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Support Staff Openings

Atlanta Office:

E-Discovery Manager - Atlanta

The E-Discovery Project Manager is responsible for independently planning, managing and coordinating all litigation support aspects of multiple complex matters as assigned by the E-Discovery Manager. For all projects relating to eDiscovery services, the E-Discovery Project Manager will report directly to the E-Discovery Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently plan and manage litigation support activities associated with matters as assigned by E-DiscoveryManager.
  • Support E-Discovery Manager with collection, processing, hosting, review, and production of data maintained internal and external repositories.
  • Support E-Discovery Manager with planning and overseeing quality testing of data deliverables including fielded data, metadata conversions and images.
  • Support E-Discovery Manager with the setup and maintenance of in-house processing and review projects.
  • Manage all aspects of production (basic, and complex), including reviewing production specifications with attorneys for best practices and strategic considerations; ensuring productions are consistent and conform to any subpoenas, ESI protocols, etc.; running full quality control checks against any proposed production sets and working with attorneys to resolve any issues found; and coordinating timing and technical resources to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Manage all aspects of post-production, including advising case teams on using databases or other custom logs.
  • Provide end-user support and customer service to partners, co-counsel, case teams and clients.
  • Develop recommendations, proposals, plans, cost estimates, budgets, procedures and specifications for projects.
  • Track progress of projects by maintaining and updating project files and documentation.
  • Provide status reports on projects regularly to E-Discovery Manager and attorneys.
  • Quality check final document productions.
  • Review and quality check database coding and identify inconsistent coding.
  • Maintain awareness of the latest electronic discovery trends and be able to assess any impact they may have on case law and Legal Technology workflows.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Five plus years E-Discovery project management experience.
  • Experience with and advanced knowledge of the litigation process from initial filing through trial required.
  • Advanced understanding of electronic discovery best practices.
  • Advanced understanding of processing and post-production concepts and methods.
  • Advanced understanding of review and production concepts and methods.
  • Advanced understanding of coding and scanning procedures and their application in the legal environment, including unitization, categorizing and foldering of documents in electronically stored information.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting long periods of time.
  •  Staring at the computer screen for long periods of time.
  •  Being able to focus for long periods of time.

Key Competencies

  • Experience with electronic discovery processing systems; Ipro preferred.
  • Experience with forensic data collection best practices and tools is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to advise all levels of personnel on complex technical issues.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to work with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to train users of varying skills levels.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism.
  • Demonstrate close attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience is required.

Records Clerk - Atlanta

Qualifications (Minimum and subject to discretion):

  • 3 years of legal records experience in a law firm environment
  • Knowledge of legal documents and document processing
  • Basic computer skills, operate copy machine, printer, scanner
  • Knowledge of records management systems (iManage preferred), MS Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to perform basic clerical tasks
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Professionalism in dealing with management, attorneys and staff
  • Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to lift 40lbs
  • Typing @ 35+ wpm

Primary Responsibilities (Including But Not Limited To):

  • Maintain paper and electronic files, keep files current and up to date
  • Keep assigned file room(s) clean, neat and organized
  • Perform regular audit of on-site records
  • View Attorneys’ calendar daily to make sure files are up to date for upcoming hearings, depositions, meetings, etc.
  • Log and distribute new file folders to end users, update iManage Records Management Database accordingly
  • Create and update pleadings indexes (in MS Word)
  • Utilize iManage Records Management System to create, locate, transfer, identify, maintain and track all files
  • Create new sub-files as necessary utilizing iManage Records Management System
  • Provide phone coverage as needed
  • Prepare records for scanning; deliver prepared files to scan area following protocols
  • Assist with Attorney Withdrawal Procedures
  • Retrieve files and/or documents
  • Assist and/or cover for other Record Clerks
  • Assist with miscellaneous duties/projects upon request

Experienced Record/File Support Personnel may also assist with the following:

  • Prepare notebooks for depositions, trials, hearings, and other meetings
  • Redact documents using Adobe Pro
  • Prepare bates labeled documents
  • Pull exhibits for pleadings and discovery
  • Assist with Legal Administrative overflow (legal filing with the courts, revising correspondence and other legal documents, assist with billing memos, call courts regarding case status, etc.
  • Print documents from PACER

Paralegal - Labor & Employment - Atlanta

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is seeking a Paralegal for a very busy Labor & Employment litigation group in our Atlanta office. The successful candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented team player, and will work closely with all members of the department.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of litigation experience in a law firm environment (Labor & Employment experience a plus)
  • High level of proficiency with technology, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat; experience with iManage preferred
  • Experience with PACER, Odyssey eFileGA, PeachCourt, and other federal and state electronic filing systems
  • Experience and ability to work with time-sensitive and overlapping deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize numerous ongoing projects in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Dependable team player; ability to work productively with personnel at all levels and with minimal supervision
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft motions, petitions, discovery, and other legal documents
  • Proofread and format documents to meet court requirements, and verify that all documents are complete prior to submission
  • Prepare and submit court filings (both electronic and paper filings as necessary) in state and federal court
  • Coordinate and maintain large volumes of paper and electronic documents in an orderly manner
  • Calendar docket deadlines and work with attorneys to ensure timely responses to each
  • Document productions and document review
  • Digest depositions into deposition summaries
  • Prepare and organize exhibits for hearings and trials
  • Preparations for client meetings, depositions, hearings, and trial
  • Cite checking of briefs regarding fact and legal citations
  • Professionally communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and firm personnel
  • Follow Firm protocols regarding filing and scanning

Interested candidates for our Atlanta office may submit resumes to and contact Bonnie Lewis, Director of Administration - Atlanta, by e-mail at Bonnie.Lewis@chamberlainlaw.com.


Houston Office:

Interested candidates for our Houston office may submit resumes to and contact Santina Daily, Director of HR, by e-mail at Santina.Daily@chamberlainlaw.com


Philadelphia Office:

Interested candidates for our Philadelphia office may submit resumes to and contact Karen Lombardi, Office Manager, by e-mail at Karen.Lombardi@chamberlainlaw.com.


San Antonio Office:

Interested candidates for our San Antonio office may submit their resumes to and contact Santina Daily, Director of HR, by e-mail at Santina.Daily@chamberlainlaw.com.