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Sept. 2023 Post, Paralegal Position, Seattle U.S. Attorneys' Office

Seattle, WA · Legal

C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:

Paralegal to assist in the work of the

U.S. Attorneys’ Office
Seattle, WA 98101

---  Please review the Resume Requirements, Qualifications, and Responsibilities/ Duties for the position prior to providing resume with references.  ---
(Please email recruiting@ccintercomputers.com to request a resume template; include position, division, and location in subject line.)

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

Pay Rate Information

This is a temporary to permanent hire Service Contract Act position with an hourly pay rate of $27.45 that includes a Health and Welfare Benefit of $4.57 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

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: 


Current contract period: Date of Hire through May 31, 2024
-  with the potential for annual extensions through May 31, 2027
preference for placement/transfer as federal contract employee after six (6) months employment with C&C International

Work Hours of Operation:  , Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., 40 hours per week, two (2) 15-minute breaks and 30-minute lunch, except for federal holidays, unless otherwise stated

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:
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, MM/YYYY)
Date of Graduation (month and year, MM/YYYY)
Special Requirements:
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
-  Public Trust Suitability Determination required with favorable recommendation
(active clearance preferred)

Website for more information:

A favorable Public Trust Suitability Determination investigation is required for the position and requested on a conditional offer of employment. 

Code of Federal Regulations, CFR
Title 5 - Administrative Personnel
Chapter 1 - Office of Personnel Management
Subpart B - Civil Service Regulations
Part 731 - Suitability

Paralegal Position
  • Requires Paralegal Certificate, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one (1) year of study
  • One (1) year of legal training or legal experience or at least two (2) years of college education may be substituted for the paralegal certificate
  • At least one (1) year of litigation paralegal experience or project experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as Lexis Nexis and Westlaw to perform basic legal research
  • Thorough knowledge and 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
  • Basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important
  • Ability to obtain a favorable Public Trust Suitability Determination clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

Paralegal Position

Paralegal position assigned to one (1) or more Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) and will assist in the support of civil matters.
The position requires a general knowledge of the legal processes, procedures, and practices and activities in conjunction with knowledge of clerical and administrative office skills and the ability to apply these skills to support AUSAs and other members of the litigation team.

  • Review transcripts of arraignments, bond hearings, pre-sentence reports and other proceedings where defendants’ finances are discussed
  • Coordinate with the Asset Forfeiture Unit about assets
  • Prepare pre-sentence asset investigation reports
  • Review newly entered judgments and re-review established cases, which includes internet researching and generating Accurint, credit reports, requesting employment information from the Employment Security Department, et cetera
  • Prepare enforcement pleadings such as subpoenas, writs of garnishments, motions to disburse surplus proceeds in foreclosure cases, and discovery docs (interrogatories and requests for production), when required
  • Manage intake and processing of civil action or suit under 28 U.S. Code Section 2410 (foreclosures and related actions involving properties subject to U.S. government tax liens); solicit litigation reports from affected Government agencies, draft stipulations, and answers in routine cases, identify cases that require more significant AUSA attention
  • Draft correspondence with opposing counsel, debtors, courts, financial instructions, and others that is clear, concise, correctly formatted, and free form grammatical and spelling errors
  • Experience performing research in Lexis Nexis and/or Westlaw

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