Leidos is looking to hire multiple Law Clerks to work at the Office of the Pardon Attorney in Washington, DC. We are looking for individuals who have completed their law degrees and have hands-on litigation experience.
You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth. Be part of a dynamic team in providing legal services to support the Department of Justice and the Office of the Pardon Attorney’s mission.
In this role, you will assist with tasks including working with DOJ attorneys and other colleagues in gathering all of the necessary pieces needed in order for the Pardons office to provide the President of the United States with a report and recommendation to help in his decision making process on the exercise of his power to grant clemency. If this type of challenging work sounds like something you would be interested in to grow your career, apply now!
Primary Responsibilities include:
Screen, review, analyze, and sort incoming mail and correspondence (electronic and hardcopy).
Electronically request reports from the Bureau of Prisons and then collect information from those reports to populate fields in the Pardon’s electronic case management system (IQ).
Scan, prep, unitize, and file petitions of commutation and pardon requests.
Scan and process petitions to be uploaded to IQ and to the shared network drive.
Issue code data into IQ.
Manage routine electronic file maintenance, including organizing backup copies of original petitions mailed to the office.
Compile and organize relevant documents for use by attorneys in preparation for their evaluation of petitions.
Requires Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study
Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
Hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, preferred.
Trial experience very helpful.
Current or active clearance.
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 2023, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth 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 46,000 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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