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TRU Staffing Partners and LIU Post Partner to Bring e-Discovery Bootcamp to Paralegals

Five-day, 35-hour course in e-discovery May 2-7

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Morgan Lyle,Assistant Director of Public Relations
LIU Post, Long Island University
516-299-4177

TRU Staffing Partners and LIU Post Partner to Bring e-Discovery Bootcamp to ParalegalsBrookville, N.Y. – A five-day, 35 hour course in electronic discovery, the process of identifying, evaluating and producing electronically stored data for use as evidence in court cases, will be presented at LIU Post May 2, 3 ,4 ,6 and 7, offering paralegal students as well as working paralegals, attorneys and the public expertise in an emerging aspect of the legal field.

TRU Staffing Partners, a leading search firm representing talent and opportunities in the e-discovery and litigation support space, and LIU Post, whose Paralegal Studies certificate program offers an ABA-approved blended classroom/online program that enables students to meet personal and professional responsibilities while fulfilling certificate requirements, today announced a partnership to bring an e-Discovery Bootcamp to aspiring legal professionals. The course is designed to give students a broad overview of the litigation lifecycle coupled with practical hands-on experience and exposure to basic processing, hosting, and producing of data.

The five-day course will teach common best practices and workflow techniques for electronic data manipulation and analysis. It will familiarize students with the essentials of e-discovery project management.
The students will learn: 
    • The evolution of litigation support 
    • The role and expansion of EDRM and the litigation lifecycle 
    • Information management 
    • Identification and categorization of relevant data 
    • Preservation and collection 
    • Data processing, review and analysis 
    • Document review and managed review 
    • Production and presentation of information • How to leverage e-discovery knowledge professionally

Instructors for the course will include: Kara Buzga – Paralegal Supervisor in the New York office of Mayer Brown Nick Eglevsky –Litigation Support Manager for Kelley Drye and Warren Jared Coseglia, President, TRU Staffing Partners and other leading industry professionals. In addition to teaching, Buzga and Eglevsky will work closely with TRU President, Jared Coseglia and Dr. Judith Mathers Maloney at LIU Post on curriculum development.

“This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for emerging e-discovery professionals to be taught by actual hiring managers in the industry,” stated Jared Coseglia, president of TRU Staffing Partners. “The curriculum is being specifically designed to give students exposure to practical skills needed to break in to the business. For any paralegal or legal assistant looking to transition into the e-discovery space, this course will give you the foundation necessary to begin considering a new career path.”

“The e-Discovery Bootcamp will be a valuable opportunity for students in the LIU Post Paralegal Studies program to gain specialized knowledge about a segment of the paralegal profession that is becoming more important all the time,” said LIU Post Director of Paralegal Studies Dr. Judith Mathers Maloney. “Their career options and earning power will increase.”

This program is included in the TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship Program where LIU Post is offering the following: 
    • At least one full scholarship to attend the e-Discovery Bootcamp will be available to the chosen participant who completes a full application to LIU Post’s Paralegal Studies program and is admitted to the program. 
    • A 20 % discount on the e-Discovery Bootcamp to anyone who completes a full application to LIU Post’s Paralegal Studies program and is admitted to the program, but is not selected for a scholarship. 
    • A 20 % discount on the e-Discovery Bootcamp is available to "new alumni," that is, LIU Post Paralegal Studies Program graduates from 2012 through 2013 (verification required).

To qualify for LIU Post’s Paralegal Studies Program applicants must have a minimum of 60 college credits (18 of which must be in general education), or an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. A completed application to the LIU Post Paralegal Studies Program (including a personal statement); official university transcripts; and two letters of reference will be required for consideration.

To apply, visit: http://cwpostliu.rxschool.com/cwpostliu6127

About LIU Post
LIU Post’s Paralegal Studies program received American Bar Association approval in 1987, in recognition of its “high quality paralegal education and training and the development of educational standards.” Open to prospective students who hold a bachelor’s or associate degree or have 60 credits or more from an accredited institution, the full-time day program can be completed in as little as three months and the part-time evening program can be completed in about seven months. In 2012, the Paralegal Studies program adopted a blended format, in which students combine classroom learning with online study. For more information on the ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Program at LIU Post, visit www.liu.edu/post/paralegal.

About TRU Staffing Partners
TRU Staffing Partners (www.trustaffingpartners.com) was founded in 2010 and is a leading search firm representing talent and opportunities in the legal technology industry, with an emphasis on e-discovery, forensics, and litigation support staffing. The company works with the Am Law 200, Fortune 1000, and with e-discovery service providers to bring unparalleled personalized career consulting and staffing services to the growing community of professionals working in e-discovery. 

Posted 02/15/2013

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