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Courtroom Presentaion Specialist, EOUSA, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Apr. 2021

Washington, D.C. · Legal
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:
 
Courtroom Presentation Specialist to assist in the work of the
 
Executive Office, U.S. Attorney’s Office
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20530
 
Please include your requested annual salary for the position with your resume.  Hourly pay rate based on experience and qualifications.
 
Period of Performance: 
 
June 1, 2021 with anticipate annual extensions through May 31, 2025
Potential for placemen/ transfer to federal contract employee after six (6) months of employment
Remote work operations during the pandemic.  Candidates must have ability to work on-site give prior notification.
 
Normal operations: 40 hours a week, Monday- Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) with the exception of federal holidays, unless otherwise stated
 
Resume Requirements:

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures. 
Resumes without complete requested information, references, and no longer than two (2) pages may not be considered.
 
  •  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, no more than two (2) 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 (month and year)
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)
 
Courtroom Presentation Specialist
 
Qualifications: 
 
  • Proven excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be familiar with standard courtroom presentation packages such as Trial Director and /or Sanction or similar packages
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a trial team through the entire pretrial and trial cycle, identifying and scanning exhibits, scripting with the attorneys, setting up the courtroom, operating and troubleshooting the system in the courtroom
  • Must be able to travel for long periods of time, if needed
  • Must be able to work long hours for an extended period of time, if needed
  • Trial experience required
  • Ability to perform detailed work consistently, accurately, and under pressure extremely important
  • Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff
  • Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office
  • Skilled in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner
  • Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items and/or equipment for courtroom presentations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications strongly preferred
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Familiarity with standard litigation support applications (e.g., Relativity, iConnect, CaseMap, et cetera
  • Current or active clearance
 
Courtroom Presentation Specialist
 
Responsibilities/Duties:
 
  • Prepares video pursuant to case team protocols, including applying appropriate redactions and watermarks (or other tracking mechanisms) as identified by the case team
  • The Courtroom Presentation Specialists will be required to load video into common presentation software, such as Trial Director, and sync the video with transcripts of the video’s audio contents
  • Works with trial teams and other litigative support providers to prepare for trials and present cases in the courtroom using courtroom presentation systems
  • Works with the trial team, including other litigative support providers, to develop and present a case in the courtroom using courtroom presentation systems
  • Works with the trial team both before trial and during trial to develop scripts for presenting exhibits in a particular order to support testimony
  • Scans exhibits into courtroom presentation system, prepares exhibit images for particular uses (e.g. zooming in or highlighting a particular paragraph, or setting up two exhibits side by side on the screen)
  • Develops simple graphic images/exhibits using standard off the shelf software packages
  • Advises Assistant U.S. Attorneys on the effectiveness of certain exhibits or sequences of exhibits
  • Advises AUSAs on equipment, distribution system, and software requirements for limited or routine courtroom configurations; obtains, installs, tests, sets up appropriate equipment and software
  • Digitizes audio and video clips; synchronizes clips with written transcripts
  • Works with AUSAs in preparing for small to large-scale trials and in presenting materials in the courtroom
  • Serves as a jack-of-all-trades capable of performing all trial and courtroom support functions, including equipment set up and troubleshooting, scripting, advising on graphics presentations, and in-courtroom operation of equipment
 
The above-mentioned duties may be performed as single functions or in combination with one another.  One is expected to perform duties as defined by the contract in conjunction with the statement of work.
 
 
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