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CACI International Paralegal - Hybrid Opportunity! in Suitland, Maryland

Paralegal - Hybrid Opportunity!

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 contractor shall provide a variety of direct legal support assistance to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service including monitoring and managing asylum litigation cases.

  • Basic duties include organizing, updating and ensuring completeness of individual litigation files, monitoring attorney duty mailboxes to identify new mandamus litigation filings, recording cases in data management systems, and forwarding the cases to the appropriate parties as required.

More About the Role:

  • Works under the direction of Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor. Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures:

  • Review, monitor, provide basic legal research and ensure communication between the Department of Justice and USCIS for mandamus lawsuits previously determined to be non-defensible pursuant to OCC policy. Paralegals will conduct all necessary basic research and correspondence between the DOJ and the USCIS operational client to see the case through to completion (final decision by judge or voluntary dismissal) and notify an OCC attorney if there are any legal issues with the adjudication of the case or any other problems

  • Compile, prepare, and summarize relevant materials for use by attorneys in in preparation of status conferences, motions, briefs, and other legal documents.

  • Use legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research as it relates to the Mandamus litigation

  • Use a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems

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.

  • 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.

  • Some physical exertion such as moderate periods of standing; or recurring activities such as bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching; pushing supply carts; or recurring lifting (up to 50lbs) of moderately heavy items such as boxes of cases or supplies

  • DOJ MBI must be obtainable (US Citizenship required).

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with managing complex tickler files in Excel or other software is helpful.

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:

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.

This posting is for a position covered by the Service Contract Labor Standards (SCA). The pay and benefits provided for this position will meet or exceed the minimum required amounts detailed in the wage determination issued by the Department of Labor and made applicable to this position, as incorporated into CACI’s government contract for the work location.​

Minimum Req uired Hourly Wage:

$24.57

There are a host of other factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographical location, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here (https://careers.caci.com/global/en/employee-benefits) .

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