Law Clerk II in Los Angeles, CA at PAE

Date Posted: 7/24/2019

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Law Clerk II

  • Conducts on-site taint and discovery reviews for large, criminal cases prosecuted by the USAO.
  • Reviews hundreds of thousands of documents for Garrity material.
  • Reviews documents, creates indices, and summarizes the documents for analysis. The discovery review would involve reviewing documents, creating databases, coding, creating indices, and summarizing the documents for analysis.
  • Performs complex legal research.
  • Prepares draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.
  • Reviews documents for relevance and privilege.
  • Assists attorneys with all phases of litigation.
  • Acts independently and/or as a team leader on larger projects.
  • Primary interface with trial attorneys, experts, and other client staff.


  • Must be able to obtain a government security clearance.
  • Must have law degree or, for some tasks, comparable combination of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • Must have at least two to three years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. 
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw. 
  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. 
  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
  • Works in an office setting; some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items is requires.  With prior approval, works overtime depending on work and caseload.

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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