Paralegal

Employer
PAE
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 11, 2022
Closes
Jan 24, 2022
Ref
324615599
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldParalegalJob Description:This role will work with other paralegals, law clerks, and trial staff to assist the section in a wide variety of litigation support efforts that include but are not limited to: compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files; performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery); indexes, tracks and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.Prepares exhibit cross-references.Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.Other examples of the types of work to be performed include compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.The Paralegal will work under the direction of supervisory staff and/or a Project Manager.Required Qualifications:Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.Requires paralegal certificate, JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.One year of legal training or legal experience or at least two years of college education may be substituted for the paralegal certificate.Additionally, at least one year of litigation paralegal experience or project experience (as related to the task order) is required; trial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience valued.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.#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