Paralegal I (Certificate Required)- Kansas City, MO

Employer
CACI
Location
Kansas City, MO, United States of America
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Dec 23, 2022
Ref
267643
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Paralegal I (Certificate Required)- Kansas City, MO
Job Profile:
Paralegal/Legal Assistant I

JR Type:
Evergreen
Job Category:
Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
DOJ MBI
Percentage of Travel Required:
None
Type of Travel:
None
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | MEGA
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:

The paralegal will provide support on-site at the CFTC for the Division of Enforcement. You will also perform duties involving the processing of legal work and performing a variety of legal, technical and administrative functions to support organizational activities.

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Reviewing and processing incoming Freedom of Information Act requests
  • Performing legal research
  • Assisting in drafting legal documents
  • Reviewing documents to extract and summarize selected data and information
  • Reviewing case materials to become familiar with questions under consideration
  • Reviewing case files and noting and correcting case file deficiencies
  • Reviewing and analyzing available relevant precedents
  • Gathering and reviewing data to discover patterns
  • Overseeing reproduction of legal records and other documents
  • Maintaining case records
  • Conducting inventory of files and making recommendations on changes to record collection and retention
  • Scanning documents
  • Performing special projects and other assignments as may be required


You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Requires paralegal certificate. No substitutions for ABA certificate.
  • At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge and 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.
  • Automated litigation support experience valued.
  • Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.
  • Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
  • Must be eligible for a Dept. Of Justice MBI security clearance. (U.S. Citizenship required.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision; and ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure.


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Federal litigation experience and FOIA experience desired.


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.

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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.