Senior Litigation Paralegal/Lit Support

Summary

ESI Attorneys, a fast-paced boutique ediscovery and information law firm, is seeking a career Litigation Paralegal with eDiscovery litigation support experience who is a responsible and proactive professional willing to take a leading role in supporting the firm. The Paralegal will assist ESI Attorneys with a broad range of litigation matters and regulatory investigations for our clients across the country and in multiple industries. Our approach is strategic and client-focused.

Our ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years of Paralegal experience helping manage all facets of the litigation and ediscovery life cycle. Candidates must have a demonstrated track record providing case management on large complex matters, with a thorough understanding of the ediscovery process and high level of proficiency.

This position will be responsible for managing day to day aspects of the ediscovery process as support for our discovery counsel role, researching software tools, acting as an extension of our attorneys to clients, overseeing research and analysis provided by the team, as well as the preparation of legal documentation.. The position is responsible for managing and developing processes utilizing the firms’ case management software to track and ensure quality and accuracy; developing best practices, responding to escalated issues, and providing direct support to senior leadership as needed. The candidate must demonstrate flexibility to handle a wide variety of tasks and should excel in time management, have experience with litigation support and ediscovery.

This position is at our office in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, at the base of the Rocky Mountains. We believe in quality of life while creating immense impact for our clients. We are looking for an incredible human to join our team who loves people and the law.

 

Essential Experience and Qualifications

Our ideal candidate has all of the following:

  • 10+ years litigation paralegal experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
  • Proficient with Mac computers and software including Office 365, project management tools and legal research including Westlaw.
  • Superb project management skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Detailed knowledge of the litigation process, rules and jurisdictions
  • Experience using ediscovery review platforms and knowledge of the stages of ediscovery as set out in the EDRM
  • Ability to collect using Harvester or other mobile platform from O365, Google Apps, web-based email services, Microsoft Exchange and mobile devices
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to be able to converse with clients on the phone and in written communications
  • Experience loading data into, setting and managing databases on multiple ediscovery platforms
  • Potential interest in forensics and desire for additional education to grow skills
  • Positive, personable, strong interpersonal skills, and an upbeat “can do” attitude
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely well organized and detail-oriented
  • Proactive with successful time management skills to perform multiple tasks and manage concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to review, evaluate and summarize large volumes of information quickly and accurately
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships internally and with clients
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to perform well under stringent deadline pressure
  • Proactive — identifies issues and finds solutions to recommend
  • Someone who exudes professionalism in all areas of their life

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with legal research, fact-checking, cite-checking and investigation
  • Manage deadlines, details and processes associated with ediscovery
  • Draft case law summaries, research rules and interface with court clerks
  • Set up cases in review platform, organize and cull data, set up witness notebooks, create privilege logs, and overall database management
  • Provide case management support and document control for complex litigation cases
  • Provide support on managed review
  • Assist with collecting emails, documents, and other data for discovery
  • Help with deposition preparation, witness interviews and case-related research
  • Develop and maintain good client relations
  • Draft summaries and other data for use in ediscovery process
  • Assist on the entirety of case
  • Assist with ad hoc duties for any given matter

Must have reference from current employer or client (or immediate past employment if unemployed currently) that you are willing to share together with two former references. Your references must have worked with you directly and will be able to speak to your substantive and personal contributions.

***Please note that due to the sensitive nature of our business, our company requires that all qualified candidates pass a criminal background check and sign a confidentiality agreement.***

We seek exceptional employees who want to become a part of our practice on all levels, to help us expand, challenge our limits, and push us to grow into the future. We offer a competitive salary with growth potential for the right candidate. If you are motivated by job challenges and personal growth and see the future of how ESI is changing the practice of law, then ESI Attorneys may be the place for you..

If you feel that you meet the requirements and would like to apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and references to jobs@esiattorneys.com. Your cover letter should include a detailed explanation of your experience and how you fulfill what we are looking for in an attorney.