Trial Support Specialist

Fawkes IDM
Washington, DC
May 19, 2022
May 26, 2022
Full Time
Seeking a full-time eDiscovery and Trial Technology Specialist for a onsite position in Washington, DC Responsibilities:Manages eDiscovery projects; provides on-going advice on best and most efficient practices to process, review and manage dataDevelops project design specification in consultation with legal team; acts as primary contact for the legal team and vendors during the lifecycle of projects and assists the legal teams through all stages of litigation lifecycle for the projectsDevelops, monitors/maintains and provides comprehensive reporting to legal team, including project metricsReviews and loads data into litigation databases and troubleshoots errors/technical issues; troubleshoots litigation support applicationsServes as a technical liaison with vendors or the firm's Information Technology department to resolve issues; works with IT department team members to resolve technical problems related to litigation support and remote access issuesDefines business and technical requirements and develops and/or coordinates the development of specialized databases or programsLeverages resources of the entire firm to deliver an "in office"A' experience to those case teams travelling for trials, hearings, arbitrations, and mediationsUsing existing trial support standards and processes, coordinates the cross-functional delivery of all services to case teams, acting as the single point of contact for all IT questions, concerns and needsAssists with developing, meeting and following Trial Technology operating standards, practices, and procedures, including development and implementation of methods for measuring and reporting on achieving goals and objectives set by senior leadershipConsults, advises and assists attorneys, legal assistants and other case team members on trial preparation, ranging from identifying appropriate war rooms spaces to transporting IT trial materials to siteCreates, implements and maintains knowledge databases relevant to trials and presentation work including information about judges' preferences regarding IT set-ups, courtroom layouts, courthouse restrictions or requirements for the use of outside IT equipmentInvestigates and develops trial support best practices and advises case teams on implementing those practices, as well as evaluates and recommends trial technology toolsRequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred5+ years of trial technology experience in a professional services environment required; law firm experience preferredPrevious eDiscovery/litigation support or similar legal experience required, including previous experience working independently with clients and litigation teamsMinimum of three years' experience analyzing, configuring and implementing softwareDemonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including strong knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe Acrobat to include redacting and redlining expertise.)In-depth experience (use and troubleshooting) with litigation support software (Relativity, Concordance, IPRO, LiveNote, CaseMap, TimeMap, DTSearch, and other similar litigation support software), network environments, to coordinate technical resources for practice group support projects, including equipment, staffing and software/applicationsAbility to define requirements for litigation support and prepare ESI protocols and make recommendations for use; requires ability to develop related implementation plans, including developing specifications and time requirements for changes and/or developments in firm software and hardware applicationsKnowledge of various data storage methodologies, including effective methods for extracting information from source data using evidentially defensible methods; strategies for converting extracted data to reviewable form; various review methodologies and systems, including vendor-hosted solutions; and methods of effective electronic productionDemonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously while meeting deadlines and business objectives