Paralegal - Hybrid-Remote Opportunity!

Employer
CACI International Inc.
Location
Suitland, MD
Posted
Sep 26, 2022
Closes
Oct 03, 2022
Ref
665497972
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Paralegal - Hybrid-Remote Opportunity!Job Category: Service Contract ActTime Type: Full timeMinimum Clearance Required to Start: DOJ MBIEmployee Type: RegularPercentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%Type of Travel: LocalWhat You'll Get to DoThe paralegal position is an excellent position for a motivated individual looking for an opportunity to grow within CACI. In this role, you will work collaboratively with teams of DOJ attorneys to handle a wide variety of litigation support tasks from the basics (preparing and filing documents with courts and organizing, tracking and archiving legal documents) to the more complex tasks (redacting and protecting privilege information, conducting factual and legal research, assisting in witness interviews, depositions and trial preparation by preparing binders, indexing discovery, and preparing evidentiary exhibits, and providing in-court room assistance). For this specific position, the Paralegal will support various litigation matters within the Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, namely mandamus litigation, visa petition appeals, and complex class action litigation. This is a hybrid position, with expected telework and part-time onsite support taking place at the USCIS headquarters in Camp Spring, MD.CACI is committed to growing our eDiscovery workforce and has included tuition reimbursement for Relativity certifications, the ACEDS certification and Paralegal Certificates! This is a great opportunity for someone to grow their careers. Please apply if you are interested to hear more! **Flexible telework is allowed. After an initial "learning and training" period in-person every day for 1 to 3 months, in-person support is expected to be only 2 days over a 2-week/10 business days pay period (based upon assignment). **There is free parking in the building garage for a year (to be evaluated next year by the local USCIS HQ Facilities management) and there is paid parking at the Metro Station across the street from the USCIS HQ at Camp Springs, MD. Please note the availability of public Metro transportation to the Station across the street from USCIS HQ.More About the RoleAs a CACI Paralegal supporting the DOJ's mission, you will gain invaluable knowledge and transferrable skills related to eDiscovery practice and procedures and utilizing document databases to conduct searches and code evidentiary material. You will be a part of a high-performing team completing assignments with established procedures that include: *Compiling, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents*Summarize depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files*Perform simple legal research*Index, track and control document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery)*Index, track and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial. Prepares exhibit cross-references. *Assist US Attorneys in courtroom. *Review documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.*Other examples of the types of work to be performed include compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.You'll Bring These QualificationsThis position requires a paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study. In addition, at least one year of litigation paralegal experience required.These Qualifications Would Be Nice to HaveTrial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience valued. Extensive computer and database expertise (MS Excel and Word skills necessary). Prior immigration law experience is considered valuable.What We Can Offer You:- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.