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Litigation Case Assistant

Litigation Case Assistant

Job Location 
US-VA-Richmond
Category 
Legal Support

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Overview

McGuireWoods has an immediate need for a Litigation/eDiscovery Case Assistant role in our Richmond, VA office. This case assistant works under the direction of a paralegal and performs various tasks such as document numbering/collection/organization, labeling folders, filing and various other projects.

McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit www.mcguirewoods.com.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with identification, preservation, collection, analysis, tracking, processing, searching, review, and production of paper and electronic discovery materials.
  • Organizes, labels and files case materials. Also, prepare shipping labels/materials for shipment.
  • Maintains and organizes supplies to support client matters, including distribution of supplies and case files for special projects/events such as trial and on-site document reviews, collections and productions. 
  • Maintains and retrieves case files as requested and prepares closed matters for off-site storage. 
  • Assists with document collection and maintaining e-rooms. Bates labels documents as needed.
  • Organizes/process document productions (letters and other case correspondence/pleadings) and prepares indices of document productions.

Qualifications

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent with some college education preferred and one to two years law office clerical or general office experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong attention to detail, filing skills, organization skills, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) is required. 
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to travel as necessary to support trial needs and/or collection of documents.
  • Ability to utilize all firm provided software packages as required. Willing to learn practice or department specific databases or software as necessary.
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