Legal Assistant I in Falls Church, VA at PAE

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

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Legal Assistant I


Job Description-  Legal Assistant I: To support document review, court filing, and general records management for the Board of Immigration Appeals- Certification Unit.

This position supports the DOJ- Executive Office for Immigration Review- Board of Immigration Appeals. The primary purpose of the position is to facilitate acquisition of immigration court records for certification and upload to various Federal Circuit Courts. Attention to detail and an understanding of litigation is essential.  Tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Properly formatting of legal documents , thoroughly reviewing documents, proofreading said documents for punctuation, spelling, and grammar, and producing final documents that are error free.  
  • Accurately prepare appropriate legal documents in final form in accordance with rules governing style and format. 
  • Prepare necessary copies of documents, addenda, and record material for filing with Courts and for service on counsel.


  • Must be able to obtain a Governmental Security Clearance
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the legal field
  • Knowledge and ability to perform records redactions with direct supervision
  • High attention to detail;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively under strict time constraints and/or deadlines
  • Data entry - Microsoft office application knowledge
  • Microsoft Word skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • High school diploma required
  • College education, legal background, or paralegal certificate preferred
  • Lifting (up to 50 lbs)

​Time Type: Full Time

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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