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
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)
- Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)
--- 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
Litigation support experience valued
Undergraduate degree preferred
Three (3) years or more experience in specialized litigation support
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