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Job #: R-00002305
Category: SCA Paralegal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Mega 4 Litigation Support Team at Leidos currently supporting the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, DC has an opening for a Senior Paralegal to work in a downtown Washington, DC DOJ office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the U.S. Department of Justice achieve their mission.

Primary Responsibilities

Works under the direction of a Project Supervisor or Supervisory Paralegal. Provides administrative and litigation support for Government attorneys and Paralegals onsite at Department of Justice offices. Engages in a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to those calling for judgment and independent initiative. Provides general litigation support to attorneys. Assists with maintaining case files, preparing filings for the court, tracking document discovery, and preparing exhibits/binders for depositions and trial.

Basic Qualifications

Requires sound working knowledge of legal system and legal principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education. Should have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, and spreadsheets. Paralegal certificate preferred. An equivalent level of legal training or experience may be substituted. Automated litigation support experience valued.

Preferred Qualifications

Relativity database experience

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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