eDiscovery and Litigation Support Paralegal

Kean Miller LLP

  • Full Time

Description

If you have experience in electronic discovery and litigation support and looking to take the next step in your career, look at Kean Miller.  

Kean Miller is seeking a skilled Litigation Paralegal with experience in electronic discovery and litigation support to join our 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.  Candidates will have extensive and comprehensive trial preparation experience.  Can work in any one of our offices (Houston, The Woodlands, Baton Rouge or New Orleans) 

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
  • 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 

Why Kean Miller?

Professional work environment where you feel valued daily.

With more than 200 attorneys in Louisiana and Texas, Kean Miller serves as legal counsel to the people and industries that drive the regional economy. From Fortune 500 companies to local and regional businesses, we provide efficient and effective legal services in a cost-efficient manner. In the courtroom and the boardroom, Kean Miller attorneys create unique solutions, practical strategies, and unparalleled value that allow our clients to perform at the highest level.

Kean Miller serves clients in numerous industries, including energy, petrochemicals, maritime, construction, manufacturing, drilling and exploration, midstream, technology, transportation, advertising, retail, food and beverage, financial services, shipping, gaming, education, health care, refining and real estate.

What Kean Miller Offers

The following benefits are paid by Kean Miller 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)

And more!

How to Apply

Please email a confidential resume with salary requirement to hr@keanmiller.com.

The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state, federal, and local laws and strictly prohibits, and does not tolerate, discrimination against employees, applicants, and others based upon race, color, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, transsexual status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, religion, creed, genetic tests or genetic information, sickle cell trait, or any other status, characteristic, or activity protected by applicable law. This applies to all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, and discharge. 

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