Job Details

Paralegal Specialist, SK 12

Company name

US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Apr 26, 2021

Posted on

Jan 11, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 95470 to 160155 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal Specialist, SK 12
Duties: Performs extensive, specialized, independent research on complex legal and factual issues to locate appropriate data, legislative history, precedents, and policies having a bearing on specific legal issues. Researches court rules in state and federal courts throughout the country where the Commission conducts litigation, as well as other agencies such as the Department of Justice, to ascertain the appropriate form, content, and due date of filings. Provides paralegal support for the trial attorneys in drafting and reviewing pleadings, motions, briefs and memoranda of law, depositions of witnesses, a compilation of discovery documents, and in the conduct of trials. Researches and analyzes agency statutes, legal decisions, rulings, opinions, complex points of law, precedent cases, and administrative and judicial decisions or opinions. Prepares replies to correspondence, researching specific problems when sources of information maintained for the purpose are inadequate, and coordinates proposed replies with the organizational units responsible for the areas of the law involved.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: SK-12: Must have at least 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-11 level: (1) Researching the laws; (2) Preparing legal documents and memoranda, managing investigative documents and case files; (3) Using application software and online legal research tools; and (4) Providing courtroom and pretrial litigation support that includes: preparing, analyzing, and processing legal documents, and utilizing electronic discovery and other electronic technologies to perform legal research or to assist at trial or other courtroom proceedings.

Note: This job is open to: Internal to an agency; Current federal employees of this agency; Clarification from the agency; Open to current SEC permanent status employees only.

Deadline: 01/20/2021.

Additional info

Announcement number 21-IN-10991181-TS. Control number 588579700. Apply online. No emails. Visit the website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
100 F Street NE
Washington, DC 20602

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