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Legal Staff Paralegal in Harrisburg, PA

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Company name

United States Army

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law


USA Harrisburg, PA

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Paralegal Specialist / Legal Assistant Opportunities The candidate will work as an integral part of the Army's legal system. Will assist judges, Army lawyers and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. Will provide legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as criminal law, family law, international law, contract law, and fiscal law. Also involved in defense and judicial legal services as well as operational and foreign law. Provide preliminary paralegal and administrative support to unit commanders and staff and coordinates paralegal actions with the supervising Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. Prepare and process legal documents in support of courts-martial, non-judicial punishment, and other military justice matters. Prepare line of duty determinations, separation board proceedings, and other administrative law matters. Provide Paralegal assistance services in the family law arena including powers of attorney, wills, and separation decrees. Prepare claims processing and investigations. Supervise the operation of a section in a command or installation paralegal office. Provide technical guidance to subordinates. Maintain law/administrative library and section files and records. Monitor and review actions to ensure accuracy and timely dispatch or disposition.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a High School or equivalent education. Enlistment in the Army Reserve required. Must be an U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien. Must be 17–35 years old. Healthy and in good physical condition needed. In good moral standing. Must know the Legal terminology and research techniques. How to prepare legal documents. Summarize transcription of legal actions. Know the army judicial process and interviewing witnesses.

Additional info

In the Army Reserve candidate will be eligible for: Enlistment bonuses totaling up to $20,000; Up to $24,012 for college; Up to $20,000 to repay qualifying student loans; Up to $4,500 a year tuition assistance while serving.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
United States Army
99 N Progress Ave
Harrisburg, PA 17109