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CACI International Senior Litigation Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia

Senior Litigation Paralegal

Job Category: Legal

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

  • Work with client attorneys and team members to support the DOJ Environment and Natural Resources Division, primarily on Fifth Amendment takings cases, especially Rails to Trails cases.

  • Partial telework is currently approved for up to 4 days per week depending on DOJ priorities. We expect DOJ to increase in-person requirements within the Washington, DC offices in the coming months.

More About the Role

  • Client facing position supporting the DOJ Environment and Natural Resources division, primarily focused on the Rails to Trails takings liability and valuation trials. Tasks include but are not limited to factual and legal research and analysis, including title and deed analysis, case law, statutes, and tax data; mapping or review of the same, identifying parcels on historical maps and assisting GIS contractors; travel to NARA in College Park, MD, and potentially other sites to collect and analyzing factual information from public resources, obtain historical documents, maps, etc.; assisting with brief drafting and cite checking, general research, preparing drafts, assisting attorneys with drafting correspondence, briefs, etc., deposition support, pre-trial and trial support, including identifying, preparing, tracking and presenting exhibits; preparing weekly and/or monthly summary reports detailing cases supported, tasks performed, and tasks planned, preparing case specific reports of research and analysis, attending case meetings, analyzing attorney fees submitted by opposing counsel, organizing the data in an Excel spreadsheet, using macros, and compiling or assisting in compiling objections to submissions on behalf of the United States.

  • Additional tasks may include the following: compiles, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizing depositions and other transcripts; maintaining case files; performing moderately complex legal research; indexing, tracking and controlling document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery); production of US discovery; indexing and tracking exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial; synopsizing transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviewing case related materials and, for example, identifying potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation; preparing exhibit cross-references; assisting attorneys in courtroom; reviewing documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.

  • Position requires maintaining files in order to provide written and/or verbal testimony regarding the research performed and conclusions reached in the performance of the above tasks. Travel may be required within the United States.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

  • Must have a paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR.

  • Hands on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required, including cite checking.

  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.

  • Experience in Excel.

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research, and a thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.

  • Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum.

  • 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.

  • Ability to consistently deliver high quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

  • Excellent organization skills. All project related documents and notes must be maintained in organized systems, ready for use and/or production to opposing counsel.

  • DOJ MBI must be obtainable (US citizenship required)

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have

  • Experience as a Title Examiner or a background in real estate records

  • In-court trial experience.

  • Experience with automated litigation support tools such as Relativity, Trial Director, OnCue, etc.

  • Experience working with expert witnesses.

  • Familiarity with GIS tools valued, e.g., ESRI mapping software

  • Ability to travel, generally no more than 10% of the time.

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.

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.

Pay Range : There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, 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 (

The proposed salary range for this position is:

$45,400 - $90,900