Litigation Support Specialist (eDiscovery & Litigation Support) #75350

Minnesota Attorney General's Office   Saint Paul, MN   Full-time     Legal
Posted on March 29, 2024
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Who May Apply: Open to all qualified applicants

Date Posted: 3/28/2024

Closing Date: 4/11/2024

LA7 Salary Level:  $31.61 - $47.69 / hourly; $66,001 - $99,576 / annually

Telework Eligible: Hybrid

Job Summary

The Office of Attorney General Keith Ellison has a clear mission: we help Minnesotans afford their lives and live with dignity, safety, and respect.  We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who choose public service as a calling, and we are actively and intentionally committed to supporting an internal culture that affirms that calling. The Office is one of Minnesota’s largest public law offices and as of 2023, has been recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace Minnesota for three years in a row and Top Workplace USA for three years in a row.

 

The Office is currently seeking a Litigation Support Specialist in the eDiscovery and Litigation Support Division of the Office.

The Litigation Support Specialist is part of a dedicated team that supports the collection, processing, review, analysis, production, and presentation of electronically stored information (ESI) across the office. This role supports civil and criminal matters in state, federal, and administrative courts. The ideal candidate must have strong technical skills, as well as the willingness and ability to learn new technology, adapt well to changes, and work on fast-paced projects. This role supports the mission of the office by ensuring our legal staff are organized and empowered with the data tools they need to help tell their stories in court.

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to support the mission of the office by:

  • Provide technical support on discovery, litigation, and other technology matters that concern the collection, identification, preservation, processing, review, analysis, production, and presentation of data including ESI
  • Convert files to other formats necessary for discovery, e-filing, and court presentation 
  • Create review databases as needed to host case data
  • Configure platform interfaces to meet staff needs and specifications 
  • Prepare document productions in accordance with AGO standards, industry best practices, and case-specific needs 
  • Utilize secure file transfer tools to send and receive internal and external data

This position is eligible for a hybrid work environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two or more years of relevant litigation support experience in a law firm, corporate, or vendor environment
  • Experience with:
    • using document review platforms such as Everlaw and/or Relativity      
    • performing work across multiple stages of electronic discovery reference models (EDRM)
    • working with confidential information
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to:
    • Successfully achieve Everlaw Reviewer and Storybuilder certifications within first 90 days of employment
    • Organize, prioritize, and complete numerous tasks under time constraints
  • Skilled in:
    • Decision making
    • Problem solving  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supporting plaintiff and defensive litigation
  • Supporting government legal teams
  • Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) or other relevant certifications

Why Work For Us 

Diverse Workforce

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence, fostering understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

Comprehensive Benefits Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

 

  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive service to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.