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Intermediate Paralegal

Company name

MicroSystems Automation Group

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Posted on

Feb 12,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Intermediate Paralegal The candidate will coordinate the processing of FOIA requests for information and provide advice and guidance to management and staff regarding disclosure of Departmental records under the FOIA. Will respond effectively to questions relating to complex FOIA requests involving multiple programs and offices, review incoming requests for clarity and reasonableness, work with L to obtain clarification of requests, and respond effectively to questions relating to complex FOIA requests involving multiple programs and offices. Coordinates with L attorneys and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on all activities related to cases in litigation under their responsibility. Review litigation documents and manages overall case progress. Performs complex research in the State Archiving System and the Central Foreign Policy Files and tasks other Department Bureaus, Offices, and overseas posts to search for responsive records. Analyzes and evaluates all searches conducted to ensure that they were adequate and conducted in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and procedures. Utilize electronic recordkeeping systems and other sophisticated tools to monitor/track case progress, review release/denial decisions, generate reports, and out-process cases. Create, organize and maintain adequate administrative record documentation of the agency’s actions in litigation cases in paper case files. Monitor and analyze program performance data to identify slippages and impact on program requirements. Conduct organizational assessments of projects/programs, development of methods and procedures designed to improve and streamline the process and measurement of the potential impact of activities on program operations in the Branch. Draft reports of findings and recommendations in support of process improvements. Paralegal certificate is required. Bachelor’s degree is required. Should have 3-5 years of experience with FOIA.

Additional info

Job ID: 3825248

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
MicroSystems Automation Group
2785 B Hartland Road
Falls Church, VA 22043

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