Litigation Software Support Fellow

US-AL-Montgomery
Req No.
2017-1183
Category
Fellowships
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Litigation Software Support Fellow will assist the Legal Functional Analyst in training and supporting attorneys and legal staff on software applications specific to the litigation process.

Responsibilities

  1. Support and troubleshoot existing Litigation Support applications and databases (including indexes, transcripts, and images in Summation, Xera, Opus and TimeMatters);
  2. Assist with the design, and set-up of new legal case/initiative related applications;
  3. Assist with loading data and images (including OCR images) into litigation databases and case management applications, including eScan-IT and Xera;
  4. Assist attorneys/paralegals in preparing to use courtroom presentation tools;
  5. Assist with Legal New Hire Orientation;
  6. Assist in resolving software issues related to litigation support applications; including Summation, Xera, Opus, eScan-IT and TimeMatters;
  7. Assist with case assistant responsibilities as appropriate (scanning and processing documents and related material; assisting with the preparation of exhibits or related documents; performing various quality checks);
  8. Perform other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Related Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Experience working with Legal Software strongly preferred; 

Software knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, MS Office, iPhone & iPad applications;
  • Knowledge or understanding of litigation software and working with electronic data discovery (EDD) and electronic stored information (ESI) strongly preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of client, litigation and Center information;
  • Must demonstrate initiative (contributes new ideas, is self-motivated, obtains/maintains a working knowledge of relevant practice areas/clients).
  • Must demonstrate organizational skills, effective use of time and exhibit dependability (ability to plan daily work, set priorities and manage time to ensure work is timely and efficiently completed). The ability to meet critical deadlines required;
  • Must demonstrate flexibility (willing to adjust to changes in job requirements and scheduling and have the ability to multi-task).
  • Must possess the ability to work independently, as well as collaborate on teams, in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must possess the ability to work independently, as well as collaborate on teams, in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must have creative thinking and problem-solving skills and the ability to learn skills and new technology quickly;
  • Must be able to interact with users of varying skill level and have strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must have strong work ethic, high degree of attention to detail and the ability to remain calm under pressure;
  • Some travel to regional offices is required.

Other Special Considerations:

This job is performed under general office conditions, and is not subject to any strenuous physical demands or dangerous conditions.

 

This is a fellowship position.

 

Disclaimer:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

 

An Equal-Opportunity Employer with a Commitment to Diversity

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and as an organization committed to diversity and the perspective of all voices, we consider applicants equally of race, gender, gender identity, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability, political affiliation, national origin, or prior record of arrest or conviction.

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