eDiscovery and Litigation Support Paralegal

Houston, TX 77002

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 131833 Pay Range: $80,000-110,000 / year

Job Description

Regional firm located in downtown Houston is seeking a skilled Litigation Paralegal with experience in electronic discovery and litigation support to join their team. The ideal candidate will have experience working with platforms such as Relativity and Disco, and will be responsible for loading, producing, and reviewing documents. 
Benefits - 100% paid Parking - 100% paid Jean Fridays
Responsibilities: 
  • Collaborate with attorneys on various high-level litigation and case management tasks to facilitate the needs of clients including assisting in all aspects of legal research, drafting briefs, e-discovery and trial preparation for the life cycle of the case
  • Manage multiple electronic discovery projects using Relativity and Disco software in house
  • Track productions and manage data logs for productions to be loaded to e-discovery database for attorney review
  • Load and organize documents for review
  • Produce documents in compliance with legal requirements
  • Assist attorneys with document analysis and research
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams and external vendors
  • Manage court appearance calendars for 4 senior associate attorneys
  • Draft, serve, and file electronically with various courts
  • Request and substantively review medical records
  • Assist with trial preparation: prepare trial exhibits, notebooks, and maintain expert binders
Requirements:
  • Associates degree and paralegal certification desired
  • Proven experience working with electronic discovery and litigation support platforms thorough knowledge of the e-discovery process, including evolving standards created through case law, rules, and industry trends, and of e-discovery/litigation support services and technologies
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Knowledge of legal document management best practices
  • Some travel for mediation, arbitration and/or trial assistance
  • Ability to work with multiple attorneys across various offices W
The following benefits are paid at 100%:
  • Firm paid health (plus HSA funding or deductible reimbursement)
  • Firm paid parking or commuter fee
  • Firm paid long term disability
  • Firm paid life insurance Other benefits:
  • 5% salary contributions to a 401(k)
  • Jean Fridays
  • Generous PTO (that you can actually take)

Meet The Recruiter

Isabel Swanson
Senior Legal Recruiter

I began my career as a litigation paralegal and attended law school for one year. I realized that was not the career path I wanted to take, so I started working as a legal recruiter and have been loving it for the last twenty years!

I love working at Burnett Specialists and truly enjoy the relationships I have formed with my candidates, clients, and co-workers.

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