TRU Staffing Offering Scholarships for Legal Tech Education

For the second year, the fine folks over at TRU Staffing Partners are offering scholarships to cover the costs of some great eDiscovery and legal technology education. If you’re looking to get some great education in this field, you may want to consider applying before the deadline of Feb. 15

According to the link above, the courses being offered are:

DTI/Litworks Certified Litigation Support Professional
Four-day course offering industry best practices learned through hands-on experience, networking with peers, and reviewing leading software tools. The course is designed for professionals with one to five years of litigation technology support experience or for litigation paralegals, document review attorneys and legal IT professionals.

DTI/Litworks Certified Litigation Support Project Manager
Three-day course that focuses on sharpening litigation support project management skills and techniques, with an eye towards building skills. Attendees receive practical resources and tools, including checklists and templates that can be immediately applied to daily work as a litigation support project manager.

Georgetown University SCS Paralegal Program – Advanced Litigation & Trial Technology Course
Covers the tools and thought processes that drive the use of technology in today’s litigation landscape. You will gain hands-on experience with tools such as Forensic Toolkit, Concordance, CaseMap, and TrialDirector; but more importantly you will learn how these tools create a more efficient and effective litigation workflow. The course will include lecture, hands-on work and course projects that will enhance your learning in this exciting field.

Georgetown University SCS Paralegal Program e-Discovery course

This course introduces key e-discovery concepts that paralegals will apply in most of the matters that they support. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on classroom exercises, and written assignments, students will learn how to spot critical e-discovery issues and how to best resolve them.

Georgetown University SCS Paralegal Program Legal Project Management Course
Students will first learn Project Management Fundamentals, and Project Management Planning and Controls and then how to apply concepts to legal scenarios via case studies in Collection Plans, Production Plans, Trial Preparation Plans, and eDiscovery Program “plans“. Students will create group project plans and present them to a panel of leading Litigation Support and eDiscovery professionals. The course will satisfy the education requirement to apply for the CAPM or PMP credential.

LIU Post Paralegal Studies Program Litigation Support/e-Discovery course
This brand-new course is designed to give students an in-depth perspective on the litigation support industry. Through discussion and hands-on application, students will be introduced to the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) and learn common best practices and workflow techniques for electronic data processing and analysis. The course will also familiarize students with the basics of e-Discovery Project Management. A group project allows students to apply their knowledge to a mock real-world scenario on the final day.

Bryan University e-Discovery Project Management Certificate Program
An online, real-time fully accredited 7 1/2 month intensive practical e-discovery project management curriculum taught by a nationally renowned faculty. The program utilizes a comprehensive prepare/collaborate/engage teaching model combined with practical experience handling digital data with state of the art e-discovery processing, search, review, and production software and tools. Click here for a downloadable pdf with course details.

Learn About e-Discovery
This program will help you to find the educationally valuable information that you need to grow in your understanding of electronic discovery. First, you will have a 30 minute phone call to discuss your learning objectives, how much time you have available each week to dedicate to learning more about e-discovery. You will be sent a dynamic customized learning plan that meets (or exceeds your learning objectives based on what you’d like to learn and how much time you have to spend on it. The plan includes Internet accessible blog posts, videos, presentations, articles, white papers and podcasts organized in a manageable order in order to maximize your learning experience.

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