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Attendees, sponsors flocking to ACEDS conference for hot-button panels
PR Log - Mar 06, 2012 - Miami – The ACEDS Annual Conference on April 2-4 in Hollywood, FL is reaching new heights. With attendance running at twice the rate of 2011, the acclaimed ACEDS event is also setting new standards in the number of service and technology providers sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference.

Great beachfront venue at Westin Diplomat; Special rate ends March 21
The spectacular beachfront Westin Diplomat is the venue for the ACEDS extravaganza, which also offers 13 networking events, including 2 beachside receptions, 2 luncheons and 5 E-Discovery Knowledge Breakfasts, courtesy of 5 top e-discovery service providers. The special conference room rate of $249 expires on March 21, 2012. Sign up now to secure a special room rate at

46 sponsors and exhibitors in 2012, compared to 21 last year
With four weeks left, 46 firms have signed on to sponsor or exhibit, compared to a total of 21 last year. (See the listing below.)

46 experts, 22 panels in 2012, and 24 experts, 17 panels last year
The number of experts ACEDS is bringing to train the attendees is also nearly double, from 24 experts on 17 panels last year, to 46 experts on 22 panels now.

Conference program full of invaluable knowledge on crucial, risky issues
In addition to cutting-edge panels on predictive coding, lawyer e-discovery malpractice, and proper management of social media, the ACEDS conference will also provide expert training and tips on vexing subjects like:
•   How to manage contract lawyers and document reviews effectively and efficiently
•   How to use special masters to resolve vexing e-discovery problems
•   How to deal effectively with varying norms, languages and custodians in international cases
•   How to buy e-discovery products effectively and economically
•   How to avoid getting stuck with your opponent’s big e-discovery bills

New panel on imminent Florida e-discovery state rules
Because the Florida Supreme Court will soon issue new e-discovery state rules, ACEDS has added a special panel on this major development and is bringing Tampa attorney Kevin Johnson, Chairman of the Florida Bar rules committee that crafted the new rule, and past chair, Orlando lawyer Lawrence Kolin, to speak.

Register now while special rates last
Persons may register for the conference online at or contact Debbie Pelland, ACEDS Member Services Manager, at 786-517-2701, or email The conference brochure is available for download at

Companies and firms that will benefit from sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference may download the Prospectus for Sponsors and Exhibitors at For more information about sponsoring and exhibiting, contact Matt Dodge, ACEDS Senior Account Executive, at 786-517-2721 or e-mail

Five E-Discovery Knowledge Breakfasts Courtesy of:

Huron Legal
Kroll Ontrack

Top-Level ACEDS Conference Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Premier Sponsor
Kroll Ontrack

Diamond Sponsors
Deloitte FAS

Platinum Sponsors
Clearwell, Now a Part of Symantec
Hogan Lovells
Robert Half Legal

Other ACEDS Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors
@Legal Discovery
Advanced Discovery
BBA Technical Services, Inc.
BDO Consulting
C2C Systems
Capstone Advisory Group
Credence Corp.
Digital Intelligence
Digital WarRoom by GGO
Fios, Inc.
First Advantage Litigation Consulting
Legal Technology Staffing
NightOwl DMS
Pitney Bowes
Ricoh Legal
TechLaw Solutions
Terremark, a Verizon Company
Tracers Information Specialists
US Legal Support
Venio Systems
Wave Software
ZL Technologies, Inc.

Friends of ACEDS

Association of Litigation Support Professionals (ALSP)
Georgetown University Continuing Education Program
International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)
Legal Service Providers Association (LSPA)
LitigationSupportCareers.Com (LSC)
Masters Conference
National Bar Association (NBA)
Women in eDiscovery (WiE)

Media Partners

Litigation Support Today magazine
Paralegal Today magazine

(Accredited members of the media may obtain credentials to cover the conference and access to the rich members-only portions of, by contacting Robert Hilson, ACEDS Editorial Director, at 786-517-2714 or
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The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists, is for professionals who work in the field of e-discovery. ACEDS builds a community of e-discovery specialists for the exchange of ideas, training, best practices, and offers e-discovery certification.

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