eDiscovery and Litigation Support Specialist

Details

Section:
Administration
Position Number:
LAA-00589-1/24
Salary Range:
$56,028.00 - $84,000.00 Yearly
Apply By:
Monday, January 22, 2024, 11:59 pm
FLSA:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
Job Location:
1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 - Hybrid Work Options Available
Release Date:
Thursday, January 11, 2024
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Position Type:
Classified
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If you’re looking for an opportunity where you can apply your legal experience in a public service environment, this position as eDiscovery and Litigation Support Specialist may be the job for you. The Litigation Support team is seeking a professional with experience supporting legal teams in case management processes, document review, e-Discovery, and court rooms. If you’re interested in work supporting diverse and important legal issues, while enjoying a healthy work/life balance, apply today!

This position is open only to Colorado state residents.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

The eDiscovery and Litigation Support Specialist performs work across the DOL to support litigation teams in the areas of project management, electronic discovery (data ingestion, database design, review workflows, searching, analytics and document production), consultation, trial equipment set up, and general issues that relate to legal technology, ensuring work of teams is efficient and effective. Duties include:

  • Providing consultative and support services to litigation teams, including attorneys, paralegals, and investigators related to eDiscovery;
  • Providing information technology and data management advice and guidance by consulting with legal teams to determine which solutions will work most efficiently and effectively for their specific case needs;
  • Managing and overseeing litigation support projects and trial presentation systems;
  • Researching and assisting with the purchase, acquisition and implementation of various litigation support (including eDiscovery tools/ platforms, document management, and legal research software and project-related tools;
  • Researching  legal technology trends, analyzing various products and services to recommend to the Litigation Support Lead and Litigation Support Supervisor;
  • Developing and implementing electronic discovery data and review solutions by providing guidance on best practices for discovery planning and implementation, document processing and storage, data filtering tools, site configuration, workflow management, search tools and techniques, and production of documents;
  • Managing and overseeing the preparation and results of legal productions within multiple eDiscovery platforms; and
  • Educating and training legal staff on technologies and resources available within the department.


Salary note: Although a salary range is listed, salary will be set commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and in compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
 
Minimum Qualifications and Substitutions: 

  • Six years of experience in a professional legal or technical role assisting with litigation support tasks, such as participating in legal team meetings to determine requirements, assisting with document review and electronic storage requirements, or managing eDiscovery and/or litigation support related software. This experience must include providing support to multiple team members.

OR

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in legal studies, business, information technology, computer information systems, or other related field; AND
  • Two (2) years of experience in a professional legal or technical role assisting with litigation support tasks, such as participating in legal team meetings to determine requirements, assisting with document review and electronic storage requirements, or managing eDiscovery and/or litigation support related software. This experience must include providing support to multiple team members.

OR

  • A Master’s degree in public administration or CIS,  or a Juris Doctorate (JD) or a closely related field AND
  • One year of experience in a professional legal or technical role assisting with litigation support tasks, such as participating in legal team meetings to determine requirements, assisting with document review and electronic storage requirements, or managing eDiscovery and/or litigation support  related software.

OR

  • A combination of course work in legal studies, business, information technology, computer information systems, or other related field; AND experience assisting with litigation support tasks, such as participating in legal team meetings to determine requirements, assisting with document review and electronic storage requirements, or managing eDiscovery and/or litigation support related software totaling six years of full-time experience/education.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Experience utilizing eDiscovery review platforms, such as Relativity, Everlaw, or iPro
  • Understanding of the EDRM lifecycle
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience as a paralegal or similar legal professional
  • Experience assisting with process innovation/ improvement in a professional setting
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of the litigation process
  • High technical aptitude and demonstrated ability to learn new systems and software
  • Ability to communicate in both technical and legal terms, including the ability to serve as a liaison
  • Experience utilizing case management systems, such as ProLaw
  • Experience utilizing legal research platforms, such as Westlaw

Required Competencies: 

  • Critical thinking and analysis skills, including the ability to make decisions based on unit procedures and applicable laws
  • Time management skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and consistency of all work product
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively on a team

Conditions of Employment:

  • Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.
  • This position will be eligible for hybrid work. The position will be required to be in the office a few times per week. Ideally, the position will work 2 days in office and other days remotely, with flexibility to be in office as needed.

 

Please view the full job announcement for more information, including information about compensation and benefits, and to apply online.

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