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Legal Clerk

Req #: 245108
Location: Honolulu, HI US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Minimum Clearance Required: DOJ MBI

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Within the Office of Legal and Victim Programs (OLVP), responsible for the myriad of tasks needed to support the USAO in the area of witness management.  
  • Shall perform a variety of tasks related to support the fact witness management process by maintaining witness files, completing and processing travel vouchers; arranging for witness travel and lodging; data entry; working directly with witnesses to ensure appearance for court, pre-trial conferences, and grand jury; and coordinating with other agencies as required, among other duties.
  • Assist with the decrease in delay of witness payments and enable Victim-Witness personnel to increase the quality and quantity of direct services being provided to victims.
  • Receive visitors, field phone calls, questions and other inquiries from fact witnesses seeking information pertaining to court, pre-trial conferences, grand jury appearances and expense reimbursement. Obtain pertinent information for files and documents necessary to arrange witness travel and reimbursements.
  • Initiate contact/notify fact witnesses concerning travel arrangements, appearance date/time, and determine any special circumstances or needs of the fact witness. Use judgment to determine when AUSA should be notified of special circumstances or needs of fact witnesses.
  • Confer with AUSA concerning fact witness appearance and special circumstances regarding witnesses (special authorizations, international witnesses, military/federal employee witnesses, or hostile witnesses). Complete and submit proper documentation for special authorizations and obtain prior approval before proceeding with travel arrangements.
  • Prior to fact witness' appearance, ensure all travel documents and appearance date and time have been provided to witness. Make necessary arrangements for fact witness travel and lodging according to Department of Justice and USAO policies and procedures.
  • Meet with fact witnesses upon arrival to designated hearing or pre-trial conference, offer and perform courtroom orientation, accompany witness to court, ensure a safe waiting area is available, and collect necessary documentation and signatures for fact witness reimbursement documents.
  • Prepare and submit documentation for fact witness reimbursement, i.e. witness vouchers and other required documentation for fact witnesses. Furnish requested information concerning pending and completed fact witness vouchers. Gather required documentation and reconcile Government Travel Accounts
  • Obtain information, confer, and coordinate with the Court, Probation, Pretrial, U.S. Marshals Service, investigative agencies, and other counterparts, when necessary.
  • Complete variable aspects of recurring documents in conformance with the rules governing their style and format. Compose original letters that do not require legal interpretations, but require a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology relevant to fact witness laws and regulations.
  • Perform general office procedures pertaining to fact witness management, including, but not limited to: establish and maintain a variety of fact witness files, documents and databases; assemble documents and other information for fact witness file material and retention in accordance with established procedures and Department of Justice regulations; if requested, establish and maintain calendar and/or database of active and pending fact witness appearances; track hearings, trial dates, grand jury and scheduling conferences; perform other administrative and logistical fact witness management related duties as required/assigned.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required. Undergraduate degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Provide word processing and data entry/retrieval.
  • Ability to review and analyze data and information from multiple sources.
  • Ability to establish case/project files.
  • Ability to enter and retrieve data from databases.
  • Ability to prepare and format management reports.
  • Ability to manipulate, transfer, compute and print information.
  • Ability to prepare and correct reports and correspondence using word processing software.
  • Schedule appointments.
  • Answer inquiries regarding case-related information as maintained in the database.
  • Answer inquiries regarding case-related status.
  • Obtain additional information from other agencies/organizations.
  • Maintain internal status information on the disposition of designated information, files, and assets.
  • Assure information is accurate and perform analytical computations necessary to process data.
  • Provide administrative information and assistance concerning case or file to other agencies or organizations.    

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Prior experience with victim witness management.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

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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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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