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Litigation Support Analyst:

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, a dynamic 250+ attorney Denver based law firm, seeks a hands-on litigation support/electronic discovery professional to provide support of litigation technology. This position requires an in-depth understanding of the litigation lifecycle, litigation technology, and electronic discovery.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, be a team player and will be responsible for assisting firm-wide attorneys with litigation technology support and projects, be organized and flexible, be able to work in a fast-moving and challenging environment, be able to manage time efficiently and think critically and proactively with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on litigation technology support, including projects such as database creation and maintenance; importing images, data, and transcripts into databases; exporting data; reformatting and converting data; and scanning, OCR, and coding.
  • Format and process data for legal review using electronic discovery software tools and technology.
  • Perform searches and manage the technical administration of document reviews.
  • Produce data to outside parties in compliance with governing production specifications.
  • Burn CD/DVDs and perform batch printing processes.
  • Consistently adhere to departmental standard operating procedures and quality-control workflows.
  • Timely and accurately completes all required documentation relating to client activities.
  • Assist attorneys and case teams with trial preparation and setup of war rooms.
  • Provide training to legal professionals on the use of litigation support applications.
  • Troubleshoot litigation support applications and databases.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two to five years of litigation support experience, preferably in a law firm environment.
  • Working knowledge of the litigation process and a strong understanding of the use of technology to support litigation efforts, with an emphasis on discovery, document production, electronic document management, coding and scanning procedures, and trial support.
  • Experience utilizing and administering litigation technology platforms and databases, such as Relativity, Summation, Concordance, IPRO, LAW Pre-Discovery, West Case Notebook, CaseMap, TextMap and Trial Director/Sanction.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of personnel, including Firm clients, lawyers, paralegals, managers and technical support personnel.
  • Ability to analyze incoming electronic data to determine appropriate processing requirements.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and carry out multiple related activities.
  • Strong analytical skills; detail-oriented; effectively execute and manage projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability and a willingness to learn new skills and take on new challenges.
  • Administrative experience with Relativity (RCA) strongly preferred.
  • A general understanding of PC hardware, peripherals, databases, and networking necessary.
  • SQL experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
    If this opportunity sounds like a fit for you, please send your cover letter and resume to the Brownstein Staff Recruiting Manager, Colleen Wheeler, via email at cwheeler@bhfs.com.

Litigation Support Project Manager:

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, a dynamic 250+ attorney Denver based law firm, seeks a hands-on litigation support/electronic discovery professional to provide support of litigation technology. This position requires an in-depth understanding of the litigation lifecycle, litigation technology, and electronic discovery.

The Litigation Support Project Manager is responsible for independently planning, managing and coordinating all litigation support aspects of multiple complex matters as assigned by the Director of Litigation Support.  For every matter that employs litigation support tools and services, the Project Manager is the primary point of contact for case team attorneys, paralegals, litigation support team members and vendors involved with the case.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently plan and manage all litigation support activities associated with matters assigned by the Director or Litigation Support Manager.
  • Run project planning meetings for litigation teams determining requirements, schedules, deliverables and quality standards.
  • Develop litigation support service budget estimates and advise legal teams on issues affecting approved budgets and timelines.
  • Serve as the primary case team and client liaison for the collection, processing, hosting, review, and production of data maintained in internal and external repositories.
  • Plan and oversee quality testing of data deliverables including fielded data, metadata conversions and images.
  • Manage the timeliness of vendor services (if necessary) and monitor negotiated schedules and budgets.
  • Coordinate the set up and maintenance of in-house processing and review projects.
  • Coordinate or perform in-house data management activities such as data processing, loading into database applications, image loading into imaging viewing applications, building production subsets, and other database maintenance; assist with analyzing and testing new versions of litigation support software; troubleshoot litigation support applications and databases if necessary.
  • Provide operational briefings to the Director or Litigation Support Manager.
  • Independently plan and manage other projects as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five plus years of project management experience in a litigation support environment.
  • Experience with Relativity, technology assisted review tools, electronic discovery processing systems, ECA tools, TextMap, CaseMap, and MS Access preferred.
  • Experience with forensic data collection best practices and tools is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to advise all levels of personnel on complex technical issues.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to work with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment working under strict deadlines.
  • Flexibility to work overtime on short notice and ability to travel is necessary.
  • Administrative experience with Relativity (RCA) strongly preferred.
  • A general understanding of PC hardware, peripherals, databases, and networking necessary.
  • SQL experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
    If this opportunity sounds like a fit for you, please send your cover letter and resume to the Brownstein Staff Recruiting Manager, Colleen Wheeler, via email at cwheeler@bhfs.com.

Faegre Baker Daniels (CLICK HERE TO APPLY)

 Practice Group Staff Supervisor

 Job Description

Faegre Baker Daniels has an opportunity for a Practice Group Staff Supervisor to work in our Denver office. You will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to supervising the support staff within the assigned practice group(s). This position will work with other talented individuals who share a passion for doing great work in the best interest of our clients.

What you would do in this job:

  • Provide leadership, direction, motivation and coaching to support staff
  • Make recommendations as it pertains to assignment changes, staffing decisions and workflow processes and efficiencies
  • Interview and select candidates for open positions and oversee the on-boarding process
  • Review support staff timesheets, oversee work schedules and manage overtime to ensure consistent standards and adherence to policies
  • Establish effective and positive relationships with lawyers, paraprofessionals and staff, and work with team members to determine workflow priorities
  • Maintain up-to-date practical knowledge of firm/group policies and procedures in order to assist, guide and instruct the staff and group
  • Demonstrate support of and commitment to the firm’s staffing model initiatives
  • Manage day-to-day LAA performance, address performance concerns and deliver feedback directly in a timely and constructive manner
  • Take ownership for performance evaluations and the determination of LAA performance ratings
  • Identify, coordinate and promote training sessions and development opportunities
  • Ad hoc projects, as assigned

Position Expectations

  • Strong commitment to client service
    • Demonstrated ability to listen, exercise sound judgment, build relationships, remain impartial and resolve conflict while maintaining the respect and dignity of all parties
    • Proven track record of valuing diversity, as well as the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
    • Cooperation and the ability to collaborate in a team, including cross-office
    • Ability to problem solve and use sound judgment
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Willingness to be flexible and adjust to a changing work environment
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, accurately prioritize work and understand when urgency is required
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Positive and professional demeanor

Company Benefits

  • Paid time for firm-sponsored volunteer events
    • On-site wellness and fitness programs
    • Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their field
    • Variety of health plan options, as well as dental and vision plans
    • Generous paid time off
    • Business casual attire

Requirements

  • 5+ years of legal administrative assistant experience, or equivalent law firm experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook

Company Description

Faegre Baker Daniels is dedicated to serving the legal needs of local, national, and international businesses. From offices in the United States, United Kingdom, and China, our staff of more than 1600 lawyers, consultants, paraprofessionals, administrative and operations professionals provide the expertise necessary to solve complex business challenges and work together to provide an exceptional experience for our clients.

Exempt / Non-Exempt Non-exempt

Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time

Number of Openings 1