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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Excalibur Staffing Services

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Washington, DC

Posted on

Jan 10,2018

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Supervisory Paralegal The candidate directs and supervises the work of paralegals and other support staff, particularly on major litigation support efforts, such as large document review projects or trial support. Monitors work and reports on progress. Responsible for ensuring that paralegal and support staff work meets contract and attorney requirements and is delivered on time. Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks. Must be able to formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done. Reports to Project Manager; may have significant contact with COR, Government Case Manager, trial attorneys and government staff, client agency staff, and opposing counsel. Designs and develops systems and procedures for tracking, controlling, and managing case files, exhibits, and other case-specific materials. Arranges for access to appropriate DOJ libraries and other legal research facilities. Coordinates with other Contractor support components, including data processing support staff, in order to accomplish work. Assists with all phases of administrative and case management supervision of 70+ team of paralegals and law clerks.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 3 years of litigation experience, including trial experience. Typically requires Bachelor's degree (in a technical field or business administration) or equivalent, and 5-7 years of related (project support or management) experience. J.D. preferred. Strong experience in litigation support/supervising legal teams is needed. Must have 1 year of experience in automated litigation support. Should have 11 year of supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with paralegals, clients, and attorneys. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw. Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. Familiarity with Client tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources preferred. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

Additional info

Ref No.: 17-00121

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Excalibur Staffing Services
1707 L Street NW,
Suite 210
Washington, DC 20036