Sr. General Litigation Paralegal (Must have Top Secret Clearance w/SCI eligibility)

Employer
Akima
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 12, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
86144538
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
SAVA, an Akima Company, helps government customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration, and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and networks. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Inupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.Job SummaryIn this position, the Senior Level Paralegal will provide professional, accurate, timely, and reliable paralegal support, reporting to our federal IC client to assist their litigating section. Work products are reviewed prior to submission, however, you shall often develop these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines. The General Paralegal tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:Responsibilities Receive, prioritize, and process requests such as document review or requests for advice or legal technical assistance; Research and locate responsive information and identify relevant laws, judicial decisions, and legal articles; Perform typical Paralegal functions, including: moderately complex legal research; synopsizing transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviewing case related materials; and identifying potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation; Write preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence; Assist in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, exhibits, etc.; conducting legal analysis, reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation. Minimum QualificationsActive Top Secret with SSBI and ability to obtain SCI clearance. Five or more years of litigation paralegal experience with trial experience.One or more years of experience in litigation supportDesired QualificationsShall have a sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.Shall have excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools, such as LEXIS NEXIS and Westlaw.Shall perform legal research and writing.Shall prepare legal memoranda and correspondence,Shall assist attorneys with all phases of litigation, including aiding with discovery requests and responses: reviewing documents for relevance and privilege: drafting motions and briefs: organizing exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices: and assisting at trial.Shall have excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel. PowerPoint and Outlook) and hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.Shall consistently demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and manage complex relationships with all stake-holders.Shall consistently deliver highest quality work under pressure.Shall have hands-on experience or training with ESI tools and general knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessar y. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application. In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application. #CJP-1234ShiftDay JobPrimary LocationUS-DC-WashingtonOrganizationSAVAJobLegal/RiskOngoingTravelNoClearance LevelTS/SSBI

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