Our industry has a wide range of professional organizations that promote and establish best practices, offer conferences & tradeshows, educational opportunities and networking. Here’s a list of a few of them you may want to check out:
Association of Litigation Support Professionals
The Association of Litigation Support Professional is the only organization that comprises the full range of the litigation support industry. ALSP strives to develop a coalition of cross-functional litigation support team members capable of supporting globally accepted standards and certification, mentoring and community-building across all sectors of the field.
Women in E-Discovery
Since its inception in 2007, the Women in eDiscovery has grown internationally to over 3,500 members with new members from all over the world joining daily. At present time, there are over 20 Chapters with regular meetings with new Chapters forming monthly.
The American Society of Digital Forensics & eDiscovery (ASDFED)
ASDFED is a not-for-profit organization – 501(c)3 and is dedicated to the advocacy, education, research, and distribution of information related to digital forensics and electronic discovery best practices. ASDFED accomplishes these goals through multiple avenues, including conferences, online forums, publications, electronic newsletters, training programs, and workshops.
For over three decades, the International Legal Technology Association has led the way in sharing knowledge and experience for those faced with challenges in their firms and legal departments. Through delivery of educational content and peer-networking opportunities, we provide members information resources in order to make technology work for the legal profession.
For over 60 years, AIIM has been the leading non-profit organization focused on helping users to understand the challenges associated with managing documents, content, records, and business processes. AIIM was founded in 1943 as the National Microfilm Association and later became the Association for Information and Image Management. AIIM is also known as the enterprise content management (ECM) association.
ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on managing records and information – paper and electronic.
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world’s largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Project Management Institute
PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than half a million members and credential holders in 185 countries. Our worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by our globally-recognized standards and credentials, our extensive research program, and our professional development opportunities.