• eDiscovery Paralegal

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Job ID
    2018-2752
    Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Evolver is a technology company serving the Federal, Commercial, and Legal markets that addresses client challenges in the present and transitions clients into the future by introducing efficient and effective IT solutions. Established in 2000, Evolver has successfully grown to be a trusted technology leader. Evolver’s efforts and growth have been recognized by leading publications and organizations, including Inc. 5000 for five consecutive years, and most recently “Future 50” from SmartCEO. With a dedicated focus on client satisfaction, Evolver has proven its value time and time again, from managing day-to-day operations to skillfully navigating the implementation and support of new technologies. Evolver’s core competencies are infrastructure, application development, cybersecurity, cloud, end-user support, data analytics and legal services.

     

    We believe our employees are key to our success and continued growth. We attract and retain our diverse workforce by promoting a work-life balance with generous and flexible time off, competitive compensation and benefits, and a commitment to professional development. When you join Evolver, you join a community of talented and dedicated individuals whose abilities, skills, and actions contribute to the success of the company.

     

     

    Evolver Legal Services is seeking a Discovery Paralegal -Mid to work in Washington, DC. 

     

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

     

    Responsibilities include:  Join the team in support of an internal legal unit handling Government prosecutions.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Active Top Secret Clearance with SSBI
    • Two or more years of litigation paralegal experience with trial experience
    • Successful completion of at least one year of study at an ABA-accredited law school.
    • One or more years of progressively more responsible experience performing privilege and other substantive reviews on litigation support projects. Comparable combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
    • One to two years of progressively more responsible experience reviewing electronic and paper materials for privilege on litigation support projects involving paper documents and electronic files, including proven capabilities at
    • Using an eDiscovery review platform (e.g., Clearwell, Relativity) to accurately identify and redact privileged information;
    • Researching and drafting responses to interrogatories;
    • Productively communicating and driving litigation projects forward with clients and/or attorneys.
    • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated excellent computer skills in MS Office Suite Products, document review and file management systems, and imaging.

    Technical Requirements (required and desired)

    • Shall analyze and interpret requests from customers
    • Shall research, locate, and gather material responsive to DMS requests including conducting outreach and informal interviews to respond to document requests and interrogatories
    • Shall assist in preparation of declarations
    • Shall scan paper materials to save as an image file (e.g., .PDF)
    • Shall conduct responsiveness reviews of both ESI and paper materials
    • Shall conduct legal privilege reviews using Symantec Clearwell, Adobe Pro with Redax, or other document review platforms provided by the FBI
    • Shall analyze documents and proficiently apply deletion codes to diverse types of privileged information
    • Shall review the work of peers for accuracy and provide constructive edits to ensure quality and thoroughness of review and processing
    • Shall support effective teams to foster teamwork and planning and decision making
    • Shall organize and maintain accurate records of assigned requests. This includes keeping detailed case notes, utilizing discovery plans, using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and entering case information into appropriate databases
    • Shall prepare electronic and/or paper releases for release to customers
    • Shall provide a high degree of professionalism and customer service in all interactions with DMS customers
    • Shall prioritize and schedule projects to accomplish objectives
    • Shall represent the FBI in challenging situations
    • Shall coordinate classification reviews with subject matter experts
    • Shall maintain close collaboration of projects with Discovery team members
    • Shall serve as consultant to government employees regarding privilege application and document production;

    Training and Certifications (required and desired)

     

    • Active Top Secret Clearance with SSBI
    • Two or more years of litigation paralegal experience with trial experience
    • Successful completion of at least one year of study at an ABA-accredited law school.

    EOE Statement

    At Evolver, we foster teamwork, growth, individuality and entrepreneurialism. We value employee opinions and encourage them to make a difference by getting involved and being thought-leaders. As a part of the Evolver team, we actively promote a working and learning environment that supports a highly qualified workforce and a quality of work life that is based on trust and respect for all employees resulting in a healthy and trusting organizational culture.

     

    Evolver, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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