CACI International Paralegal-Louisville, KY - MUST HAVE PARALEGAL CERTIFICATE in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description

The mission of the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) is to prosecute and defend cases on behalf of the federal government.

SCOPE OF WORK

The Paralegal shall provide legal support.

TASKS/REQUIREMENTS OF THE TASK ORDER

Paralegal

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.

Developing databases or other organizational systems for large document production for efficient retrieval through automated means such as E-scan, IPRO and similar systems.

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.

Paralegal applicants must have the ability to use MS Excel, MS Outlook MS Access or other databases, Word and Adobe Acrobat Professional and should be able to perform legal research in electronic research databases. These 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.

Job Location

US-Louisville-KY-LOUISVILLE

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