Senior Paralegal

Washington, DC

Posted: 11/27/2019 Job Number: JN -112019-11255

Job Description

Senior Paralegal Employment Law


Title: Senior Paralegal Employment Law

(Must have TS Clearance)

Employment Type: Direct Hire
Location: US DC - Washington
Industry: Department of Defense
Salary: $90,000

Job Scope: Our client helps our customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and network


Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional, timely and reliable paralegal support reporting to the OGC-LITB and detailed to assist the five litigating units. In particular, supporting the missions of the Employment Law Units (ELU)

  • 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

  • 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

  • Write preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence

  • Assist in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.; conducting legal analysis, reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess an active Top Secret (TS) Clearance

  • Law degree

  • Three or more (3+) years of litigation paralegal experience with trial experience

  • One or more (1+) years of experience in automated litigation support

  • Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS NEXIS and Westlaw

  • Have sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources

  • Strong understanding of a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging

  • Consistently demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and manage complex relationships with all stakeholders

  • Preferred, hands-on experience or training with ESI tools and general knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills

Skill Set Search Words: Paralegal , Lexis-Nexis , Westlaw , Litigation, TS , Top Secret , legal, transcripts,

EOE/ADA

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