Litigation Support Technologist - eDiscovery / Paralegal II Supporting the USAO
Spokane, WA, USA
Information Technology (IT)
Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of the law enforecement and homeland security communities, FSA, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and AECOM, has a vacancy for a Paralegal II / Litigation Support Technologist to support the U.S. Attorney's Office Eastern District of WA Civil Division.
A Paralegal II performs, but is not limited to the following duties:
* Provide a variety of direct legal support assistance services to serviced AUSA staff. Typical assignments include:
* Utilizes eScanlt for scanning for both Eclipse and Relativity databases on civil (and parallel proceeding) fraud cases as appropriate.
* Utilizes LAW pre-discovery for eDiscovery processing of ESI for databases on civil (and parallel proceeding) fraud cases as appropriate (primarily Eclipse).
* Utilizes and works with LTSC for eDiscovery processing for Relativity cases. Utilizes eCapture for eDiscovery processing ESI for civil fraud cases as approp riate .
* Utilizes Trial Director for trial presentation on civil fraud cases as appropriate.
* Utilizes relativity and eclipse to provide material for legal filings and power-point presentations.
* For each production that the office receives, ensures that the production is properly logged on a discovery log, uploaded into the appropriate database with the appropriate tagging or foldering, and tests to ensure that the production is properly OCR'd.
* Utilizes CaseMap/TimeMap on civil fraud cases as appropriate. Creates and updates CaseMap/TimeMap for each significant affirmative case.
* Coordinates with USAO IT and ALS personnel regarding modification of standard systems, to resolve hardware and software problems, and to adapt precedents to make significant departures from standardized approaches to meet user requirements. Cases handled are complex and require in-depth electronic document management to help identify patterns of fraud by organizing, tracking, and analyzing hundreds of thousands or millions of items of evidence, millions of data elements, and may involve untried or especially novel computer or digital imaging applications.
* Runs searches and develops review plans for database materials.
* Consults with and advises case teams on best practices for the preparation of electronic documents; assists attorneys with production of electronic data/material both to and from external parties; trains attorneys, paralegals and other personnel on data applications; assists in the organization and search of investigative documents and data, coordinates the conversion with attorneys for production to external parties; acts as an e-discovery specialist in the early stages of cases.
* Works with agencies to obtain and process government data, documents, and ESL
* Works with Acumen data and other healthcare data to identify trends or potential investigative subjects for healthcare fraud or drug diversion matters.
* Coordinates production of data to opposing parties, experts, agencies , other DOJ components, and other third parties as required.
* Reviews, analyzes, and summarizes case data. Prepares and organizes documentary evidence to be introduced at deposition or trial. Coordinates with states, federal agencies, and contractors to obtain pertinent data.
* Communication skills are extremely important. Works and interacts professionally and effectively with all levels of staff. Has the ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office in which large and significant cases require close team collaboration. Has skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.
A Paralegal II must meet the following qualifications:
* At least 2-5 years of experience; trial experience helpful
* Automated litigation support / eDiscovery / EDRM experience highly preferred
* Excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools
* Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and telecommunications
* Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure
* Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Access
This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.
Forfeiture Support Associates (FSA), LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualiﬁed persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity), veteran status, family leave status or any protected group status as deﬁned by applicable law.
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FSA customers include all agencies with in the Department of Justice such as EOUSA, USAO, FBI, DEA, USPIS, USMS, and ATF and more. We also provide services to other federal and local government agencies.