Oct. 2023 Post, Law Clerk I, Fire Foam Litigation Support Project, Civil Div. U.S. Dept. of Justice
Washington, D.C. · Legal
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:
Law Clerk I to assist in the work of the
Fire Foam Litigation Support Project Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice Washington, D.C. 20002
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Pay Rate Information
This is a temporary to permanent hire Service Contract Act position with an hourly pay rate of $41.80 that includes a Health and Welfare Benefit of $4.57 an hour.
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:
Currently position is “hybrid” in-office/ telework schedule with two (2) days a week in-office.
The work shall be performed in Washington D.C.
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 employeeafter six (6) months employment with C&C International
Work Hours of Operation: 8-hour days, Monday through Friday, availability from 7:30 a.m. to 6 :00 p.m. Eastern, 40 hours a week, two (2) 15-minute breaks and 30-minute lunch Exception to work hours approved federal holidays and unless otherwise stated
Overtime hours only with prior approval from federal Contracting Officer Representative and following procedures and policies.
Remote/ telework approved dependent on case load
Technology requirement: internet/ network access, preferably through laptop or desktop, MS Teams software application
Remote/ telework employees are responsible for the internet/ network access in order log-in to federal network
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
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Name of Reference: Job Title: Organization: Phone: Email: Relationship to candidate during tenure:
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For each position and school attended, please list the following:
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Code of Federal Regulations, CFR Title 5 - Administrative Personnel Chapter 1 - Office of Personnel Management Subpart B - Civil Service Regulations Part 731 – Suitability
Law Clerk I Position Qualifications:
Requires law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one (1) year of study or
equivalent level of legal training or experience or an equivalent level of education may be substituted
Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as Lexis Nexis 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, and imaging. Role also requires hands-on familiarity with Electronically Stored Information, ESI, tools and knowledge of e-Discovery procedures and resources
Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
Licensed Attorney for the District of Columbia, D.C. and United States
Admittance to appropriate Bar Association
Previous position working in a government legal support or litigation support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications
Experience with creation and maintenance of privilege logs
Prior experience with document reviews
Experience utilizing Relativity platform for litigation needs including review of documents (e-Discovery cloud-based software application)
Trial experience very helpful
Current or active clearance, prior Public Trust investigation completed with favorable outcome
Law Clerk I Responsibilities/Duties:
The Litigation Support Team is currently supporting the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. with has one (1) opening for a Law Clerk I. Office location is in downtown Washington, D.C. DoJ federal office.
Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor
Performs complex legal research for the trial staff
Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, et c. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation