Client Information Governance Paralegal

Client Information Governance Paralegal

Client Information Governance Paralegal

Category

Paralegals

Location

New York, New York

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

$80000 - $100000



Job Description:

Key responsibilities include:


* Coordinating one or more major functions of the department with minimal supervision; developing plans, organizing files and workflow, supporting entry-level staff, and assuming responsibility for the completion of major projects.

* Facilitating intake of clients with a focus on billing instructions and liaising with the accounting department to confirm client billing instructions and processes are clearly documented.

* Educating attorneys and staff about effective information governance practices, including organization, storage, and security. Acts as a resource and provides training regarding various information governance questions for staff, attorneys, and other users.

* Communicating regularly with attorneys and paralegals to ascertain the status of projects, developing methods for determining when files are inactive, and handling file movement and processing issues so that only active records are stored in primary on-site space.

* Coordinating and participating in the management of electronic files and information including the communication of best practices to firm personnel.

* Assisting with physical file management, including locating and responding to requests for files, ensuring the records management system is up to date and accurate, coordinating and/or performing some or all box archiving and offsite storage procedures.

* Providing space coordination; organizing and classifying large document collections in the central filing area, case rooms, file cabinets, offsite storage facilities, or wherever records may be found.



Job Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree required.

* Four (4) years of relevant Information Governance or Records experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

* Four (4) years of relevant Information Governance or Records experience desired, preferably in a law firm Information Governance or Records Department.