Paralegal

2 days left

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
27,260.00 (non-negotiable)
Posted
Mar 21, 2019
Closes
Apr 25, 2019
Hours
Full Time

Senior Service America, Inc. is recruiting for a Paralegal position within the Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program that provides support to the United States Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) in Washington, DC.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares orders for ALJ's signature; review and analyze case files;
  • Prepare memos, drafts procedural history of case, and summary of parties arguments;
  • Prepares procedural orders, and written correspondence to parties in cases pending before the ALJs;
  • Conducts ex parte calls with the parties regarding settlements, financial discussions, and scheduling follow up conference calls;
  • Uses computerized legal research systems including Lexis, Westlaw, and federal government websites
  • Receive incoming mail, date stamp, distribute
  • Prepare mailing labels for outgoing mail (USPS, Courier, Pouch, or UPS)
  • Assist in answering phones, vetting inquiries to properly route, and vetting visitors

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates must meet the age criteria of being 55 years of age or older and eligible to work in the United States; able to pass a Federal Background check; AA/Certificate; 5 years of paralegal experience; database knowledge; basic legal terminology; strong communication skills (oral and written), willing to accept other duties as assigned; ability to lift boxes up to 40 lbs.; team player. Windows Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint).

HOURS & COMPENSATION:

Full-time position working 40 hours per week, plus benefits including health insurance and generous vacation/sick/holiday leave. 

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