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CACI International Paralegal I - Detroit, MI in Detroit, Michigan

Paralegal I - Detroit, MI

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:

  • Review investigative reports, testimonies, interviews, files, and documents for a variety of cases to become familiar with the issues, and identify pertinent material.

  • Reads and analyzes reports of investigating agencies and sorts through and reads subpoenaed documents and identifies and summarizes portions that may be relevant to particular cases.

  • Establishes and maintains an effective system of compiling, indexing, and organizing this information and its sources.

  • Participates and assists in preparation for trial by compiling, organizing and indexing various evidentiary exhibits.

  • Marks and identifies trial exhibits and drafts a list of exhibits to be offered at trial.

  • Contractor will prepare narrative summaries, charts, tables, graphs, or other visual aids to be used at trial.

  • Range of paralegal tasks include, but are not limited to copying, mailing, closing files, maintaining pleadings.

  • The candidate will be asked to assist with other administrative tasks as the sole support person in the branch office.

  • The contractor works in an office setting; some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items is requires.

  • There may be a need for the candidate to work overtime depending on work and case load.

  • Reviews and analyzes the financial and management operations of a variety of commercial, Industrial, financial and other large, complex corporate organizations.

  • Develops a financial profile of the organization to compile repmis and findings.

  • Demonstrates familiarity with applicable federal, state or local laws to the extent necessary to make sound decisions on direction and scope of the analysis and carries out the mission based on DOJ and USAO policy and long term objectives, such as the identification of sophisticated transactions, or partial and/or inadequate records.

More About The Role:

  • Works under the direction of Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor.

  • Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures: compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files; performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery); indexes, tracks and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.

  • Prepares exhibit cross-references.

  • Assists attorneys in courtroom.

  • Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established performing quality control on the work of peers in all of these areas.

  • Prepares documents for image scanning; performs other document collection related activities, including document screening, and labeling of files to be scanned.

  • Performs simple database searches.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.

  • Only the Contracting Officer can approve a waiver of the education requirements.

  • At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.

  • Automated litigation support experience valued.

  • Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge and 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.

  • Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.

  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

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 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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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 Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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