FOIA Paralegal in Falls Church, VA at PAE

Date Posted: 8/4/2019

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FOIA Paralegal


Job Profile:  FOIA Paralegal/Legal Assistant II

Job Description: 

To support file processing for the U.S. Department of Justice- Executive Office for Immigration Review.

Supports the USDOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)-Office of the General Counsel (OGC).  OGC manages a variety of legal issues for EOIR which includes processing requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  The FOIA Analyst position will support a team of two attorneys who will focus on complex FOIA cases.  Additionally, should there be litigation, the Analyst will support the attorney team by gathering data, creating requisite files, and prepping materials for hearings/trial.  The Analyst will review requests for information as well as the subject documents and determine whether any exemptions apply. The Analyst will also redact exempt information and provide the same to an OGC attorney for review and approval. Other tasks will vary in nature but may include (but not be limited to) monitoring email and  hard copy mail for FOIA requests, entering the same into a central data base and providing reports.


• Must be able to obtain a government security clearance.

* Knowledge of FOIA exemptions and their application.
* Must be detail oriented, dependable, and able to do routine work along with organizational skills
* Must have strong computer literacy and data entry skills
* High school diploma or GED equivalent
* Willing and able to lift (up to 50 lbs.)

*Bachelor or Advanced Degree
*5 years or more experience with FOIA exemptions
* Litigation  Support experience

Primary Location: 5107  Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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