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Job #: R-00012556
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: SCA Paralegal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Paralegal to join us in support of the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division in Washington, DC at 1400 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC. The period of performance is through May 30, 2020.

Primary Responsibilities:

Trial Attorneys require assistance from Paralegals with case investigation, preparation of legal documents, research and preparation for trial. They will obtain evidence from their research, organize materials needed, prepare witnesses and issue legal documents such as subpoenas. They will work closely with the case attorneys and they may also appear at trial.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have a paralegal certificate (or a law degree).
  • Must have at least one year of litigation paralegal experience.
  • Shall have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.
  • 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.
  • Skilled in typing, proofreading, drafting correspondence, calendaring deadlines, organizing and scanning files, reviewing statutes, and electronically filing documents with the court.
  • Trial experience in preparing and organizing evidence, discovery, and trial exhibits, such as statistical charts, power points, and demonstrative exhibits, to be presented in court and interrogatories, requests for financial information, and third-party subpoenas.
  • Skilled in the use of automated litigation support systems, in order to track and maintain status on document processing, in support of large-scale, document heavy, complex litigation.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance
  • Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year of Relativity experience, preferred.


MEGA

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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