Senior Paralegal - Immediate Interviews!
Company: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated
Posted on: July 18, 2021
Supporting the Most Exciting
and Meaningful Missions in the World
PAE is seeking a Senior Paralegal to join our dynamic team to
support the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, DC. This
role will work directly with trial attorneys and other contractor
staff. Work product is reviewed before submission; however, often
develops drafts with minimal direct supervision other than written
Maintains case files in electronic and hardcopy
Performs moderately complex legal research in Lexis and
Reviews and synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral
arguments for attorney use.
Compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by
attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs, and
other legal documents.
Reviews case-related materials for evidentiary value and, for
example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas
requiring further investigation.
Uses Relativity to manage documentary evidence and discovery,
including running saved searches and reviewing documents.
Writes preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence.
Proofread, edits, and conducts cite-checking on draft legal
documents and filings.
Indexes, tracks, and controls document discovery (including
documents produced and received in discovery).
Indexes, tracks, and exhibits and other materials at depositions
and at trial.
Assists attorneys in courtroom. May attend trial.
Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to
established guidelines and criteria.
Other examples of the types of work to be performed include
production requests, communicating with witnesses, maintaining
databases in SharePoint, summarizing depositions and other
transcripts, preparing exhibits for trial, etc.
Works directly with Trial Attorneys, as well as other Paralegals
and Contractor staff.
This position is currently a telework opportunity but will
report to an on-site DOJ office.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security
Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an
ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of
Demonstrated ability to work independently in a team
Must have excellent writing skills and oral communication
Requires at least two (2) years of litigation paralegal
experience. At least one (1) year of experience in automated
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
Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer
applications, including word processing, databases, spreadsheets,
imaging, and hardware systems.
Role also requires hands-on familiarity with Relativity,
including reviewing documents and running saved searches, and
knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
Works with a sense of urgency, confidentiality, and a high level
of attention to detail.
Requires ability to consistently deliver highest quality work
under extreme pressure.
Works independently and effectively with colleagues at all
PAE 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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