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Paralegal Specialist / Legal Assistant

Company name

United States Army

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff


Hurstbourne, KY

Posted on

Dec 31,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
International Law >> International Law
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Paralegal Specialist / Legal Assistant The candidate will assist judges, army lawyers and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. Will provide legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as criminal law, family law, international law, contract law, and fiscal law. Provide preliminary paralegal and administrative support to unit commanders and staff and coordinates paralegal actions with the supervising Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. Prepare and process legal documents in support of courts-martial, non-judicial punishment, and other military justice matters. Prepare line of duty determinations, separation board proceedings, and other administrative law matters. Provide Paralegal assistance services in the family law arena including powers of attorney, wills, and separation decrees. Prepare claims processing and investigations. Supervise the operation of a section in a command or installation paralegal office. Provide technical guidance to subordinates. Maintain law/administrative library and section files and records. Monitor and review actions to ensure accuracy and timely dispatch or disposition. High school or equivalent education is required with enlistment in the US Army. Typing speed of 25+ wpm is essential. Application Deadline: January 12, 2018.

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Hiring Coordinator
United States Army
1777 North Kent Street
Arlington, VA 22209