Senior Paralegal

Location: Washington, D.C.
Date Posted: 08-20-2018
Senior Paralegal
Location: Washington D.C
Must be US Citizen
Paralegal Certificate
Must be able to obtain NACI clearance

  • Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor.
  • Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, often develops these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Contact mostly with other Contractor staff, but occasional contact with trial staff may be required.
  • Requires paralegal certificate.
  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.
  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and 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, imaging, and hardware systems.
  • Role also requires hands-on 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.

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