Paralegal II

Location: Madison, WI
Date Posted: 06-19-2018
Paralegal II
Typical duties include but are not limited to the following:
·         Perform a variety of complex legal support assignments.
·         Manage intake and organization of documents and electronic information (in a wide variety of formats) obtained in connection with litigation matters and investigations;
·         Prepare subpoenas, demands for documents, and other discovery-related documents;
·         Process the documents/information (e.g., redact and Bates number) with existing United States Department of Justice discovery tools (e.g., E-Scan It, Ipro Eclipse, Relativity) or similar tools;
·         Analyze, organize, and designate relevance of documents using existing United States Department of Justice tools and resources (e.g., Casemap, Ipro Eclipse, Relativity), or similar tools, and prepare and log discovery productions;
·         Prepare analysis of financial records and chronologies of documentary and other evidence using existing United States Department of Justice tools and resources (e.g., Timemap, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint), or similar tools;
·         Prepares summaries of evidence including deposition testimony;
·         Research, analyze and summarize relevant legal precedents for applicability to assigned cases, and prepare digest of points of law involved;
·         Conduct factual research on subjects and witnesses using public information databases and other resources;
·         Prepare form pleadings and correspondence in high-volume workload areas, including subrogation, bankruptcy, social security, and foreclosure cases;
·         Monitor pending case progress and initiate action to ensure that legal pleadings, forms, reports, correspondence, and other documents are prepared and submitted within established deadlines;
·         Prepare index of exhibits and exhibits for use at trial or summary judgment;
·         Communicate with United States agency personnel, law enforcement agencies, private litigants, and counsel for parties representing private litigants as needed; and
·         Help to prepare attorneys for trial and summary judgment in coordination with Automated Litigation Support personnel using Microsoft PowerPoint, Keynote, and/or Trial Director or similar trial presentation software.
·         Drafts, edits, reviews, and finalizes pleadings, memoranda, research reports and correspondence relating to cases;
·         Verify citations and legal references on legal documents;
·         Uses one or more types software, i.e., word processing, spreadsheet, or database management, to develop methods for automating reports, statistical data, text and graphics;
·         Identifies user requirements, selects appropriate software, and establishes detailed functional procedures needed to enter and to retrieve data for other application users; and
·         Uses established databases to perform data searches, report design, and other data retrieval assignments.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•A bachelor’s degree and at least one year of paralegal or paralegal intern experience; a paralegal degree or certificate and at least one year of paralegal or paralegal intern experience; or at least two years of paralegal experience is required.
•Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum
•Must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS 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 (i.e. Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook and/or similar applications).
•Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Keynote, and/or Trial Director or similar trial presentation software.
•Ability to use E-Scan It, Ipro Eclipse, Relativity or similar tools.
•Experience with Casemap, Ipro Eclipse, Relativity, or similar tools.
•Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
•Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
•Office setting; some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items is required.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen.
•Ability to obtain a security clearance. 
Please remember to obtain THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES as requested via the EOUSA client.

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:
Job Title:
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.

Please send an UPDATED resume to include the THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES.
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