Paralegal

Employer
PAE
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 30, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldParalegalTHIS IS AN SCA POSITION WITH A SET HOURLY RATE OF $21.36Responsibilities/Duties:Editing, drafting, cite-checking legal briefs submitted to the Supreme CourtLegal and factual inquiries advising OSG Assistants to support or oppose writs of certiorariAppellate litigation legal researchState laws and rules analysis and applicationFOIA investigation researchQualifications:Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance. Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR. At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required. 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 Westlaw, Nexis, Hein Online to perform basic legal research. Must have proficiency with Bluebook citations with respect to cite checking. 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. Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.EEO is the Law Poster

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