Duties: Review investigative reports, testimonies, interviews, files, and documents for a variety of cases to become familiar with the issues, and identify pertinent material. Reads and analyzes reports of investigating agencies and sorts through and reads subpoenaed documents and identifies and summarizes portions that may be relevant to particular cases. Establishes and maintains an effective system of compiling, indexing, and organizing this information and its sources. Participates and assists in preparation for trial by compiling, organizing and indexing various evidentiary exhibits. Marks and identifies trial exhibits and drafts a list of exhibits to be offered at trial. Will prepare narrative summaries, charts, tables, graphs, or other visual aids to be used at trial. Copying, mailing, closing files, maintaining pleadings. Assist with other administrative tasks as the sole support person in the branch office. Reviews and analyzes the financial and management operations of a variety of commercial, Industrial, financial and other large, complex corporate organizations. Develops a financial profile of the organization to compile repmis and findings. Demonstrates familiarity with applicable federal, state or local laws to the extent necessary to make sound decisions on direction and scope of the analysis and carries out the mission based on DOJ and USAO policy and long term objectives, such as the identification of sophisticated transactions, or partial and/or inadequate records. Works under the direction of Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor. Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures: compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files; performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery); indexes, tracks and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial. Prepares exhibit cross-references. Assists attorneys in courtroom. Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established performing quality control on the work of peers in all of these areas. Prepares documents for image scanning; performs other document collection related activities, including document screening, and labeling of files to be scanned. Performs simple database searches.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Requires paralegal certificate, or JD Degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least 1 year of study. Only the Contracting Officer can approve a waiver of the education requirements. 1+ year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience valued. Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge and hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems. Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
CACI International Inc
1100 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22201