Senior Paralegal in Louisville, KY at PAE

Date Posted: 8/4/2019

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Senior Paralegal

Job Description:

  • Performing legal research and drafting documents in support of Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) work with direction from assigned attorneys.
  • Researching and analyzing case law, statutes, legislative intent, judicial precedents, etc., as they relate to assigned cases.  Using a variety of automated legal research tools including Westlaw, West Next, and Lexis, as well as public information databases and other automated resources.
  • Assisting with managing discovery to include assisting with responding to propounded discovery including assembling documents responsive to discovery at the direction of attorneys assigned to cases.
  • Assisting in reviewing and evaluating referrals and planning a comprehensive approach to obtain additional information and evidence.
  • Assisting in drafting and issuing subpoenas and civil investigatory demands.
  • Drafting legal documents and correspondence for attorney’s review and signature.
  • Assisting in pretrial preparations by preparing, scheduling, reviewing, and organizing the assembly of evidence, exhibits, discovery and other documents including voluminous records in both electronic and physical form.
  • Supporting attorneys in court proceedings by briefing attorneys on pertinent facts, issues, and case law, and by compiling, organizing, and indexing exhibits.
  • Organizing documents for efficient automated storage and retrieval by scanning documents, preparing appropriate indices, defining data file search criteria, etc.
  • Assisting in the preparation of computerized pretrial, trial and general office presentations by using a variety of computer hardware such as printers, plotters, audio-visual devices, and other state-of-the-art equipment and litigation support programs such as Sanction, Concordance, PowerPoint, CaseMap, TimeMap, Access, Excel, Microsoft Word for word processing and MS Outlook.
  • Assisting AUSAs with presentations for use in courtrooms, grand jury sessions and general office presentations.  Also may include the preparation of photograph boards, maps, charts and other demonstrative exhibits required for litigation.
  • Applicants should demonstrate the ability to review a wide variety of documents, both legal and non-legal documents, including motions and briefs, and a variety of legal correspondence.
  • The applicant must have excellent computer skills. 
  • Communication skills are extremely important. 
  • The applicant should be able to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff. 
  • The applicant should have the ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.
  • The applicant should possess skills in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain a government clearance.
  • Requires a Paralegal Certificate and five years’ experience in legal environment
  • Experience with Sanction, Concordance, PowerPoint, CaseMap, TimeMap, and Access helpful.
  • Experience drafting legal documents helpful
  • Experience with Westlaw, West Next, and Lexis required

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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