Senior Paralegal

Washington, DC
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 29, 2019
Full Time
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldSenior ParalegalPerforms moderately complex litigation support tasks, including, for example, detailed review and analysis of case materials. Update current cases by checking PACER docket sheets and downloading pleadings into the designated folder on the shared drive. Upload relevant pleadings to the designated SharePoint site. Review Unit attorney's case load sheet and determine what cases can be closed. Provide Records Management assistance by indexing the contents of documents located in various offices, file cabinets, and safes located throughout CTS. Organize legal files to include, legal research material, legal pleadings, attorney work product, FBI 302's, grand jury subpoenas, trial subpoenas, correspondence, evidence, transcripts, and administrative documents that are classified as federal "records" pursuant to the Federal Records Act. This will include preparing the files for shipment to Federal Archives, adhering to quality control standards and insuring the use of packaging protocols. Collect data to insure that our Records Management accurately reflects the location of closed boxes. Assist CTS Paralegals with photocopying and scanning documents. Assist CTS FOIA POC with processing FOIA Requests, which includes the preparation of potentially responsive documents by searching, copying, and scanning documents that are provided by CTS attorneys and non-attorney support staff.Qualifications:Requires Top Secret clearance. JD or Paralegal certificate.Position places a premium on the ability to write well. In applying the facts to the legal analysis, the writing must be logical, persuasive and sufficiently thorough so as to leave the reader with the firm feeling that the correct decision has been reached. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures and legal resources. Requires excellent writing skills, knowledge of Microsoft excel. Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as Lexis, Westlaw. 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 PosterEEO is the Law Poster Supplement