Duties and Responsibilities: Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures: -Compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents. -Summarizes depositions and other transcripts. -Maintains case files; performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery). -Indexes, tracks, and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial. -Prepares exhibit cross-references. -Reviews 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. -May have a role involving special knowledge and skills, such as litigation, document analysis or accounting. -Litigation specialty supports attorneys during trial, including courtroom locations. -Is expected to work independently on tasks without the need for continuous input from SEC staff. Required Qualifications: -Requires Paralegal Certificate and 2 years of experience in the required specialty, such as litigation, document analysis, or accounting. -An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted for the Paralegal Certificate. -For litigation specialty experience in trial support, cite checking legal motions and memoranda, and automated litigation support is required. -Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills. Requires thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXISINEXIS, CLEAR, Westlaw, Concordance or Recommind; -Experience documenting Table of Authorities, and Table of Contents. -Role also requires knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources. -Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important. -Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office 2010 or newer programs, and Adobe Professional, or newer program, to include redacting and redlining expertise. -In addition, must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. -Must be able to obtain and maintain a NACI clearance.
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