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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Civil Rights



Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2017

Posted on

Jan 21,2017

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Senior Paralegal Duties: Performs complex legal research. Synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use. Reviews case related materials and identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation. Writes preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence. May require travel for trial support. Expected to become very familiar Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree or Paralegal certificate. Previous experience working with federal civil rights statutes. Must be a US Citizen & Public Trust Clearance Preferred. Ability to write well. In applying the facts to the legal analysis, the writing must be logical, persuasive and sufficiently thorough so as to leave the reader with the firm feeling that the correct decision has been reached. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures and legal resources. Requires excellent writing skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as Lexis, Westlaw. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

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Ref. 0009950

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Hiring Coordinator
1525 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22209