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Litigation Support Specialist (eDiscovery & Litigation Support)

Employer
Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Start date
Mar 29, 2024
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Category
Legal
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

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

 

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the State’s official application and hiring site. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 10, 2024.

  1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers;
  2. Apply for posting number 75350
  3. (Direct Link)

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact K.C. Moua at kc.moua@ag.state.mn.us or (651) 757-1279.

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.

 

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at (651) 259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

Company

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the State of Minnesota. The Office of the Attorney General represents the State of Minnesota on important legal matters that make a difference in the lives of our citizens and establishes and effectuates the legal policy for the State of Minnesota. The Office’s work involves significant and challenging constitutional, statutory, and enforcement matters.

Responsibilities and Opportunities Offered: The Office provides a range of legal practice opportunities to highly capable attorneys with the professional drive and abilities to perform exceptional legal work. We offer our lawyers the opportunity to do important legal work on behalf of the public, to assume a significant amount of responsibility over their files, and to expand on their litigation and courtroom experience.

Required Qualifications: Attorneys who wish to be considered for appointment as an Assistant Attorney General must have a proven and successful track record, superior academic credentials, outstanding analytical, research, writing, and communication skills, excellent judgment and character, and a professional deportment. Applicants must have the desire to serve the public with distinction and the professionalism, skills, and work ethic to put forth the very best legal work on behalf of the public. The selection process is highly competitive.

Company info
Website
Telephone
651-757-1199
Location
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul
MN
55101
US

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