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Legal Staff Paralegal in Youngstown, OH

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Company name

U.S Department Of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Youngstown, OH

Date Last Verified

Apr 13,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018

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Legal Assistant (Office Automation), GS 6 - 7 Duties : Responsible for supporting Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. Examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels. Providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation. Assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents. Assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository. Maintaining calendar of assigned active cases. Tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews. Arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations. And producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : GS-6: Must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-5 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience reviewing legal documents such as complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels for completeness of information. retrieving and assembling information for hearing and/or trial use. researching a variety of legal sources to obtain and/or verify information. and using automated software to produce legal related reports, documents, correspondence and related materials.

GS-7: To be eligible at the GS-7 level, must have at least 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-6 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing assistance to attorneys by preparing complaints, motions, subpoenas, orders, or other hearing and/or trial documents accurately and in proper format. verifying citations and statutory references contained in legal documents. assisting with discovery, hearing or trial preparation by performing duties such as compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists. and using automated software to produce legal related reports and documents, including developing tables of contents and indices to briefs.

To be qualified, must type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. (A typing test may later be required.)

Deadline : 04/16/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number 18-OHN-10179628-DE. Apply online. No email.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department Of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys
801 West Superior Avenue
Suite 400
Cleveland, OH 44113-1852
Phone: 216-622-3615
Fax: 216-522-3370