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Law Clerk III

Posted Mar 27
Full Time
RemoteWashington, District Of Columbia

Responsibilities/Duties.

  • Assists attorneys with all phases of criminal litigation, including pretrial discovery, motions, hearings, trials, and appeals.
  • Reviews and analyzes documents, transcripts, files, and other materials to locate information and evidence relevant to investigative actions or responsiveness to grand jury subpoenas.
  • Conducts legal research and analysis regarding privilege issues.
  • Reviews and analyzes documents, transcripts, files, and other materials for privilege, particularly in the context of a filter review.
  • Serves on filter teams to review seized and other materials to identify and assess attorney-client or other privilege issues prior to the release of the documents to case teams.
  • As review projects progress, makes recommendations to attorneys for additional document tagging and coding properties to improve review efficiencies. One position to serve in a team leader role.
  • Uses electronic databases to perform litigation support tasks, including reviewing, organizing, indexing, tagging, and summarizing documents, files, and other materials, in the context of a complex, specialized review. Conducts database searches for documents and information.
  • Assists attorneys in preparing for, and conducting, interviews with prospective fact witnesses, investigative sources, and expert witnesses.
  • Identifies privileged documents and reviews and prepares privilege logs.
  • These positions are fully remote, but with a requirement to come into the office as needed. (subject to change)

Required:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for MRPT facility credentials/authorization at this work location.
  • Must have law degree
  • Must have at least three to five years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with the case team attorneys.
  • 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 Relativity, 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.
  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools (Relativity) and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
  • Must be able to review large amounts of documents within Relativity on complex matters.
  • Must be available for full-time work upon hire for 40 hours per week.
  • Must meet work from home requirements of a secure wifi connection to use DOJ equipment.

Strongly Preferred:

  • Familiarity with federal investigations and trials is desirable.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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