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Litigation Support Specialist – Cleveland/Cincinnati

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  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • 2022-03-29

Our client was established in 1908, focuses on exceeding client expectations and delivering superior, customized legal solutions for an exceptional value. From offices in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, Columbus, New York, Washington, D.C., and Boca Raton, their attorneys handle cutting-edge, complex matters on a national basis across all practice areas, while retaining the work ethic, rates, and user-friendly attitudes reflective of the firm’s Midwest origins.

They are currently seeking a full-time Litigation Support Specialist employee in their downtown Cincinnati or Cleveland office. The Litigation Support Specialist is primarily responsible for managing evidence databases; supporting software applications such as Relativity, Trial Director and Law; training for attorneys and; general technical support for the office, the position will assist with managing and choosing vendors and technology; and consult on best practices for litigation support.

Functions:

  • Train and support litigation attorneys and legal assistants on litigation practice applications;
  • Consult with and advise attorneys, clients, and legal assistants about litigation support technology, e-discovery, electronic document preservation, and electronic document collection;
  • Backup to litigation support requests from other offices;
  • Work with IT staff to assist in implementing new technologies;
  • Apply Firm standards in both technology and practices as identified by the Director of Technology;
  • Assist users in determining specific database requirements;
  • Prepare RFPs for various cases/projects for vendors and make recommendations;
  • Provide support for imaging and electronic discovery litigation-related projects;
  • Promote the use of technical automation tools for litigation support and case management;
  • Evaluate current technologies used in litigation practice;
  • Attend litigation practice group and case team meetings;
  • Provide the necessary training and troubleshooting for lawyers, paralegals and other staff on the use of e-discovery applications;
  • Build and manage evidence databases;
  • Cull, filter, and de-dupe raw data and create load files for various applications;
  • Perform quality control measures to produce and error-free work product;
  • Maintain evidence using proper chain of custody and documentation.

The ideal candidate will have A Bachelor’s in a related field along with a minimum of 2 years litigation support experience is preferred. Experience with Relativity as a certified administrator or equivalent experience is required. Expertise in Relativity, Trial Director and LAW preferred. Previous experience working in a law firm or service industry is preferred. Must possess strong customer service skills along with the ability to prioritize and manage tight deadlines.

Our client offers an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401(k) with employer contribution, life insurance, short and long term disability plans, and a generous paid time off policy. Ulmer provides a hybrid schedule.