The Scholarship Program Advisory Board, consisting of industry experts and AmLaw 200 hiring managers, came together to anonymously assess the applications based on key criteria such as professionalism, written communication, technical aptitude, passion for the industry, and articulation of thought.
The recipients awarded the scholarships are:
DTI/LitWorks Certified Litigation Support Professional Program
Rodney Lumpkins – Atlanta, GA
Melissa Francisco – Washington, D.C.
Andridia Mapson - Washington, D.C.
DTI/LitWorks Certified Litigation Support Project Manager Program
Janice Hollman – Portland, OR
Margaret Sullivan – Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey Smith – Atlanta, GA
Georgetown University Paralegal Studies Program e-Discovery Course
Reginald Flowers – Summer Program
Georgetown University Paralegal Studies Program Legal Project Management Course
Denyse Gil – Fall 2012 Program
Georgetown University Paralegal Studies Program Advanced Litigation & Trial Technology Course
Jigna Dalal – Summer Program
Andrew Hoenig – Summer Program
In addition, eDiscovery Journal has selected two of the recipients to document their entire experience with the training they receive on the eDiscovery Journal blog - http://ediscoveryjournal.com/
“This has been a tremendously rewarding experience for TRU, and we look forward to watching the program grow extensively in 2013,” stated Jared Coseglia, president of TRU Staffing Partners. “The enthusiasm from our applicants is echoed by paralegal institutions and e-discovery companies throughout the country. We anticipate being able to provide five times the amount of scholarship opportunities next year and in over four additional cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco. Additionally, we are participating with several institutions in the creation and development of e-discovery curriculum and deployment for the 2013-14 school years.”
TRU Staffing Partners launched the Scholarship Program earlier in 2012 and received almost 100 applications from 16 different states for this first set of training and education programs.
If you are a technology company or educational organization that would like to participate in this program, please contact Andrew Brody, TRU Staffing Partners COO, at email@example.com.
About TRU Staffing Partners
TRU Staffing Partners (http://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.
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