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Legal Staff Paralegal in Phoenix, AZ

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Company name

EPIQ Systems, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Phoenix, AZ

Date Last Verified

Aug 09,2017

Posted on

Jun 23,2017

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Profile

Senior Project Manager The candidate: Serves as the primary liaison with key client representatives and owns the service delivery relationship for assigned projects; Drives overall client satisfaction through effective coordination and communication of client deliverables; Works with clients to establish best practices which meet their needs and addresses any prioritization issues that may arise; Prepares project forecasts and work schedules for assigned projects and implements projects forecasts and work schedules prepared by the Client Services Director; Ensures client and project requirements are being met with the highest quality and accuracy through verification and communicating routinely with both the client and internal partners; Manages and reports to clients on project budget and financial status; Provides strategic and tactical guidance to deliver firm’s best practice for Client Services as well as cross-functionally within the e-discovery business unit; Consistently delivers proactive communication with clients and when client issues arises addresses those issues or expeditiously escalates to the Client Services Director; Ensures that an update to date record is maintained with regard to the status of all projects being worked on; Provides substantive oversight to client-specific projects on a day-to-day basis; Demonstrates leadership to both the client and internal partners, delivering project objectives professionally and with high quality; Instills confidence with the client and serves as a primary public face of firm’s high-quality service delivery offering; Sets stretch goals for personal and team accomplishment and works tenaciously to achieve those goals; acts with a sense of urgency; takes the initiative on actions; establishes metrics to monitor progress and measure success; maintains focus by avoiding or overcoming roadblocks. Engages with the clients, both internal and external, and their needs as a primary focus; builds a sustaining collaborative and productive relationship with clients; seeks to understand client situations, issues, expectations, etc.; takes appropriate action to meet client needs and address concerns; implements or utilizes methods to monitor and evaluate client feedback; appropriately meets client needs without jeopardizing business outcomes or results. Expresses thoughts, ideas and information in a clear and compelling manner; organizes thoughts logically and highlights the critical points; adjusts messaging appropriately to suit the audience; ensures understanding through active listening and seeking input from the audience; addresses and interprets questions and points from others with appropriate responses. Develops plans and goals that align with and support business strategies; translates objectives into action plans; identifies tasks critical to business success and allocates resources accordingly; effectively manages time to achieve success; handles multiple demands and competing priorities successfully; delegates appropriately. Identifies problems by detecting patterns or connections; researches and analyzes problems; determines alternative solutions and creates action steps to solve the problem; thinks and acts quickly and effectively in a variety of situations; solves the problem while maintaining a balance between the time invested, the amount of information needed and the magnitude of the problem; evaluates both the short- and long- term consequences of decisions. Uses appropriate interpersonal styles to persuade others to accept a position or initiative that results in action positively impact business results; assesses the current situation and adapts interpersonal style to suit the target audience; makes recommendations based on the desire to achieve a specific impact or effect or a course of action adopted by others; seeks mutually beneficial solutions; obtains cooperation from others, including those who are not direct reports. Clearly delegates both ordinary and critical tasks and decisions; shares responsibilities and decisions effectively; demonstrates trust in others to perform work assignments; allows others to complete tasks and decisions; establishes follow-up mechanisms to ensure delegated tasks are completely timely and effectively.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a solid understanding of eDiscovery and the litigation support industry which is typically a result of 4+ years of experience in project management positions with law firms, corporate legal departments or eDiscovery service providers. A solid understanding of database design and management, data processing activities and legal document review requirements is essential. Should have a bachelor’s degree. Must have a graduate degree such as a JD degree or Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
EPIQ Systems, Inc.
3255 E. Elwood Street
Suite 110
Phoenix, AZ 85034