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TRU Staffing Partners, an award winning legal technology search firm representing talent and opportunities in the e-discovery, litigation support and cybersecurity space, today announces the recipients of the highly sought after 2015 scholarships for legal technology training and education.

The Scholarship Program Advisory Board, consisting of esteemed hiring managers and leaders in the field, anonymously assessed the applications based on key criteria: professionalism, written communication, technical aptitude, passion for the industry, and articulation of thought.

Recipients of the 2015 scholarships are:

LitWorks™, a DTI Company:

Full scholarships in 2015 to attend the Certified Litigation Support Professional program – a five-day, instructor led course:

  • Crystal Kilborn
  • J. Clay Smith
  • Ryan Ogren
  • Josh Aldrich
  • Carol O’Connell

Full scholarships in 2015 to attend the Certified Litigation Support Project Manager program – a three-day, instructor led course:

  • Christine Stansall
  • Grady Glover
  • Jannie Chang

Georgetown University Paralegal Studies Program:

Full scholarship to attend the 2015 Advanced Litigation & Trial Technology course – a 32-hour, instructor led course:

  • Angela Masciulli

Full scholarship to attend the 2015 e-Discovery course – a 32-hour, instructor led course:

  • Andres Crosetto

Full scholarship to attend the 2015 Legal Project Management course – a 42-hour, instructor led course:

  • Tiffany Johnson

ACEDS:

Full scholarships for 2015 Certification Packages – training offered online with in-person exam; includes live training, study manual, ACEDS membership, and certification exam with one free retake:

  • Tim Thames
  • Janet Bryan
  • Ian Deitz
  • Jose Talancha
  • Susan James

Suffolk-Flaherty Legal Tech Audit (LTA):

50 semifinalists have been awarded free access to take the professional edition of the LTA, the industry standard for evaluating how well timekeepers and staff use essential law practice technologies, such as Microsoft Word and Excel. The professional edition of the LTA is administered and managed by Cost Control, LLC.

“This is the fourth year we have proudly offered educational and career leveraging scholarships to the legal technology community,” stated Jared Coseglia, founder and president of TRU Staffing Partners. “We had a record-breaking amount of applicants this year, all of whom contributed thoughtful, passionate, and professional considerations. Thank you to our Board for carefully selecting this year’s winners. We also want to thank everyone who applied, encourage you all to apply again next year, and make a plea that your pursuit of continuing education does not stop here. Professional growth means constantly learning new things as well as refining the skills in your existing core disciplines. The best investment you can make is always in your education even if it does not monetize immediately. We encourage all non-recipients to take advantage of the programs (and discounts) offered by our scholarship partners.”

  • Anyone interested in additional education can receive a discounted rate for the Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) Certification Package offered by ACEDS. The CEDS Certification Package includes:
  • A one-year individual ACEDS membership
  • Access to live and recorded versions of CEDS Online Preparation training
  • A 145-page exam study guide
  • The CEDS exam (a discounted rate is available for those who need to retake the exam)

More information is available at http://www.aceds.org/about-ceds/. Use the purchase code “TRU2015” to receive your discounted rate.

If you are part of a technology company or educational organization that would like to participate in this program in the future, please contact Andrew Brody, TRU Staffing Partners COO. TRU welcomes future members of their scholarship portfolio and is actively looking for partners whose emphasis is cybersecurity, information governance, privacy, or data analytics education and certification.

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