Legal Assistant II in Falls Church, VA at PAE

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/1/2019

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Legal Assistant II

THIS IS A SCA POSITION

Job Description: (Supports Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) , U.S. Dept. of Justice)


The Legal Assistant II for the DOJ - Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is responsible for a variety of tasks to support the review, certification and production of legal documents related to immigration proceedings. The Legal Assistant II will act as the point of contact for employee questions, provide instruction and assistance to staff with the legal review and analysis of records of proceedings involving a range of immigration related issues. The Legal Assistant II will review case materials to become familiar with questions under consideration. 

Additionally, the Legal Assistant II will:

• Serve as the in-house legal resource for trouble shooting the progression of a case to ensure that all relevant documents are properly certified. 
• Perform quality control and ensures work meets contract requirements for quality and delivery schedules. 
• Instruct and help train and provide guidance to staff in all phases of the document digitization process (prep, scan, qc, reassembly, data entry, etc.)
• Functions as expert operative on all equipment/processes, and provides training for operating, maintaining and cleaning equipment.
• Monitor and report on  work flow processes, and help assigns tasks based on priorities and skills to ensure timely completion of work.
• Work with Supervisor and Upper Management to ensure deadlines and project goals are met.
• Assists with problem resolution or risk mitigation of work flow, files, and cases as needed.
• Acts as primary point of contact for employee questions. 
• Tracks and reports operational metrics.
 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to successfully complete an extensive government background check
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the legal field and Paralegal Certificate
  • Effective communication skills both written and spoken. Legal Writing Sample required. 
  • Computer literacy, Microsoft office, including Excel, and data entry experience.
  • Familiarity and proven use of IRAC required.
  • Must be detailed oriented, dependable, and able to do routine work.
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication and Management/supervisory skills
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds;

Preferred Qualification: Bachelor degree preferred.

Location: 7799 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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