CACI International Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois
Job Category: Service Contract Act
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: DOJ MBI
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%
Type of Travel: Local
What You’ll Get to Do:
The paralegal position is an excellent position for a motivated individual looking for an opportunity to grow within CACI. In this role, you will work collaboratively with teams of DOJ attorneys to handle a wide variety of litigation support tasks from the basics (preparing and filing documents with courts and organizing, tracking and archiving legal documents) to the more complex tasks (redacting and protecting privilege information, conducting factual and legal research, assisting in witness interviews, depositions and trial preparation by preparing binders, indexing discovery, and preparing evidentiary exhibits, and providing in-court room assistance). CACI is committed to growing our eDiscovery workforce and has included tuition reimbursement for Relativity certifications, the ACEDS certification and Paralegal Certificates! This is a great opportunity for someone to grow their careers. Please apply if you are interested to hear more!
More About the Role:
As a CACI Paralegal supporting the DOJ’s mission, you will gain invaluable knowledge and transferrable skills related to eDiscovery practice and procedures and utilizing document databases to conduct searches and code evidentiary material. You will be a part of a high-performing team completing assignments with established procedures that include:
Compiling, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents
Summarize depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files
Perform simple legal research
Index, track and control document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery)
Index, track and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.Prepares exhibit cross-references.
Assist US Attorneys in courtroom.
Review documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.
Other examples of the types of work to be performed include compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
- This position requires a paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study. In addition, at least one year of litigation paralegal experience required.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Trial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience valued. Extensive computer and database expertise (MS Excel and Word skills necessary).
What We Can Offer You:
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.