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Paralegal/Legal Assistant I

Req #: 132973
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required: DOJ MBI

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities: - Works under the direction of the Project Manager.  Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures:  - Performs a variety of administrative and legal tasks that include, but are not limited to: providing filing and records management support to assigned staff; performing legal research and supports the preparation of legal documents for assigned staff; arranging meetings and managing assigned staff schedules; screening calls and visitors; routinely providing back-up support to front office legal administrative staff; - Supporting leadership staff as well as the Executive Officer and legal administrative team in a variety of administrative and legal tasks; responding to administrative data calls and reviewing and processing incoming documents for action as directed; - Performs simple legal research; proof-reads and cite checks legal documents such as briefs and memoranda; works with the administrative staff to assist in supporting tasks from assigned personnel; supports staff and leadership personnel in proofreading, formatting, drafting and/or assembling Tables of Authority, Appendices, argument binders, and providing legal research and other administrative and legal tasks as needed.  Required Qualifications: - Requires law degree (Juris Doctor, ABA Accredited law school) or Paralegal Certificate. - At least one 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. Incumbent must be able to draft and revise complex Table of Authorities (TOA) and Table of Contents (TOC) for court briefs. - 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.   - Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.  - Must be willing to complete a brief written assessment to demonstrate competency in basic legal writing and citation.  

Job Location

US-Washington-DC-WASHINGTON DC


 

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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