CACI International Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia
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: Continental US
What You’ll Get to Do
The paralegal position is an excellent position for a motivated individual looking for an opportunity to grow within CACI. This position will support the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection’s mission. Positions like this are critical and are very involved with high-profile important cases.
Partial telework is approved as long as there is a stable internet connection. In office work is required a minimum of 1 day per week. Additional in-office days may be required depending on the nature of the assignments.
In this role, you will work collaboratively with teams of attorneys to handle a wide variety of litigation support tasks from the basics (preparing and filing documents with courts and organizing, tracking and archiving legal documents) to the more complex tasks (redacting and protecting privilege information, conducting factual and legal research, assisting in witness interviews, depositions and trial preparation by preparing binders, indexing discovery, and preparing evidentiary exhibits, and providing in-court room assistance).
CACI is committed to growing our eDiscovery workforce and has included tuition reimbursement for Relativity certifications, the ACEDS certification and Paralegal Certificates! This is a great opportunity for someone to grow their careers. Please apply if you are interested to hear more!
More About the Role
As a CACI Paralegal supporting the DOJ’s mission, you will gain invaluable knowledge and transferrable skills related to eDiscovery practice and procedures and utilizing document databases to conduct searches and code evidentiary material. The work includes a wide variety of litigation support tasks including but not limited to
Using electronic databases to conduct factual and legal research; coding substantive case materials, and retrieving and analyzing materials through data searches.
Conducting interviews with prospective witnesses and drafting reports and other documents.
Preparing table of contents and table of authorities for legal briefs.
Reviewing and researching citations, footnotes, textual references and other entries for accuracy.
Digesting substantive materials or transcripts of testimony from depositions.
Maintaining files for case team members and preparing exhibits for trial.
Coordinating various support services required by attorneys assigned to a case (i.e., requesting court reporters, shipping materials, coordinating with litigation support, etc.).
Assisting attorneys in depositions and other hearings.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications
This position requires a 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.
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.
These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have
Trial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience valued. Extensive computer and database expertise (MS Excel and Word skills necessary).
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: 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.