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Job #: R-00021874
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

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Description

Job Description:

The Mega 4 Litigation Support Team at Leidos currently supporting the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, DC has openings for a Law Clerk I 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. 

Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor.  Performs complex legal research for the trial staff.  Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation. 

Basic Qualifications:

- 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.  

- Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw. 

- Must have 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 e-discovery procedures and resources.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Relativity experience

MEGA

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

SCA Paralegal

Leidos

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 33,000 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.

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