CACI International Senior Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

Senior Paralegal – Special Litigation

Working with CACI to assist the mission of the US Department of Justice, Special Litigation (SPL) Section.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works under the direction of Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor.

  • Following established guidelines, gathers, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in preparation of opinions, briefs and other legal documents.

  • Summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files.

  • Performs simple legal research; indexes, tracks and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.

  • Assists attorneys in courtroom; prepares exhibit cross-references.

  • Screens documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.

  • Performs initial compilation of documents for FOIA or production requests, subject to review by superiors and trial staff.

  • Researches discrimination complaints.

  • Interviews community stakeholders, victims, and residents.

  • Assists trial attorneys with vetting expert consultants, scheduling court reporters, cite checking, preparing trial exhibits, preparing briefing and witness materials.

  • Assists with document coding and reviewing production of records and case related discovery.

  • Assists trial attorneys in civil court proceedings.

Requirements:

  • Requires paralegal certificate.

  • An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COTR.

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

  • Automated litigation support experience very helpful.

  • Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation system sufficient to perform basic legal research.

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and WestLaw.

  • Should have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging and telecommunications.

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

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.

Job Location

US-Washington-DC-WASHINGTON DC

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. 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 proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.