Leidos is looking for a Law Clerk I to work in support of the Civil Rights Division. Do you have experience with legal review, legal writings, or legal publications? If so, this is the position for you! This is a hybrid position (1 day/week on site and 4 days/week remote), but will require travel to the customer site in Washington, D.C. as requested.
Work under the direction of a Project Manager. Performs complex legal research for the CAO staff.
Review and conduct research for ROI (Release of Information)
Review new cases and conducts research of pertinent laws
Edit previously submitted final decisions and writes/researches legal opinions on newest case
Edit and review cases for issuance
Respond to citizen letters
Review AMICUS briefs
Brief attorneys regarding legal issues, theories and draft statement of facts
A writing sample will be required for consideration.
Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study or, an equivalent level of legal training or experience.
Sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Public Trust.
Extensive Cite Checking / Blue Booking Experience
Must have advanced legal writing skills.
Ability to consistently deliver highest quality of work under extreme pressure will be very important.
Publication of legal writings
Participation in Law Review
This position is covered under the Service Contract Act and is subject to minimum wage requirements as well as the minimum Health and Welfare benefit. Leidos will ensure that all provisions are met through their wages and benefits. The pay for this position will be $35.35/hr.
In 2022, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the fifth consecutive year. We were also ranked #2 on the Forbes’ list of Best Employers for Veterans and #26 on Careers & The Disabled Magazine’s list of Top 50 Employers for the Disabled!
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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