Robert Half Legal Paralegal in Vienna, Virginia

Robert Half Legal is seeking a Record Information Analyst who will report to the Director of Information Governance and will be responsible for supporting the company's Information Governance (IG) compliance program and will assist in the implementation and compliance with IG policies and procedures. The Analyst will assist the Director, IG with IT organization, Legal/Litigation, Business Units, and Corporate Functions on IG issues. The Record Information Analyst will support legal, regulatory, and business obligations for the creation and retention of both paper and electronic records. This includes support of controlling the number of records created and stored, and assisting in identifying which records are to be preserved for historical and research purposes and which should be destroyed. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Support the operation of the Information Governance Program across the company to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, best practices and industry standards

  • Facilitate the development of filing systems with the departments, and assist in the maintenance of these to meet administrative, legal, and financial requirements.

  • Assist the departments with storing, arranging, indexing, and classifying records according to the Records Retention Schedule

  • Applying lifecycle management to records in all formats/media, including identifying those eligible for destruction or transfer

  • Identify records management issues and formulate recommendations for improvements in records management policies and procedures

  • Conduct and contribute to the development of records management training

  • Coordinate with the IT Department and assist in efforts to put into place systems and applications that provide employees with tools to assist with information management and disaster recovery.

  • Work with the Chief Legal Office to address electronic data and discovery issues.

  • Respond to internal information inquiries. ? SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • 3 to 5 years related experience in a records management or information technology environment, using active or inactive records management systems

  • Solid understanding of file plans, retention schedules, records disposition, transfer, and destruction

  • General maintenance of records and records management best practices

  • Must have the ability to present records analysis results in well-organized and readable form

  • Experience in maintaining department-wide approaches and solutions

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must have the ability to handle confidential data

  • Must be detailed oriented with strong problem-solving skills; able to conduct multiple tasks for several projects, and effectively balance priorities

  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally with personnel at all levels of the organization and handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity

  • Strong planning, organizing and analytical skills; ability to review info/facts, conduct problem solving and generate solutions

  • Strong follow through and follow up on action items as well as strong collaboration and time management skills

  • Experience using and proficiency with MS Office, and database applications (Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.) Please apply directly to Patrick Doherty at

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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Req ID: 04517-0010450872

Functional Role: Paralegal

Country: USA

State: VA

City: Vienna

Postal Code: 22182-5227

Compensation: $19.00 to $22.00 per hour


  • 3+ years with BS/BA; 2+ years with MS/MA

  • 1½ years experience = 1 year college

  • Certification in Records Management preferred