Legal Office Assistant (Document Management Analyst II)
The candidate's duties include: Conduct legal research and drafts acceptable substantive pleadings. Draft and review motions and responses to defense pleadings; Review and edit draft of substantive legal documents drafted by attorneys, paralegal specialists, and other support staff members. Review outgoing correspondence for procedural and grammatical accuracy, format, and presentation. Consults with document author to resolve questionable material. Prepare and submit legal pleadings, forms, reports, correspondence, and other documents are prepared and submitted within established deadlines; Prepares appropriate case summaries to assist the firm in preparation for pre-trial motions hearings and/or trial; Searches file for material used in recurring reports. Assembles file data or secures data from staff members into the proper format based on the purpose and nature of the report. Review outgoing correspondence for procedural and grammatical accuracy, format, and presentation. Produce written documents utilizing a range of office automation software. Retrieves required information from various files and records and prepares legal documents with complicated formatting. Ensures proper spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar. Receive and review incoming correspondence and forwards each item to the appropriate AUSA or to other staff based on a knowledge of the duties and functions of the United States Attorney's Office; Receive telephone calls and visitors, screening those which can be handled without help; Maintain legal and general office files. Review, screen, and control incoming mail. Schedule appointments, meetings, engagements, and conferences; Makes travel arrangement, secure accommodations and maintains contact while the Government traveler is in travel status. Use office software, provide automated litigation assistance to attorneys by preparing charts and other specialized materials relating to trial preparation and presentations. Use established network or mainframe databases, e.g., JUSTIS Westlaw, Lexis, RCIS, Automated Papering System (APS), Automated Trial Preparation (ATP), performs data searches, report design, and other data retrieval assignments. Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. Requires 3 years of experience on major litigation support projects or undergraduate degree. Prior experience in the legal environment is required. Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required. Requires hands-on familiarity with the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, data processing environments, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, internet and server-based databases and other applications, such as Oracle, Relativity or other document review platform, Trial Director, etc. Should be a knowledgeable user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems. Must have experience conducting legal research using databases such as Lexis, Westlaw or Pacer. Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred.
Ref : R0055240
1525 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209