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Paralegal

CACI International Inc
$45,400- $90,900/ year
Posted May 01
Full Time
Washington, District of Columbia

Job Category: Legal

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: DOJ MBI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US


What You’ll Get To Do

The Paralegal will assist in the support of Environmental and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) matters supporting the US Department of Justice (DOJ). This position will be focused on property law legal issues, trials and Relativity. The work requires a general knowledge of the legal processes, procedures, and practices and activities in conjunction with knowledge of clerical and administrative office skills and the ability to apply these skills to support DOJ Attorneys and other members of the administrative and litigation teams.

  • The Paralegal is expected to compile, prepare, and summarize relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents; summarize depositions and other transcripts; maintain case files; perform simple legal research utilizing Westlaw/Lexis; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery).
  • This may include coordinating internal DOJ processes and maintain tight organization, reporting and status upon request, updating case/matter classification, identification of data gaps, inconsistencies, or errors and raising them with appropriate supervisors for comment and reconciliation.
  • The Paralegal may also index, track and create exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial; prepare exhibit cross-references; assist attorneys in courtroom; and review documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria
  • Other examples of the types of work to be performed include compilation of documents for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.
  • Travel may be required (up to 10%, US/domestic).
  • Research and compile Division data, creating summaries and recognizing trends.

More About The Role

Works under the direction of Supervisory Title Analyst.

Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures: compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by DOJ personnel; summarizes requests and reports; maintains case files; performs simple legal and factual research; indexes, tracks and summarizes legal and DOJ data. Performs other document collection related activities, including document screening, and labeling of files to be scanned. Performs simple database searches.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

 

  • Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study. Only the Contracting Officer can approve a waiver of the education requirements.
  • Strong organizational skills very helpful.
  • Automated litigation support experience valued.
  • Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation; must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge and hands-on familiarity with a variety of environmental laws and regulations, data analysis and mathematical ability, competence in Excel and Acrobat, comfortable with computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems. Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
  • DOJ MBI must be obtainable (US citizenship required)

These Qualifications Would Be Nice To Have

 

  • Trial experience very helpful.
  • Automated litigation support experience valued.
  • Extensive computer and database expertise (Relativity, MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Word skills).

What We Can Offer You

 

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here

The Proposed Salary Range For This Position Is

$45,400 - $90,900