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CACI International Paralegal I in Washington, District Of Columbia

Paralegal I

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

This position description is not an active opening but is representative of positions within CACI that are consistently available. Individuals who apply may also be considered for other positions at CACI.

We are seeking a paralegal with a certificate from the ABA. The paralegal will perform duties involving the processing of legal work, including preparation of legal correspondence using independent judgment in content and style, and performing a variety of legal, technical and administrative functions (i.e., data gathering, research and analysis) to support organizational activities.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Act as a liaison between legal and administrative staff.

  • Perform legal research for facts relating to matters of interests.

  • Assist in drafting legal documents. reviewing documents to extract selected data and information relating to specific items.

  • Review and summarizing information in prescribed format.

  • Review case materials to become familiar with questions under consideration.

  • Review case files and noting and correcting case file deficiencies.

  • Review and analyze available precedents relevant to cases under consideration. gathering and reviewing data to discover patterns.

  • Oversee reproduction of legal records and other documents.

  • Maintain case records.

  • Assist attorneys in developing office procedures, operations manuals and filing systems.

  • Conduct inventory of files and making recommendations on changes to record collection and retention. scanning documents.

  • Perform special projects and other assignments as may be required.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate or a JD may be substituted with approval from the COTR.

  • At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with minimal supervision; and ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure.

  • Must be eligible for a Dept. Of Justice MBI security clearance. (U.S. Citizenship required.)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • FOIA experience desired.

  • Bluebooking experience desired.

  • Relativity experience desired.

  • Federal litigation experience desired.

  • Trial experience very 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 55 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 Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with CACI.

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