Los Angeles, CA
Ability to obtain a clearance
The Senior Paralegal will perform the following tasks:
*Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, often develops these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines.
*Works under the direction of the Attorney
*In addition to functions performed by Paralegals, 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. Performs other related duties as assigned.
*Excellent written and oral communication skills
*Paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR.
*At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required;
*At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.(i.e., Concordance, Relativity and/or similar applications).
*Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
*Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
*Ability to perform legal database research (Westlaw, Lexis, etc.) on identified issues.
*Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets (including Excel), imaging, and hardware systems.
*Familiarity and experience with processing, tagging, indexing, and organizing voluminous discovery, including documents, electronic communications, and audio and video recordings.
*Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources, preferred.
*Familiarity and experience in assisting for preparation and conduct of trials, including preparing and organizing subpoenas for witness testimony and organizing and managing exhibits for presentation at trial.
*Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
*Some walking, standing, bending, moving documents and carrying small office items.
*Ability to obtain a security clearance.
*Must be a U.S. Citizen.
*Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications.
*Supervisory experience, preferred.
Please remember to provide THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
The candidates should list the person(s) with professional association NOT PERSONAL REFERENCES. The following FORMAT should be used when LISTING PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES:
Name of Reference:
Relationship to candidate during tenure
The resumes should be limited to TWO (2) pages with a 3rd only for the purpose of listing references.