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ProfileEntry Level Litigation Paralegal The candidate coordinates and manages paper and electronic document collections, reviews and productions. Understands and utilizes rudimentary e-discovery and computer forensic concepts, such as preservation of data and chain of custody. Creates, implements and maintains organizational systems for discovery phase of litigation, including, document collection, review and production tracking logs, privilege logs, deposition material, and exhibit logs. Assembles exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, hearings, and trials.Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations, as necessary. Creates, implements and maintains case file and workroom organizational systems. Understands intermediate database concepts and terminology. Assists and coordinates automated litigation support projects through utilization of technology, including, database management software (web repository or in-house) and Case Notebook. Analyzes and reviews various documents as required by lawyers. Prepares documents, such as statistical charts and graphs. Performs litigation due diligence searches, obtains docket sheets and other court papers utilizing electronic means such as PACER. Utilizes legal research software such as Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis for case retrieval and citation reference. Communicates, corresponds and interacts with clients and outside entities, such as government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations and other law firms to gather information or data. Complies with department and firm administrative procedures and policies. Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned by the Paralegal Manager. Must have Bachelor's degree, 2+ years solid litigation experience and demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the litigation process and e-discovery.
Ropes & Gray LLP.
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199
Former Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017
The firm should focus on getting management training to handle difficult problems and issues. Members of the management team need to be more considerate of staff and employees. Management should take responsibility for issues and problems and deal with them and not try to blame employees and staff for them.Pros : A law firm in which the environment is composed of pleasant and knowledgeable staff and employees. The firm offers benefits to those working in the firm.