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Paralegal/ Legal Assistant, CDCA, U.S. Attorney's Office

Los Angeles, CA · Legal
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:

Legal Assistant to assist in the work of the

Office of U.S. Attorney (EOUSA), Central District of California (CDCA)
Los Angeles, CA 90012

---  Please review the Resume Requirements, Qualifications, and Responsibilities/ Duties for the position prior to providing resume with references.  ---

(Candidates reviewed in order of preference meeting Preferred Qualifications and Responsibilities/ Duties listed as experience in prior positions on resume.)

This is a temporary to permanent hire Service Contract Act position with an hourly pay rate of $28.70 that includes a Health and Welfare Benefit of $4.41 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://sam.gov/content/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: 

This position is for in office/ on site work operations.
Position candidates are expected to perform duties in office.

Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 40-hour work week (1920 hours per year) with the exceptions of federal holidays, 11 paid holidays

Travel: Some travel may be required from time to time with prior notification

Resume Requirements:

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures. 
Resumes without complete requested information may not be considered or reviewed.
 
  •  A one-paragraph overview highlighting qualifications for the position, software experience, and education  
-  Please clearly include software applications experience and certifications  -
-  Clearly state experience in e-Discovery software applications such as Relativity, iPro, Case Map, Trial director, Concordance, et cetera
  • Resume for each person in MS Word format, over all 1” margins, 10-pitch font, maximum 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)


Qualifications: 

---  Does not require a Paralegal Certificate  ---
 
  • At least one (1) year of specialized litigation experience required, however over three (3) years is preferred
 
    • Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing legal documents such as complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels for completeness of information; retrieving and assembling information for hearing and/or trial use, researching a variety of legal sources to obtain and/or verify information; maintaining file systems; and using automated software to produce legal related reports, documents, correspondence and related materials
 
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills
 
  • Should have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat
 
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important
 
  • Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word
  • processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications systems


Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Litigation support experience valued
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Three (3) years or more experience in specialized litigation support


Responsibilities/Duties:

The Legal Assistant works under the direction of a Supervisory Legal Assistant
and is assigned between one to five (1-5) Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA).

The types of litigation support required under this contract generally include:

• Examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents,
e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, and subpoenas
• Provide assistance to attorneys in trial preparations
• Assembling trial exhibits, affidavits, discovery in various formats, and other legal
documents
• Assembling and organizing files and records materials for disposition or transfer
to records depository
• Maintaining calendar of assigned active cases
• Tracking filing, hearing, and trial dates, and scheduling conferences and
interviews
• Arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel
reservations
• Producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of
office software applications
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