OLP Offers eDiscovery Project Management Certificate Program

With the explosion of the legal field's eDiscovery process, little, if any, formal training in the arena exists. OLP offers a comprehensive 5 month, 8 course, online, interactive certificate program taught by top icons in the industry.
Herb Roitblat Ph.D.
Herb Roitblat Ph.D.
Nov. 27, 2012 - PRLog -- According to recent surveys, 70 percent of law firms reported an increase in workload for their litigation support and e-discovery departments in 2012. The industry is expected to reach $7.2 billion by 2017 (240% total growth).

To meet the need for formally trained eDiscovery professionals, OLP (Organization of Legal Professionals), http://www.theolp.org  a leader in online, interactive training and certification exams, will launch its eDiscovery Project Management Certificate Program covering key principles along with practical instruction in legal project management with an emphasis in eDiscovery.

The five-month, 8 course rigorous program connects students with foremost leading experts.  Jennifer Swanton, Esq., eDiscovery Project Specialist for Medtronic, heads up the program.  “Formal education in eDiscovery is rare,” she says,” OLP has the resources, background and experts to successfully train experienced attorneys, litigation support professionals and paralegals in a comprehensive, on-target program.”

The program only accepts 15 students.  Two programs start December 4, 2012 and February 26, 2013.  Topics include: Legal Project Management; EDRM; International eDiscovery; Risks and Cost Controls; Information Governance; and other areas. It is taught by known experts including  Doug Mitchell (Partner, Boies Schiller), Linda Klein, Esq., (Managing Partner, Baker Donelson, Georgia offices; Past President, Georgia State Bar Association), Herb Roitblat, Ph.D.,  Jennifer Swanton, Esq.,  Paul Easton, (Legal Project Management Specialist), Michael Feldman, MetLife, (Forensics Expert); and Dr. Gavin Manes, among others.

About OLP

OLP, a nationally-recognized leader in providing high-quality continuing legal education programs and certification exams to legal professionals throughout the United States, focuses on the hottest topics and latest trends in eDiscovery and Litigation Support. OLP offers its programs in a variety of convenient formats, including live web casts, online streaming audio, customized training programs and on-demand recordings. Contact 760-610-5462, chere.estrin@theolp.org for more information.

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