eDiscovery Trial Support Specialist

Holland & Knight LLP

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General Description:

The Trial Support Specialist works directly with trial teams to provide all aspects of trial support, including pre-trial evidence management, preparation of evidence and demonstratives for presentation at legal proceedings, and technical support before and during trial. The qualified candidate should have practical experience with Relativity, Everlaw and other eDiscovery platforms.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:

  • Willing to travel to serve as the “hot seat” operator during legal proceedings to manage and present exhibits and multimedia presentations..
  • Prepare and organize trial exhibits.
  • Edit and organize audio and video materials.
  • Set up, test, and manage equipment and trial presentation software at trials, litigation war rooms, mediations,
  • and arbitrations.
  • Create and develop demonstrative visuals to support case presentation before and during trial.
  • Conduct pre-trial simulations to ensure smooth execution of technology and presentation materials.
  • Work closely with attorneys to understand case specifics and develop effective presentation strategies.
  • Assist eDiscovery Project Managers with client requests
  • Responsible for the execution of litigation support projects
  • Oversee full life cycle of projects according to project manager and client parameters.
  • Implement recommended practices in line with firm policies and goals in eDiscovery cases.
  • Work with the eDiscovery Client Services Manager and eDiscovery Project Managers to ensure that legal teams are using appropriate, innovative and cost-effective technologies to manage the discovery process.
  • Coordinate data transfer and storage, utilizing firm policies and best practices.
  • Track delivery schedules, ensuring proper quality assurance, and manage changes in work scope.
  • Participate in post-project analysis to discover workflow inefficiencies and obstacles. Work with eDiscovery Services team to apply quality control processes and improvements to the discovery process.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training to litigation case teams on effective document review protocol utilizing both firm and vendor technology.
  • Coordinate and work with H&K Review Center.
  • Promote use of litigation technology, practice support services and products within the firm.
  • Coordinate electronic and paper document discovery, including processing, scanning, coding, review and productions.
  • Ensure expertise in relevant technology; proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency.
  • Participate in appropriate industry organizations and stay current with developments in litigation technology.
  • Special project and duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Hands on trial presentation experience using OnCue or Trial Director.
  • Create trial demonstratives, such as PowerPoint presentations, timelines, flowcharts, org. charts, bar charts, pie charts, document call outs, floor plans, and site plans.
  • Familiarity with standard litigation support platforms, Relativity, Everlaw, and Opus2 preferred.
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational and planning skills.
  • Collaborative mind-set.
  • Experience with Brainspace

Required Qualifications & Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 5+ years of professional litigation experience.
  • Trial presentation experience using OnCue or Trial Director.
  • Experience in designating and creating mockups for web-based programs.
  • High proficiency in graphic design, infographics and MS PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, MS PowerPoint
  • Experience with audio and visual editing tools

Preferred Qualifications & Education:

  • Experience with Everlaw Analytics, or other analytics tools are plus.
  • Large law firm experience or strong consulting background preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Moderate or advanced keyboard usage
  • Able to travel for long periods of time to support legal proceedings

This position may be filled in New York, Colorado or California.  In accordance with the New York State Pay Transparency Law, New York City Human Rights Law, the Colorado Equal Pay Act, and the California Pay Transparency Law, the pay range for this position in New York State is $84,500 – $152,000/year in New York City is $101,400 – $152,000/year, in Colorado is $88,700 – $133,100/year, and in California $97,100 – $158,400/year. These ranges are specific to these locations and may not be applicable to other locations.  An individual’s actual compensation will depend on the individual’s qualifications and experience.

Benefits: Our goal is to promote a work environment in which individuals have access to the resources they need to be at their best both professionally and personally, which includes resources that encourage individuals to focus on their health and well-being.  Below is a list of just some of the benefits we offer: generous paid time off; eleven paid holidays per year; time off for bereavement or jury duty; paid leave for new parents; comprehensive medical (PPO and HDHPs), dental and vision plans including coverage for domestic partners; life and AD&D insurance; short and long term disability insurance; tax-advantaged accounts for health care expenses, including FSA or HSA; FSA for dependent care; supplemental AFLAC policies for medical care; excess liability coverage; health advocacy services; behavioral health and counseling resources for all family members; 401(k); profit sharing; pre-tax transit and parking program; backup care for children and adults; senior care planning support; and resources for individuals with development disabilities and their caregivers.

Benefits may vary by position and office.

Holland & Knight is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran or any other protected class.

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