Litigation Support Coordinator / Palo Alto, CA

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Date Posted: 06-13-2018
 Litigation Support Coordinator Palo Alto, CA
 
Job Description:
The Litigation Support Coordinator  is responsible for advising the firm, its attorneys and its clients on preferred methods of organizing its practices and matters (i.e., Litigation, Antitrust, Securities). (S)He is responsible for identifying and assisting in the implementation of technologies that advance the cause of clients in specific matters and the firm and/or its practice groups in broader group-wide initiatives. The Litigation Support Coordinator acts in a consulting capacity and operates as a time-keeper. (S)He is expected to engage early in the life of matters, assess data and information needs, identify the most cost-effective process and technology solutions, assist in the acquisition and implementation of key technologies, and then effectively manage the delivery and successful use of those solutions.

The Litigation Support Coordinator advises on a wide variety of systems and technologies including, but not limited to, evidence management (e.g., documents / files / transcripts / images), electronic discovery (identification, harvesting, conversion and management), docketing, matter management at micro and macro levels, specialized databases and trial presentations. The person may also assist with practice and expert systems, intranets, extranets, and knowledge management and eBusiness initiatives.

Knowledge of the litigation process, law firms, and litigation specific software tools such as DISCO, Recommind, Relativity, CaseMap, Introspect, Concordance, Summation, and image capture and viewing systems (e.g., DocuLex, IPro).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Computer programming with tools such as Visual Basic, C++, HTML helpful
  • Knowledge of SQL, .net, XML, and Concordance CPL helpful
  • High familiarity with relational databases such as Microsoft Access, their design and use is required.
  • Must possess the ability to conceptualize and communicate to non-technical audiences the lifecycle of litigation information and data, determine the feasibility of automating matters, and implement recommended
  • Must understand various data storage methodologies; effective methods for harvesting information from those sources using defensible methods; strategies for converting harvested data to reviewable form; various review methodologies and systems, including vendor-hosted ASP solutions; and methods of effective electronic production.
  • Determining specific application requirements, manage the implementation of these requirements and, when necessary, learn new technologies that meet these requirements. 
  • Must be able to handle high stress situations and deal successfully with conflict.
  • Possesses strong presentation and communication skills in order to interact effectively with firm attorneys and their clients.
  • Experienced in the process of automating legal processes and must be able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel in a clear manner.
  • Possesses strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments.
  • Well-organized, attentive to detail, and willing to take ownership of client requests and his/her team’s success. (S)He must have a strong client-service orientation.
  • Local and out of town travel occasionally will be required.
Education:
 Bachelor’s Degree preferred or significant relevant experience.
Required Experience:
 Minimum two years (2) years experience with legal technologies, including at least (1) in an advisory capacity, preferably in a law firm environment.Project leadership experience required.Prior experience as an attorney or legal assistant highly preferred

To Apply: Please email your resume to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
 
Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
3050 Rue D'Orleans #317
San Diego, CA 92110
858-829-7747
cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
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