The candidate compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs, and other legal documents, summarizes depositions and other transcripts, maintains case files. Performs simple legal research; 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. Prepares exhibit cross-references. Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria. Other examples of the types of work to be performed include a compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc. Works under the direction of supervisory staff and/or a Project Manager. Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance. Requires paralegal certificate, JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study. Must have 1 year of legal training or legal experience or at least two years of a college education may be substituted for the paralegal certificate. Additionally, 1+ years of litigation paralegal experience or project experience (as related to the task order) is required; trial experience is desired. Automated litigation support experience is a plus. Must have the basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum, and 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 computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems. Requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources. Must have the ability to consistently deliver the highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
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