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Paralegal Specialist, GS 9 - 11

Company name

U.S Department Of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 50598

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Corpus Christi, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 18,2018

Posted on

Apr 17,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal Specialist, GS 9 - 11 Duties: Review and organize complex factual material and other documentary data for investigations and trials; Provide advice on the most efficient method for preparing legal documents; Use tables and citation checking with efficiency; Prepare a variety of substantive legal documents to include extradition requests, grand jury and trial subpoenas, interrogatory requests, and documentation relevant to acquiring evidence or testimony; Develop and enter various case material into a computer database; Prepare charts, graphs, and tables to illustrate results; Prepare, develop, compile, or maintain jury instructions in preparing for trial; Prepare exhibits for trial which typically involve a wide range of visual materials; Provide litigation case management and organize cases for court presentation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing paralegal or legal work which demonstrates a basic knowledge of legal research and the ability to interpret legal decisions. Examples of specialized experience may include the following: examining and processing a variety of legal documents; conducting research, analysis and evaluation of data in response to complex or sensitive requests; drafting briefs, pleadings, litigation recommendations, or other legal documents and correspondence; using a variety of electronic or manual filing systems to acquire and store information; document findings and preparing recommendations; searching and reviewing legal references, case files, and other sources for information and data required by attorneys or court personnel.

Or

One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Law): a Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D.); OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.


GS-11: 1 full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level.
Specialized Experience is defined as experience performing a variety of analytical paralegal or legal work which demonstrates a practical knowledge of law, the litigation and judicial process, and applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Examples of specialized experiences may include the following: analyzing and evaluating legal decisions and case files to identify relevant issues and potential evidence; conducting legal research concerning precedents and past court decisions; composing legal briefs, summaries of analyses and decisions, and pre-trial documents; interviewing witnesses and various individuals who can provide insight into cases under review; and preparing evidence and documents to support recommendations.

Or
One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Law): a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M. Education at the graduate level must be in an accredited college or university and must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position.

Note: Family of overseas employees; Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas; Federal employees - Competitive service; Current or former competitive service federal employees; Individuals with disabilities; Military spouses; Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Vista; Veterans can apply.

Deadline: 04/30/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number: 18-SDTX-10190462-MP. Apply online, No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department Of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
910 Travis Street,
1500 , Post Office Box 61129
Houston, TX 77208
Phone: 713-567-9329
Fax: 713-718-3350