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Paralegal I, Paralegal Certificate Required - Washington, DC

Req #: 241416
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required: DOJ MBI

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

We are seeking a paralegal with a certificate from the ABA. The paralegal will perform duties involving the processing of legal work, including preparation of legal correspondence using independent judgment in content and style, and performing a variety of legal, technical and administrative functions (i.e., data gathering, research and analysis) to support organizational activities.  Duties may include:  as a liaison between legal and administrative staff; performing legal research for facts relating to matters of interests; assisting in drafting legal documents; reviewing documents to extract selected data and information relating to specific items; reviewing and summarizing information in prescribed format; reviewing case materials to become familiar with questions under consideration; reviewing case files and noting and correcting case file deficiencies; reviewing and analyzing available precedents relevant to cases under consideration; gathering and reviewing data to discover patterns; overseeing reproduction of legal records and other documents; maintaining case records; assisting attorneys in developing office procedures, operations manuals and filing systems; conducting inventory of files and making recommendations on changes to record collection and retention; scanning documents; and performing special projects and other assignments as may be required.


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate or a JD may be substituted with approval from the COTR.

  • At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision; and ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure.

  • Must be eligible for a Dept. Of Justice MBI security clearance. (U.S. Citizenship required.)


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • FOIA experience desired.
  • Federal litigation experience desired.


What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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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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