Purpose of Role
The Specialist, Discovery Services assists in the provision of e-discovery support to the firm’s litigation lawyers, law clerks / paralegals and assistants, and assists other members of the Discovery Services team in managing case databases in our e-discovery applications.
Specific Areas of Responsibility
As a member of the Discovery Services team, the Discovery Services Specialist assists the Discovery Services team with the preparation and support of e-
discovery matters using a variety of litigation software.
The key responsibilities of this role are :
Assist the members of the Discovery Services team in managing the e-discovery requirements of the Toronto office and other offices nationally as needed;
Preparation and processing of paper and electronic documents for importing into Relativity, and other programs;
Assist in importing data and images received from other parties into Relativity;
Maintain accurate records and ensure an accurate product;
Assist in providing user support for e-discovery, imaging & document database related issues in accordance with firm-wide best practices;
Assist in liaising with external vendors to ensure accurate and timely completion of outsourced projects.
Knowledge of e-discovery software, preferably Relativity;
Interest in legal technology generally and e-discovery specifically;
Patience under pressure and ability to handle routine work independently;
Commitment to developing the skills and profile of the Discovery Services team;
Enthusiasm for growing and evolving skills along with the evolution of legal technology and best practices in e-discovery;
Availability to work overtime on evenings and at weekends, when necessary.
2+ years of data input / data management experience preferably in a professional services environment.
Strong computer skills and a good understanding of the practical and technical requirements of electronic discovery.
Knowledge of Relativity, Summation and other litigation document management applications would be an asset.
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
Committed team player.
Strong attention to detail.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted .
Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment processes.
Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not eligible for consideration.