Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Washington, D.C
Nov 06, 2019
Nov 14, 2019
Full Time


Legal, legislative, and historical research, cite checking, Blue booking, filing court pleadings, maintaining research files, and assisting with administrative tasks and computer systems. This job will be open until filled.
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Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

The Office of Senate Legal Counsel - a non-partisan, independent, statutorily created office that represents the Senate, Members, Officers and staff of the Senate in litigation, and provides advice on a variety of constitutional and other legal issues - seeks a legal assistant. Paralegal experience preferred. Duties include: conducting legal, legislative, and historical research; cite checking and filing electronically briefs and memoranda; maintaining, updating, and organizing paper and electronic reference files; tracking and compiling Senate rules, statutes, and court decisions; assisting with administrative tasks, including answering telephone calls. Ideal candidate will have willingness and aptitude to assist with computer systems administrator functions. Please e-mail or mail a cover letter and resume. Minimum starting salary of $75,000.


Relevant experience preferred.


Undergraduate degree or paralegal certificate preferred.

Additional information


How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants are evaluated based on applicable experience and skills.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

Cover letter and resume.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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