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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - E-Discovery
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Washington, DC

Posted on

Jul 31,2018

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Legal Assistant IV The candidate will be responsible for preparing memoranda and other legal documents; following established guidelines, gathering, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys and/or other office professionals; reviewing documents and cross-checking information; entering data into computerized systems, updating databases and spreadsheets; obtaining documents from paper and electronic files; assisting with responding to information sharing requests; performing document review and research and summarizing findings; drafting and editing internal and external documents and/or correspondence; assisting with document productions; maintaining, organizing, and filing office records and documents; performing initial compilation of documents for FOIA or production requests; drafting internal reports; drafting notices, orders and action memos for exemptive applications; researching and collecting data and one-off projects; performing complex data-base searches related to filings (e.g., Name Relationship Search Index) and other legal data-base searches (e.g., basic Westlaw and/or LEXIS); maintaining chronological/searchable databases of office precedent (i.e., comment letters, minutes of meetings and office policy significant outcomes memoranda); and preparing and maintaining database monitoring and tracking status (e.g., track and/or organize materials using agency automated database/systems such as word processing software, spreadsheets, computer graphics, presentation software or database applications). Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation. Must have law degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. Should have and use excellent oral and written communications skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as Lexis/Nexis, Clear, Westlaw. Role also requires knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources are needed. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 or newer programs are needed. Must have hands on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. Should be a US Citizen and able to obtain a government security clearance to include an extensive background investigation.

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Job ID: 20194579. Send CV.

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Hiring Coordinator
1525 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22209