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Paralegal

Req #: 244288
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required: DOJ MBI

Job Description


What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Work under the direction of Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor. 
  • Compile, prepare, and summarize relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents. Summarize depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files.
  • Perform simple legal research.
  • Index, track, and control document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery).
  • Index, track, and exhibit other materials at depositions and at trial. 
  • Prepare exhibit cross-references. 
  • Assist attorneys in courtroom. 
  • Review documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.
  • Other examples of the types of work to be performed include compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate
  • Criminal work experience in the areas of processing or prepping discovery, preparation of exhibits or exhibit lists for criminal trials or specialized experience in operating e-discovery related databases.
  • Experience with e-discovery tools such as IPRO Eclipse, Relativity, CaseMap, etc.
  • Technical work background utilizing specialized processes, procedures or practices related to a criminal case work environment.  For example, extensive courtroom experience directly assisting attorneys with trial and technical trial programs and software such as Sanction or Trial Director. 
  • Ability to independently process, produce and maintain a large amount of technical e-discovery type data in an electronic format utilizing multiple types of case management software.
  • An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with approval
  • At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required.
  • Automated litigation support experience valued. Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum.
  • Sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research. 
  • 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.   
  • Basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Trial experience very helpful
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, good team player


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.

Job Location

US-Chicago-IL-CHICAGO


 

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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