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Senior Paralegal, Antitrust Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Apr. 2021

Washington, D.C. · Legal

C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:
 
Senior Paralegal to assist in the work of the
 
Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C.  20001
 
This is a temporary to permanent hire Service Contract Act position with an hourly pay rate of $30.70 that includes a Health and Welfare Benefit of $4.22 an hour.
 
Service  Contract Act, or SCA, position pay rates are determined by the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division. 
More information is available at https://beta.sam.gov/help/wage-determinations
 
Upon completion of six (6) months of employment, the selected candidate can expect an annual salary as a permanent full-time employee with the federal contractor.

Period of Performance: 
 
June 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022 with potential for annual extensions
 
Resume Requirements:

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures. 
  •  A one-paragraph overview highlighting qualifications for the position, software experience, and education  
  • Resume for each person in MS Word format, over all 1” margins, 10-pitch font, maximum  pages, to include professional references
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the following format:
 
Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Organization:
Phone:
Email:
Relationship to candidate during tenure:
 
  • Please include the following contact information:  full name, home address, home phone number, mobile phone number, and personal email address
  • For each position and school attended, please list the following:
 
City and State
Dates of Employment
Date of Graduation (month and year)
   
Special Requirements:
 
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
 
-  Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)
 
 Senior Paralegal
 
Qualifications: 
  •  Requires Paralegal Certificate, Juris Doctorate degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one (1) year of study.Only the Contracting Officer can approve a waiver of the education requirements.
  •  At least two (2) years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful
  • At least one (1) year of experience in automated litigation support
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw
  • Must have 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
  • Requires hands-on 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 Qualifications:
  •  Thorough knowledge of Relativity and Case Map is highly preferred. 
 Senior Paralegal
 
Responsibilities/Duties:
 
While working with Antitrust Division attorneys and paralegals, contract senior paralegals shall perform any or all of the following tasks:
  •  Review case files to become familiar with the matters to which they are assigned
  • Perform factual research, Internet-based, Document- and work product-based, Other
  • relevant sources
  • Document receipt and logging, Organize, label, index, create and maintain logs
  • Document review - Electronic and hard copy, Review for evidence, key words, witness
  • information, and other matter related facts
  • Work with translators to identify relevant documents for translation
o Maintain and organize translated documents
  • Database entry and searches
o Objectively and subjectively code relevant documents in Relativity
o Run Relativity searches and print reports
  • Assist in the development of search term criteria and lists
  • Work with legal staff to add key documents and update facts, etc. in Case Map
  • databases
  • Prepare charts, tables, logs, and lists
  • Evidence summaries (e.g., charts of telephone calls between competitors, spreadsheets
  • of attendees at meetings, tables of rigged projects, timelines of events)
o Assist in preparation of witness and exhibit lists and cross-reference lists
o Document logs
  • Prepare witness folders and notebooks
o Run Relativity searches for relevant documents and print results
o Compile and organize documents into tabbed binders
  • Prepare routine correspondence and routine factual memorandum
  • Prepare reports and summaries of factual research (oral and written)
  • Prepare summaries of testimony and depositions
  • Proofread and cite-check factual and legal memorandum and pleadings
  • Schedule interviews and meetings
  • Attend meetings with staff
  • Planning and strategy meetings (in observational/lay role or to assist in presentation of
  • visual information)
  • Attend court sessions, depositions, and witness interviews
  • In observational role or to assist with electronic equipment and document management
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