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TRU Staffing Partners

February 03, 2016 08:05 ET

TRU Staffing Partners Announces 2016 Scholarship Program

TRU Staffing Partners and Top Educational Institutions Bring Sought-After Training and Education to Job Candidates in the Legal Technology Industry for the Fifth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2016) -  TRU Staffing Partners, an award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in the e-discovery, litigation support and cybersecurity space, today announces leading institutions Georgetown University; LitWorks™, a DTI Company; and ACEDS are all offering scholarships through the 2016 TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship Program.

The program, which is designed to foster training and education for job candidates in the legal technology industry, is in its fifth year of operation in 2016. Over five years, the program has awarded over fifty scholarships, totaling over $80,000 in education.

Applications for the scholarships are currently being accepted at www.trustaffingpartners.com. The following opportunities are available:

LitWorks™, a DTI Company

  • Five full scholarships in 2016 to attend the Certified Litigation Support Professional program -- a five-day, instructor-led course
  • Three full scholarships in 2016 to attend the Certified Litigation Support Project Manager program -- a three-day, instructor-led course

Georgetown University Paralegal Studies Program - Arlington, VA

  • Two full scholarships to attend the 2016 Advanced Litigation & Trial Technology course -- a 32-hour, instructor-led course
  • Two full scholarships to attend the 2016 e-Discovery course -- a 32-hour, instructor-led course
  • Two full scholarships to attend the 2016 Legal Project Management course -- a 42-hour, instructor-led course
  • A 20 percent discount on any of these courses for applicants who do not receive a scholarship

Georgetown University Certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy - Washington, D.C.

  • One full scholarship to attend the 2016 Cybersecurity Strategy Courses -- 6 courses for a total of 108 hours. Courses include:
    • Making the Business Case for Cybersecurity
    • Threats, Vulnerabilities and Social Engineering
    • Leadership and Strategy in Cybersecurity
    • Technical Countermeasures and Risk Assessment
    • Managing Security
    • Applied Cybersecurity and Crisis Management
  • A 10 percent discount on the Certificate program for applicants who do not receive a scholarship

ACEDS

  • Five full scholarships for 2016 Certification Packages -- training offered online with an in-person exam; includes live training, study manual, ACEDS membership and certification exam with one free retake

"We are so proud to be bringing the fifth year of diverse and credible educational opportunities to the legal technology community and to be able to partner with Georgetown to offer the first cybersecurity scholarship to recipients of this program," states Jared Coseglia, president and founder of TRU Staffing Partners. "These scholarships provide a great opportunity for legal professionals to accelerate their career mobility and increase their compensation requirements. We are so thankful to our educational partners for providing the tools aspiring professionals need to be successful."

The application process is open today and will continue through February 29, 2016. The recipients will be announced on or around April 1, 2016. Education and training will be executed before the end of 2016. More information on this program, submission guidelines and application are available at www.trustaffingpartners.com.

If you are a technology company or educational organization that would like to participate in this program, please contact Andrew Brody, COO, at drew@trustaffingpartners.com.

About TRU Staffing Partners
TRU Staffing Partners (www.trustaffingpartners.com) was founded in 2010 by Jared Coseglia and is a nationally recognized, award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in the legal industry, with an emphasis on e-discovery, legal project management, data analytics, cybersecurity, information governance, privacy, legal sales and litigation support staffing. The company works with Am Law 200, Fortune 1000 and technology service providers to bring unparalleled, personalized career consulting and staffing services to the growing community of professionals working in legal technology. TRU sponsors an annual e-Discovery Scholarship Program, bringing much-needed education and training opportunities to the industry. The company has been recognized as a top recruiting firm for the past three years through several industry awards, including Best of The National Law Journal, Best of New York Law Journal and Best of Legal Times. 

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