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Litigation Support Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05614
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Start Date: 08/13/2018

Order # RFQ1316771
Job Title Litigation Support Analyst
Number of resumes 5 resumes
Resume Due 08/22/2018 EOD

Job Description
Job Title Litigation Support analyst
Client Department of Justice
Criminal and Civil Divisions, Newark, New Jersey
Place of Performance The work assigned under this contract will be performed primarily at the U.S. Attorney's Office located at 970 Broad St., Newark, New Jersey. The majority of the work will be performed in a typical office setting.
Resume Due 8/21/2018 EOD
Number of Positions 1
No of Resumes 5
Period of performance 12 months
Working Hours 9:00 am – 5:30 pm.
US Citizen Mandatory
Security Clearance Must, at a minimum, pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries.
Experience Preferred defense or Department of Justice experience
References 3 professional references:
Name ,title, Company Name, Contact information, Job description
Travel The LSA will not be required to travel overnight. However, travel to branch offices within New Jersey, and to client-agency offices in the New York – New Jersey – Pennsylvania wider metropolitan area may be required.

Job Duties
  • Litigation Support Analyst ( "LSA”) to support attorneys and investigators by providing litigation and investigation support for ongoing, complex criminal and civil matters.
  • LSA responsibilities will require knowledge of office skills, personal computers, scanners, copy and fax machines, and an ability to work as a team member and facilitate work processes among other staff members. Communication skills are extremely important. The LSA must work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff. The LSA must demonstrate an ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office setting. Skills in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner are essential.
  • The LSA should have a solid background in using current litigation support techniques, software and equipment to provide complex legal support and technical assistance on such electronic systems as Relativity, LawPrediscovery, SQL, NUIX, Concordance, iPro, CaseMap, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • assisting attorneys with productions of material both to and from external parties;
    • consulting with and advising attorneys on best practices for the preparation of documents and how to best use litigation support technologies to support projects;
    • assisting in the preparation of presentations of evidence in proffer sessions, witness interviews, settlement and plea negotiations, and at trial;
    • oversee the collection and production of documents from government agencies and external parties;
    • processing, uploading, and interpreting data received from external parties;
    • training attorneys, paralegals and other personnel on litigation applications;
    • assisting in the organization and search of investigative materials;
    • assisting in the production of materials to external parties;
    • drafting recurring legal documents in conformance with the rules governing their style and format;
    • reviewing documents and other materials produced pursuant to subpoena, maintaining inventory of materials produced pursuant to subpoena, and preparing outline of substance of documents/materials produced;
    • reinforcing the need to, and benefit of, engaging eDiscovery specialists in the early stages of cases.
  • LSA responsibilities are considered complex in terms of the need to modify standard systems, resolve hardware and software problems, process large volumes of data, and adapt precedents or make significant departures from standardized approaches to meet user requirements. Cases handled are complex and may require organizing, tracking, and analyzing thousands or hundreds of thousands of items and pages of evidence, millions of data elements, and may involve untried or especially Client computer or digital imaging applications. Automated support is necessary to prepare, organize, index, develop, and manage exhibits, evidence, and other data relevant to cases being presented in court, interviews, and in settlement and plea negotiations.
  • Provide technical assistance to case team on legal automation options, systems capabilities, and support services available to aid in case preparation, trial preparation and presentation
  • In coordination with Assistant United States Attorneys ( "AUSAs”), investigators, and federal agents, the LSA should become familiar with the details of the case and the government's strategy for proving it. The LSA will analyze litigation support requirements to develop and recommend appropriate strategies to meet litigation needs. The LSA will recommend alternative methods and promote the use of automated approaches and visual aids.
  • In coordination with AUSAs, the LSA will develop project management strategies and tools for gathering, tracking, processing, reviewing, organizing, and producing case information in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Manage and operate a variety of electronics, including PCs, laptops, printers, plotters, audio-video devices, including HDMI TVs and DVD/Bluray players, and equipment to conceptualize exhibits and complete special presentation projects.
  • Meet with agency IT personnel to assess and evaluate Client storage and retrieval methods

Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Prepare and provide complex graphics; and provide technical leadership on group projects

Required Experience:
  • 3-6 years of experience in a litigation support, electronic discovery, paralegal, and/or legal technology support environment;
  • Extensive experience with Relativity, iPro, LawPrediscovery, SQL, NUIX, Concordance, iConnect, CaseMap, Palantir, etc.;
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe PDF;
  • Experience analyzing incoming electronic data to determine appropriate processing requirements;
  • Experience with performing complex searches, managing the technical administration of document reviews and producing data to outside parties using common litigation support platforms, particularly the Relativity document review platform;
  • Experience working directly with a variety of technical and non-technical users;
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities, work independently, and meet tight deadlines;
  • Good written/oral communication and organizational skills;
  • United States Citizenship and a passage of a federal background investigation.

Physical Demands:
• While performing the duties of this job, the LSA will frequently be required to use hands to handle and operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
• The LSA may need to lift and/or carry record boxes, supplies and copier paper boxes that typically weigh approximately 25 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental Demands:
• Use some subject-matter knowledge and judgment to complete assignments consisting of multiple steps.
• Use provided guides, manuals, and procedures to select appropriate methods to accomplish tasks.
• Consistently demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills to interpret data and process information.
• Effectively learn and apply new office information and administrative skills.
• Successfully interact and engage with office staff and employees of various organization