Washington, DC
Nov 28, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldParalegalPAE has opportunities for Paralegals in Washington, DC. Duties may include:Assist in the receipt and evaluation of new complaintsEvaluation, triage, and prioritization incoming cases, ascertain and assess initial facts in order to continue service in the best possible mannerPerform detailed analysis of case intake data including following-up in cases of incomplete data to assemble required details to finalize the intake processFollow OCR Case Resolution Manual (CRM) and other policies to complete case intake actions adhering to civil rights and privacy statutes and policiesProcess Civil Rights and Privacy complaints by responding to correspondence and phone callsRetrieve calls from hotline and enter into call log, answering calls and interact with customers about complaints or other inquiriesSupport HQ and/or Regional staff in conducting investigationsPrepare case closure documentsPerform other tasks in support of OCR's complaint resolution processDirect calls to the proper case receipt personnel or re-direct calls to OCR, HHS, or other governmental offices as appropriateMinimum QualificationsMust be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.At least one (1) year of litigation paralegal experience required.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 LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.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 eDiscovery procedures and resources.Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.Preferred QualificationsTrial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience valued.Familiar or have direct experience with HIPAA compliance, laws, and or regulations.#APP21PAE 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

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