E Discovery Law Clerk with Premier Firm

  • Cartel inc.
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Feb 13, 2018
Full time Law Clerk

Job Description

Job description
Position
E-Discovery Law Clerk

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Providing advice to clients and legal teams regarding E-Discovery techniques and technologies
• Preparing project estimates and budgets, when required, and advising on their reliability and margin for error
• Managing case-based teams including lawyers, paralegals and the regional E-Discovery resources to facilitate collaborative E-Discovery efforts
• Managing Legal Hold Notices or providing advice to clients and the legal team regarding preservation
• Identifying specific objectives for case projects and accurately assessing project requirements and scope, including the application of appropriate technology and resources. Preparing Project Plans where applicable
• Ensuring all projects have required documentation before commencement
• Conducting custodian interviews
• Preparing Collection Plans and overseeing collection processes where required
• Monitoring and tracking the status of all projects including those sent off-site, and providing regular project status reports to the team and the client
• Managing risk and reporting potential risks to the team and the client
• Conducting various quality control steps, as necessary, during the E-Discovery lifecycle
• Ensuring projects are completed within approved budget and timeline
• Working with EDM Team and IT staff to maintain and improve high availability of and disaster recovery strategies for database environments, including backup, restore, replication and fail-over methods where appropriate
• Preparing and reviewing activity, progress and performance reports of firm and hosted databases to ensure accurate, appropriate and effective use of data, including database definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines and eliminating data redundancy
• Communicating with EDM Team as appropriate in order to ensure the database integrity, security and availability
• Liaising with client, counsel and Review Team to create a line of communication in order to facilitate any and all needs for each project
• Liaising with E-Discovery Analysts to support end-users

QUALIFICATIONS
• Completed post-secondary degree in a related field
• Minimum 10 years of project management, case management or Law Clerk experience within the legal/E-Discovery industry
• PMP designation considered an asset
• Proficient with Relativity, Ringtail and other E-Discovery platforms
• Ability to interact confidently and competently with lawyers and clients
• Possess strong leadership skills and the ability to exercise diplomacy and resolve conflicts
• Strong problem-solving skills, including analysis and critical thinking
• Capacity to handle high-pressure situations and deadlines
• Ability to accommodate changing internal and external team requirements while maintaining database integrity
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to accommodate occasional travel and overtime

Practice Area(s)

E discovery law

Experience

10 years