Supervisory Paralegal

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
Supervisory Paralegal
 
Location:   Los Angeles, CA
 
Supervisory Paralegal:  
 
The Employee is expected to perform duties in support of Civil Division. However, one may be moved to support other divisions/sections where
needed depending upon the needs of the office.
 
The Employee will typically perform the following tasks, but not limited to:
 
• All of the duties performed by a Senior Paralegal Specialist.
• Examines and evaluates information in case files based on the department’s standards
  for case litigation worthiness and appropriate titles of law.
• Conducts research into case law and statutes.
• Analyzes legal decisions, opinions, rulings, memorandum, and other legal material
  relating to relevant points of law as dictated by the nature of the case assignment. 
• Performs research/analysis in a wide range of cases using the aid of sensitive databases such as Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw,
  Law Enforcement Online (LEO), National Crime Information Center (NCIC), Justice Telecommunications System (JUST) and
  National Law Enforcement Communication (NLETS).
• Drafts pleadings and motions for presentation in court. Assists in drafting indictments for presentation to a grand jury. 
  Drafts legal memoranda reflecting facts, sources and citations. 
• Prepares factual material such as summarization of financial and other documentary data for evidentiary purposes.
• Summarizes deposition testimony.
• Organizes exhibits, subpoenas, evidence and visual aids for use in grand jury or trial. 
• Prepares trial notebooks for use during courtroom appearances.
• Assists in witness interviews and preparation.
• Processes, tags, indexes, and organizes voluminous discovery, including documents, electronic communications, and audio and video recordings
• Produces high quality work using IPRO Eclipse, Relativity, and Excel, and Quickbooks. Tags documents in IPRO Eclipse and Relativity.
• Creates and uses Excel spreadsheets, and reviews Quickbooks files.
• Produces high quality products using PACER/ECF
• Works on civil investigations and other fraud cases, including health care.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
The above mentioned tasks can be performed as single tasks or in conjunction with one another. 
 
Required Qualifications:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR.
• At least three years of litigation paralegal experience, including trial experience.
• At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.
• Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
• Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
• Requires 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, and imaging.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, Access or other databases), WordPerfect and Adobe Professional.
• Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
• Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff.
• Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office setting.
• Skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.
• Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items.
• Ability to obtain a security clearance.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen.  
 
Desired Skills:
 
• Experience working in a government or legal/Litigation Support environment, strongly preferred.
• Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources preferred.
• Active security clearance, preferred.
 
References:
Please remember to submit THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES.

Please list person(s) with professional association NOT PERSONAL REFERENCES. The following FORMAT should be used when LISTING PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES:

Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Organization:
Phone:
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Relationship to candidate during tenure

The resumes should be limited to TWO (2) pages with a 3rd only for the purpose of listing references, if necessary.
 
 
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