clark
Wave Software
Rick(dot)clark(at)discoverthewave(dot)com
321.231.1253

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