Senior Paralegal

Employer
CACI
Location
Detroit, MI, United States of America
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Nov 25, 2022
Ref
261786
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Senior Paralegal
Job Profile:
Paralegal/Legal Assistant II

JR Type:
Conditional
Job Category:
Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
DOJ MBI
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Type of Travel:
Continental US, Local
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | MEGA
Referral Bonus Plan:
$1,000

Job Description:

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor.
  • Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, often develops these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines.
  • Performs moderately complex legal research
  • Synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use
  • Reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation
  • Writes preliminary drafts of simple legal memoranda and correspondence.
  • Contact mostly with other Contractor staff, but occasional contact with trial staff may be required.


More About the Role:

Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures:
  • Compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents
  • Summarizes depositions and other transcripts
  • Maintains case files
  • Performs simple legal research
  • Indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery)
  • Indexes, tracks and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.
  • Prepares exhibit cross-references.
  • Assists attorneys in courtroom.
  • Reviews 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, Congressionalinquiries, etc.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.
  • Only the Contracting Officer can approve a waiver of the education requirements.
  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.
  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems.
  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.


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:

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.

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