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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - E-Discovery

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

May 01,2018

Posted on

Mar 25,2018

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Litigation Paralegal (E-Discovery) Duties: Reporting to the eDiscovery Manager, will work in a hands-on capacity to identify, preserve, collect, and analyze electronically-stored information. Perform eDiscovery work utilizing defined procedures and tools. Manage and oversee electronic data document collections from on premise repositories and cloud-based services. Search and filter collected data per instructions. Recommend refinements to searches when appropriate. Analyze data as required using computer assisted review technologies. Communicate with data custodians and requesters as necessary. Collaborate with in house counsel, outside counsel, external vendors, and other internal IT groups. Handle exceptions that occur during the performance of technical work (20%). Identify technical exceptions occurring in a variety of software tools. Contemplate a variety of technical solutions using eDiscovery and IT skills, expertise, and creativity. Collaborate with eDiscovery management, requesters, internal IT resources, and others to ascertain the appropriate solution. Be accountable for the resolution of technical exceptions.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate of Arts Degree and 2+ years of litigation paralegal experience with a law firm or corporate legal department. Paralegal certificate. 1+ year of hands-on eDiscovery experience. Understanding of the litigation lifecycle and its impact on eDiscovery. Ability to hold work processes and activities confidential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Strong analytical, organizational and verbal skills. Flexibility for occasional overtime and travel. PREFERRED: Experience working with various email archiving platforms (O365, E-Vault, Mimecast/Proofpoint, etc.), and eDiscovery Software (Clearwell, Legal Hold Pro, Relativity, etc.). 3+ years hands on experience or working knowledge of IT security, operations, and technical support. Experience conducting training for eDiscovery tools and/or concepts.

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Hiring Coordinator
311 S. Wacker Dr.
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60606