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Trial Support Technologist - Philadelphia

JOB TITLE: Trial Support Technologist                 DEPARTMENT: Information Services

LOCATION: Philadelphia                                        FLSA STATUS: Exempt



OVERVIEW: Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with 900 + attorneys in offices across the U.S. and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today’s evolving global markets. 


SUMMARY:  This role reports to the Trial Support Technology Manager in the Practice Support & Innovation group and has responsibility for providing technical support to legal teams during all phases of litigation with a primary focus on trial presentation.  The ideal candidate will support a variety of Practice Support applications, including document review platforms, transcript management databases, trial presentation software, and related eDiscovery software.


Essential Trial Support Functions:

  • Coordinate with legal teams, court personnel, opposing counsel, and vendors for offsite war room and courtroom set-up.
  • Configure and operate presentation tools in depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and trials.
  • Prepare and deliver high-quality demonstrative evidence, including electronic exhibits, animations, timelines, and complex graphics.
  • Provide on-site technical support during depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and trials.
  • Collaborate with legal teams and recommend appropriate workflows and technology solutions for specific business needs.
  • Stay current on emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Record time and expenses incurred for client billing purposes.


Essential eDiscovery Functions:

  • Responsible for all aspects of eDiscovery, including the analysis, processing, review, and production of electronic data.
  • Responsible for following protocols, polices, and quality control checks as defined in established firm workflows.
  • Oversee intake, tracking, staging, analysis, and reporting of electronic evidence.
  • Shared responsibility for Practice Support requests submitted through Help Desk to ensure issues are resolved accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Provide training to attorneys and staff on the use of Practice Support applications.
  • Design and create databases, reports, and other documents upon request.
  • Promote operational efficiency and a high level of customer service.


  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent number of combined years/experience required.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in Trial Technology consulting positions with law firms, corporate legal departments, or eDiscovery service providers.
  • Strong understanding of eDiscovery, litigation support, and trial technology.
  • Proficiency in a variety of litigation support applications, including Relativity, TrialDirector, and other eDiscovery software.
  • Solid problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to make pertinent decisions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong understanding of courtroom technology and best practices for displaying evidence.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and interact with a diverse group of contacts and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact.
  • Must be willing to travel and work flexible hours, as needed.
  • Must be flexible and possess excellent organizational and project management skills necessary to prioritize and successfully accomplish numerous tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated experience with the following activities/processes:
    • Courtroom, mediation, and binding arbitration presentations
    • Customized Trial Notebooks
    • Electronic trial database
    • Simplification of complex legal concepts for exhibit preparation and display
    • PowerPoint presentations for Opening and Closing Arguments
    • Demonstratives, including diagrams, charts, calendars, and timelines
    • Interactive depositions
    • Synchronization of video deposition with transcript for courtroom playback and clip creation
    • Procurement and installation of war room and presentation equipment.
  • Ability to conduct training of Practice Support applications and best practices.



  • Comprehensive healthcare, dental, vision, and prescription plans.
  • Commuter, HSA and FSA spending accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance coverage
  • 401k and Pension Plan
  • 20 vacation days, 11 paid holidays
  •  Employee Referral Bonus ($3,000.00)

EEO STATEMENT:  Duane Morris is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact Shawn Tato, HR Assistant at 215-979 1224.


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Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities or requirements.  In addition, Duane Morris reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator