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CACI International Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia

Paralegal

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.

Provide paralegal support on-site at the CFTC for the Division of Enforcement. Perform duties involving the processing of legal work and performing a variety of legal, technical and administrative functions to support organizational activities.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Review and process incoming FOIA requests

  • Perform legal research and assist in drafting legal documents

  • Review documents to extract and summarize selected data and information

  • Review case materials to become familiar with questions under consideration

  • Review case files - noting and correcting case file deficiencies

  • Review and analyze available relevant precedents

  • Gather and review data to discover patterns

  • Oversee reproduction of legal records and other documents

  • Maintain case records and scan documents

  • Conduct inventory of files and make recommendations on changes to record collection and retention

  • Perform special projects and other assignments as may be required

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate. J.D. may be substituted with approval.

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

  • 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.

  • Must eligible for U.S. security clearance. (U.S. Citizenship required.)

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

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

  • Federal litigation experience and FOIA experience desired.

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 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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