C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For
to assist in the work of the
Litigation Support Services
Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20002
This is a re-post of an available position.
- If you have previously applied please respond with an updated resume either by applying online or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicated Senior Paralegal, Civil Rights Division in the Subject Line. -
--- 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 $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://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:
Date of hire through May 31,2023 with potential for annual extensions
- Preference for selected candidate to become federal contract employee after six (6) months employment.
Work hours: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the exception of federal holidays, unless otherwise stated
Position may require travel up to 15% of work operations
Job candidates requested to be able to report to on-site/ in office with prior notification as needed and five (5) days a week under normal work operations
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
- 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:
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 be a U.S. citizen
- Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)
- Requires Paralegal Certificate, or Juris Doctorate degree, or currently attending an American Bar Association accredited law school, having completed at least one (1) year of study
- Minimum two (2) years of litigation Paralegal experience required
- Minimum one (1) year of experience in Automated Litigation Support, ALS
- 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
- Role also requires hands-on familiarity with Electronically Stored Information, Electronically Stored Information, tools and knowledge of e-Discovery procedures and resources
- Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important
Trial experience very helpful
Paralegal Responsibilities/ Duties
- Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor
- Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, often develops these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines
- In addition to functions performed by Paralegals, described below, performs moderately complex legal research
- Synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use
- Reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation
- Writes preliminary drafts of simple legal memoranda and correspondence
- Conducts database reviews in Relativity (including coding/ redacting/ saved searches / mass tagging); generate privilege logs; generates productions; communicates with opposing counsel; burns productions to disc or uploads to encrypted box account; generates witness binders; support onsite trial; interviewing aggrieved persons
- Contact mostly with other contractor litigation support staff, but occasional contact with trial staff may be required
- Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures:
- Compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents
- Summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files
- Performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery)
- Indexes, tracks and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial
- Prepares exhibit cross-references, assists attorneys in courtroom
- Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria
- Other examples of the types of work to be performed include compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.