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Legal Staff Paralegal in Los Alamos, NM

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Company name

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Los Alamos, NM

Date Last Verified

Jul 27,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will provide support to the General Counsel, the Legal Office Manager, and back-up support to the various practice groups. Proficiency with current technologies and software programs is required. Exercise sound judgment and the willingness to learn new tasks, particularly in regard to computer-based data management and office software solutions. Provide paralegal support to the General Counsel and the Legal Office Manager on various high-level assignments. Assist with maintenance and management of electronic legal matter management systems, documents, files, and reports. Perform periodic internal assessments. Assist with policy and procedure development and user training. Interface with vendor technical support. Management of Legal Hold Process (proxy acknowledgment for custodians, monitor acknowledgment compliance, monitor and manage Oracle employee departure change monitor notices, manage release of holds, construct interviews in interview module, assist users with password issues, update templates, and interface with vendor technical support. Assist with compliance of 10 CFR 719 Contractor Legal Management. Correspond with outside counsel on budget estimates and staffing and resource plans, prepare routine litigation budget/cost reports, other legal office reports, and assist with internal/external litigation cost audits. Provide paralegal back-up support to LC practice groups as assigned. At this level, paralegals must possess all of the requirements set out for Paralegals 1 and 2. Paralegal 3s are also familiar with the rules, requirements and procedures set by federal or state boards, courts, and administrative bodies related to their particular area of practice.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Job Requirements for Paralegal 3: 8 years’ experience as a paralegal in a law office or similar setting. Experience with the rules, requirements and procedures set by federal or state boards, courts, and administrative bodies related to their particular area of practice Graduate degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Desired Skills: Working knowledge of 10 CFR 719 Contractor Legal Management Requirements. Experience with legal hold processes and software. Experience with eDiscovery workflows and review platforms/software. Experience using e-Billing software. Experience using Electronic Case Filing in federal or state court. Paralegal certificate a plus.
Should have 5 years’ experience as a paralegal in a law office or similar setting. Experience working with document management systems, databases, or legal matter management systems is required. Must have experience working on multiple projects with conflicting and often changing priorities and deadlines. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Should have excellent organization, proofreading, and writing skills. Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Additional info

Req ID: IRC61868

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Los Alamos National Laboratory
P.O. Box 1663 Ms-A183
Los Alamos, NM 87545
Phone: 505-665-4444