Litigation Support Paralegal (Full-Time)

Litigation Support Paralegal (Full-Time)

Posted On: 08/01/2019

Reports To:
Litigation Support Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:
In accordance with the Management and Litigation Support policies of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, the Litigation Support Paralegal has the responsibility to complete the following duties:

  • Maintain current knowledge of available litigation support systems and software
  • Understand basic eDiscovery Analytics concepts and how to implement those technologies
  • Design, implement, update and maintain litigation databases and coordinate loading records
  • Provide support to lawyers regarding document searching, retrieval and reporting
  • Prepare and implement procedures and protocols for workflow, coding, trial books, appeal books, scanning and unitization, and affidavit of records
  • Assist with training Litigation Support staff on best practices, software use and other tasks, including creation of training plans and supporting material
  • Assist in evaluating and recommending service providers and products and ensure those projects meet expectations and stay on schedule
  • Prepare documents for production including coding, consistency checks, reporting and production exports
  • Supervise assignments using project management software and provide updates to lawyers
  • Coordinate tasks and provide instructions on print jobs, scanning, coding and all aspects of document production
  • Monitor job progress, making adjustments to ensure deadlines are met
  • Identify delays where additional resources may be required and discuss these with Litigation Support Manager
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities
  • Provide Paralegal support on all files, including:
    • Communication with lawyers and file management tasks
    • Document review (relevance, privilege, redactions)
    • Use advanced eDiscovery Analytics on all files to increase efficiency and optimize processes
    • Implement TAR, Clustering, Concept Searching and other technology on files as appropriate
    • Issue coding and creating chronologies
    • Creation of electronic trial books and preparation of appeal books and factums
    • Casemap, Timemap and Textmap support and file organization
    • Tracking and preparing undertakings and exhibit tables, including in electronic format
    • Transcript management, including issue coding of questioning transcripts and electronic linking of exhibits in the transcript, as well as assisting with transcript summaries
    • Assisting with trial and witness preparation

Education & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Previous experience with Litigation and eDiscovery, preferred.

Required Skills & Personality Traits for Success:

  • Aptitude to learn concepts and new tasks quickly
  • Meticulous, detail-oriented and top-notch accuracy in completion of work
  • Unwavering first-rate customer service
  • Personable, courteous, "can-do" attitude
  • Excellent team spirit, supportive of team mates, with flexible attitude is imperative
  • Work well under pressure
  • Self-driven with personal initiative
  • Able to work independently with little supervision

Do you have what it takes to succeed in this position?
Are you the right fit with our team?
Then please forward your resume with the subject line "Litigation Support Paralegal" by January 31, 2019 to [email protected]

Please note that, due to the volume of applications we receive, only successful candidates will be contacted.

For more information: humanresources@bdplaw.com