Senior Paralegal in Washington, DC at PAE

Date Posted: 6/27/2020

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Job Description

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Senior Paralegal

  • Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal.  Performs moderately complex legal research; synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements, areas requiring further investigation, or documents responsive to discovery requests; writes preliminary drafts of simple legal memoranda and correspondence.  
  • Tasks may also include: creating and maintaining subpoena logs and packets; updating the AMMS Document library; submitting Relativity requests;  overseeing distribution and review of new CAFA files; preparing exhibit binders and Tables of Authority; cite checking and proofreading case filings; conducting coding and document review in Relativity; editing in CaseMap; making logistical arrangements for meetings;  and mailing/emailing subpoenas.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.
  • Requires paralegal certificate.  An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR. 
  • At least two (2) years of litigation paralegal experience required. 
  • At least one (1) year of experience in automated litigation support. 
  • Experience with eDiscovery tools (Relativity, CaseMap, Clearwell, Concordance, etc.) required.
  • 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, imaging, and hardware systems.  
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience coding and document review in Relativity.
  • Experience editing in CaseMap.
  • Trial experience very helpful.

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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