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Senior Paralegal (English and Spanish) Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Washington D.C. Feb. 2020

Washington, D.C. · Legal
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:
Senior Paralegal (English and Spanish Speaker) to assist in the work of the

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
Litigation Support Services
Washington D.C. 20002
Senior Paralegal
This is a temporary to permanent hire position with a pay rate of $ 31.00 an hour.  The expected annual salary after permanent hire of $ 64,500.

Travel required for this position.

 Period of Performance: 

Monday through Friday, office hours  
Occasional travel based on assignment with minimum seven days notice.

Resume Requirements:
  • Two (2) page resume in MS Word format, over all 1” margins, 10-pitch font  
  • One (1) page with at least three (3) professional references in the following format: MS Word, over all 1” margins, 10-pitch font
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Special Requirements:

 - - Must be a U.S. citizen   

-  - Ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance
     National Agency Check Inquiry(NACI) federal background check

-  - English and Spanish speaker:  Interview may be conducted in Spanish.  Language proficiency test required for certain assignments.
- - Able to travel for assignments with minimum seven days notice.              
Required Qualifications:

-  Minimum two (2) to three (3) years experience in litigation paralegal support, including trial support, as a Level 2 Paralegal

-  Minimum one (1) year litigation support/ eDiscovery

-  Paralegal Certificate (or Juris Doctorate) from accredited college/ university

-  Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and WestLaw
-  Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Access or other data bases), Word Perfect and Adobe Acrobat Professional or similar applications.
-  Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications including word processing, database (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging
-  Experience with legal writing
-  Proven excellent written and oral communication skills.
-  Track record of utilizing legal analyses to recommend course of actions/ final dispositions
-  Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
-  Requires hands-on familiarity with electronically stored information (ESI) tools, e-discovery procedures and resources
-  Demonstrated ability to work independently in a team environment
-  Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff
-  Skilled in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner
-  Ability to meet deadlines, maintain a high-level of productivity without sacrificing accuracy
- Attention to detail.
- Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items
Preferred Qualifications:
-  Bachelor’s degree preferred
-  Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, preferred.
-  Automated litigation support experience valued (i.e. Oracle, Concordance, Summation, Trial Director, Relativity, or similar applications)
-  Trial experience very helpful
-  Current or active security clearance
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