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E-Discovery Project Coordinator

ALFA Trechs, Inc. Sacramento, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

ALFA Tech Consulting is a boutique legal services and consulting business located in Washington, DC. ALFA Tech Consulting has a strong permanent core staff of seasoned legal, public policy and business professionals

Job Description

The eDiscovery Project Coordinator is a senior level position and is responsible for coordinating technical aspects such as assisting with strategic and legal aspects for all assigned projects and matters involving electronic discovery. Serves as the primary point of contact throughout the discovery lifecycle, applying in-depth knowledge and experience to provide expert consultation and advice on technology and best practices. Consults with case teams to effectively develop and apply technical strategies, requirements and goals in order to develop and implement project plans, including data collection, processing, document review, document production and trial. Acts as the primary point of contact and liaison for electronic discovery issues between the legal team and the contractor(s) to ensure proper communication between the parties. Advises legal team on technology options to respond to specific discovery needs including but not limited to recommendations for products to perform early case assessment, document search, and document reviews in the most efficient, timely, and cost effective manner. Participates in legal proceedings, i.e. 26(f) conferences, prepares affidavits, and testifies as to the defensibility of the government’s eDiscovery process. Ensures standard procedures for electronic discovery and litigation support projects are consistently applied across the life of the case. Develops cost estimates and advises on maximizing efficiencies and cost reductions. Oversees the creation of statistical reports providing information on collection, filtering, processing, review and productions. Delegates appropriate workflow tasks, including data management, constructing search queries, processing, production and quality control. Coordinates efforts of others in response to discovery requests and provides regular reports and metrics as to the status of each phase of the project. Stays abreast of emerging electronic discovery litigation support technology and processes. Maintains current knowledge of available software applications and in area(s) of expertise. Conducts regular briefings on new technology and process improvements with regard to electronic discovery.

(b) Minimum 5 years’ experience providing eDiscovery services and litigation support on complex and large cases involving complex eDiscovery challenges. Must have demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Must possess detailed planning and organizational skills and have a thorough understanding of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM); especially data collection, review, analytics and production. Candidate must possess solid, broad knowledge of Information Technology infrastructures including networks and other sources of data. Prior knowledge and experience managing eDiscovery projects and related technologies required. Advanced experience planning eDiscovery efforts, managing client expectations, and working with clients to minimize their risk exposure. Must be proficient in a wide range of technologies and be knowledgeable as to eDiscovery industry “best practices” including an understanding of multiple tools and processes associated with large scale complex eDiscovery response. Must

establish compliance with all directives for secured handling of documents. Must have proven ability to work in a fast-paced production environment while maintaining proper priorities and scheduling on extremely tight deadlines. Must work as part of a team be able to manage complex relationships with all stakeholders. Must be well organized, a strong communicator, detail oriented, demonstrate good judgment, be confident working independently. Undergraduate degree and graduate degrees strongly preferred along with eDiscovery related technical certifications. Certification in eDiscovery program preferred. Substantial relevant experience may in some cases be substituted for degree requirement.

Case management and primary responsibility for all support to a particular case or cases from intake or collection, processing, review, production and/or trial

• Serves as the primary point of contact for assigned projects throughout the discovery lifecycle, applying in depth knowledge and experience to provide expert consultation and advice on technology and best practices

• Consults with case teams to effectively develop and apply technical strategies, requirements, and goals to develop and implement project plans, including data collection, processing, document review, document production and trial

• Advises legal team on technology options to respond to specific discovery needs including but not limited to recommendations for products to perform early case assessment, document search, and document reviews in the most efficient, timely, and cost-effective manner

• Ensures standard procedures for electronic discovery and litigation support projects are consistently applied across the life of the case

• Oversees the creation of statistical reports providing information on collection, filtering, processing, review, and productions

• Coordinates with others in response to discovery requests and provides regular reports and metrics as to the status of each phase of the project

• Stays abreast of emerging electronic discovery litigation support technology and processes

• Maintains current knowledge of available software applications and in area(s) of expertise

• Evaluating, importing and processing of electronically stored information in various native and image formats using litigation-specific applications and solutions (e.g. Ipro eScanit, IproEclipse, Relativity, LAW Prediscovery or NUIX)

• Assist with the hands-on file manipulation, loading, and conversion services. Creates and modifies files for upload into litigation applications, and performs individual file conversion in support of electronic file processing

• Perform quality assurance of all electronic file processing services

• Ensure that incoming productions are made pursuant to the applicable ESI specifications and when deficiencies are found, provides Litigation Support Manager with detailed notice of deficiencies

• Ensure that all exports for productions are made pursuant to applicable ESI specifications and/or the requirement of the requesting party or USAO personnel using the guidelines established by Litigation Support Manager

Qualifications

· Undergraduate degree and graduate degrees strongly preferred along with eDiscovery related technical certifications. Certification in eDiscovery program preferred.

Must be proficient in a wide range of technologies and be knowledgeable as to eDiscovery industry “best practices” including an understanding of multiple tools and processes associated with large scale complex eDiscovery response.



Additional Information

ALFA Tech Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ALFA Trechs, Inc.

Address

Sacramento, CA
USA

Industry

Technology

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