eDiscovery Paralegal

Employer
Legal E
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
50K - 70K
Posted
Apr 17, 2018
Closes
Apr 18, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time

eDiscovery Paralegal - Civil Rights LOCATION: Washington, D.C. (metro-accessible) Mid-size law firm with a well-established and exclusive Civil Rights practice (plaintiff side) seeks an eDiscovery Paralegal to join their passionate, close-knit team.  The Paralegal will perform a variety of tasks in support of the firm’s Litigation and Compliance groups.  For seventeen years this firm has represented victims of discrimination and harassment as well as non-profits geared towards eliminating housing discrimination and expanding equal housing opportunities. No billable hours requirement.    RESPONSIBILITIES: >Interviews potential clients seeking representation >Conducts factual investigations >Reviews client and discovery documents >Works extensively with ediscovery software (firm uses XERA in conjunction with iConnect) >Assists in preparing legal briefs, client presentations, and trial preparation materials >Analyzes statistical data to assess disparate impact >Communicates with clients and witnesses >Attends strategy sessions, client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trials >Completes various administrative tasks QUALIFICATIONS: >At least three (3) years of professional office experience in a legal setting >Strong proofreading, cite-checking, BlueBooking, shepardizing, and legal filing skills >Experience using eDiscovery software (XERA or Relativity preferred), preparing court documents, and document / litigation management; experience with eDiscovery data processing and document management software preferred >Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements; knowledge of PACER and ECF filing procedures >Knowledge of LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Internet-based search engines >High attention to detail >Strong organizational / communication skills >Ability to work independently as well as in a team >Shares the firm’s commitment to the advancement and protection of civil rights Please submit your resume in Word format to sstrauss@mylegale.com.  If you know of someone who might be interested in this exciting opportunity please share this post with them. We look forward to hearing from you!

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