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Paralegal--Washington, DC

Req #: 203481
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Security Clearance: DOJ MBI
Clearance Status: Must be Obtainable

Job Description


 

Unit: Front Office:

  • Create comparative analysis charts for proposed legislation
  • Conduct legal research using Westlaw Next
  • Design, create, and proofread informational and instructional bulletins for office-wide distribution regarding legislative or ethical issues
  • Design and produce training materials for AUSAs and law enforcement partners
  • Revise, edit, and citation-check legal documents for trial and testimony for council hearings
  • Maintain Eyewitness Identification Research Portal
  • Prepare exhibits for trial such as visual materials and research articles
  • 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. 
  • 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.  
  • Role also requires 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.
  • Specialized experience participating in complex federal investigations and prosecution involving violent criminalities such as armed assaults, robberies, conspiracies, kidnappings, homicides, and possession / distribution of illegal narcotics
  • Compiles, prepares, summarizes, and assists with relevant materials (indictments, motions, sealed court filings, electronic court filings, subpoenas, affidavits, warrants, briefs, ect.) for use by federal law enforcement, prosecutors, and district or superior courts
  • Prepares various legal documents to include come-ups, CANS, Attorney Special Requests (ASRs), writs of habeas corpus, grand jury and trial subpoenas, interrogatory requests, and documentation relevant to acquiring evidence or testimony
  • Supports the criminal investigation process by working with other organizations including federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies such as FBI, ATF, HSI, DEA, ICE, IRS, and MPD
  • Practices complex investigation and enforcement principles and procedures, criminal and case law precedents, administrative and legal protocol and methodology
  • Holds substantial knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations concerning criminal and other investigations
  • Aids attorneys in taking telephone calls or interviewing victims, witnesses, cooperators, and suspects
  • Provides assistance and guidance to colleagues to work collectively as a team
  • Prepares, organizes, tracks, and indexes discovery and other exhibit materials used at trial using Trial Director
  • Summarizes, orders, and manages depositions and other transcripts while corresponding with court reporters and the budget and finance department
  • Performs wiretap analyses and writes summaries and transcripts of pertinent phone calls
  • Performs advanced legal research using Lexis Nexis and Westlaw
  • Manages, tracks, and maintains high profile cases as well as scheduling and/or keeping a calendar of events such as debriefings, hearings, trial dates, travel, and hotel accommodations
  • Conducts all aspects of trial preparation, including litigation case management; serve as litigation support in court proceedings and trial
  • Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria
  • Researches and analyzes criminal history reports using information found in NCIC/WALES, JACCS, JUSTIS, and PRISM 
  • Develops and enters various case material into a computer database and prepare charts, graphs, and tables to illustrate results; Prepares large photos, exhibits, audio and video production to be used in courtroom

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate.  
  • At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful. 
  • Automated litigation support experience valued.



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-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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