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Trial Consultant Courtroom Presentation Consultant, Tax Div., U.S. Dept. of Justice

Washington, D.C.
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:

Trial Consultant/ Courtroom Presentation Consultant to assist in the work of the

Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20002

This is an exempt position and not obligated by the Service Contract Act wage determination provided by the Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
 
  • Please provide requested salary/ hourly rate when providing your resume and qualifications.  Resumes without requested salary information may not be reviewed or considered.
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Approximately 20% of work operations require travel for the position.

Selected candidate can expect annual salary, after six (6) months of employment, as full-time employee with federal contractor.


Period of Performance: 

Date of hire through May 31, 2022, with expected annual renewals
Remote work operations approved for the position
Work operations include up to 20% travel

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 to include professional references
  • Include experience with software and “hot seat”/ subject matter expert experience, such as Relativity, Trial Director, Concordance et cetera
  • 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)
 
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the following format:

Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Organization:
Phone:
Email:
Relationship to candidate during tenure:
 
Special Requirements:
 
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
 
-  Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)



Trial Consultant/ Courtroom Presentation Consultant
Qualifications: 
 
  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college in Multimedia, Digital Design, Marketing, Fine Arts, or related concentration or discipline
  • Minimum experience of 10 trials supporting and consulting with trial teams on the use of technology in the courtroom
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with standard courtroom presentation packages such as Trial Director and Sanction
  • Must have experience with AV equipment, Relativity, I PRO, Sanction, Case Map, Text Map, Trial Director, Sanction, MS Office, Adobe Products, and/or other tools needed to handle exhibits, audio/video and demonstratives, including “hot seat” operations
  • Must have excellent oral communication skills
  • Must be able to work effectively as a team member in an extremely pressured environment.
  • 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, discuss and develop strategic visuals to associate with case presentation
  • Must have experience supporting mobile devices, tablets and iPads at trial
  • Must be able to travel for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work long hours for an extended period of time
  • Must be able to obtain a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • A law degree or litigation paralegal training preferred
  • Currently have a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance

Trial Consultant/ Courtroom Presentation Consultant
Responsibilities/Duties:
 
  • Provides pre-trial and in-courtroom trial support including exhibit preparation, and conducting "hot seat" operation activities during trial, arbitration, mediation, hearings, jury research and client meetings
  • Work effectively with the trial team, including expert witnesses, to develop and execute plans for trial or hearings using a courtroom presentation system
 
  • Prepares exhibit images for particular uses (e.g. zooming in on 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 attorneys on the effectiveness of certain exhibits or sequences of exhibits
  • Responsible for the smooth operation of the presentation system in the courtroom
  • Digitizes audio and video clips; synchronizes clips with written transcripts
 
  • Note that, for most trials, even including most large trials, the Courtroom Presentation Specialist will be the only contractor staff member working with the attorneys in preparing for trial and in presenting materials in the courtroom
  • The Courtroom Presentation Specialist needs to be a "jack-of-all-trades" capable of performing all trial and courtroom support functions, including designing courtroom display schematics, equipment set up and troubleshooting, scripting, advising on graphics presentations, and courtroom operation of equipment

 
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