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Legal Staff Paralegal in Nashville, TN

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Company name

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

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Nashville, TN

Date Last Verified

Apr 10,2018

Posted on

Apr 09,2018

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Legal Assistant (Office Automation): GS 7 Duties: The candidate will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services.. Duties include: examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels; providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation; assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents; assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository; maintaining calendar of assigned active cases; tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations; and producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: GS-7: The candidate should have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level. Must have specialized experience is defined as experience providing assistance to attorneys by preparing complaints, motions, subpoenas, orders, or other hearing and/or trial documents accurately and in proper format; verifying citations and statutory references contained in legal documents; assisting with discovery, hearing or trial preparation by performing duties such as compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists; and using automated software to produce legal related reports and documents, including developing tables of contents and indices to briefs. ust type 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. (A typing test may later be required.)

Deadline: 18 April, 2018

Note: This job is open to Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee; Federal employees - Competitive service; Current or former competitive service federal employees; Individuals with disabilities; Military spouses; National Guard and Reserves; Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members; Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Vista; Special authorities; individuals eligible under a special authority unlisted above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations and Veterans.

Additional info

Announcement number: 18-TNM-10177538-MS Send resume, letter of interest; Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and Writing sample. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department Of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
110 9th Avenue South
Suite A-961
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-736-2074
Fax: 615-736-5323