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CACI International Senior Paralegal- New Orleans, LA in New Orleans, Louisiana

Job Description

What You’ll Get to Do:Provides support to the Unites States Attorney Office New Orleans, LouisianaMore About the Role:

Typical assignments include (but are not limited to):

  • Examine, prepare, and process a variety of technical legal documents

  • Review incoming material and determine the need for assembly and preparation of legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, and subpoenas.

  • Obtain needed information from files, law enforcement agencies, or other sources, and submit completed legal documents to the appropriate AUSA or, in limited cases, directly to the court.

  • In preparation of documents, considers the nature and the status of the case involved. With limited instructions from the AUSA, prepares such legal actions as indictments, criminal/civil complaints, search warrants, judgements, applications, notices, affidavits, summonses, grand jury subpoenas, rules to show cause, proof of claim, and satisfaction of judgment.

  • Produces a variety of written documents and materials utilizing a wide range of office software types, e.g., tables produced by database applications and charts and graphs produced by electric spreadsheet applications. Utilize various software applications and graphics hardware such as scanners and plotters, prepare technical support e.g., enlarging charts and photographs, duplicating tapes and videos, and marking exhibits.

  • Provide assistance to attorneys in trial preparation by performing duties such as independently compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists.

  • Coordinates with the victim/witness specialist to ensure adherence to current guidelines relating to victims’ rights and services responsibilities. Notifies appropriate individuals of victim/witness issues.

  • Verify citations and statutory references contained in legal documents. Ensures citations are complete and consistent with source material.

  • Develop tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format.

  • Compose original letters that require a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology, e.g., transmittal of pleadings, request for extensions of time in certain cases, advising of actions taken or developments in cases referred by other federal departments and agencies, and notices to attorneys representing defendants.

  • Receives visitors and telephone callers. Furnishers requested information concerning pending and closed matters and cases, functions and general procedures of the office. Determines which matters should be referred to the AUSA and the urgency of the matter. Establishes and maintains a variety of files. Searches legal reference files for information needed by AUSAs in conducting interviews and preparing correspondence.

  • Perform docketing duties such as opening, updating and closing cases through use of the automated case tracking system. As necessary searchers database for required information. Reviews bills and invoices and submits to budget office for payment. Maintains calendar of assigned active cases.

  • Arranges travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 1 years’ experience

  • JD or Paralegal Certificate

  • Must be eligible for a U.S. Security Clearance

What We Can Offer You:

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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Job Location

US-New Orleans-LA-NEW ORLEANS

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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