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Leidos is looking for a top notch candidate to perform Law Clerk I services in support of one or more AUSAs in support of one of our federal agency customers in Philadelphia, PA.
Overtime and travel may be required as needed with proper authorization. Individual may support any division/section within depending on the needs of the office at time of hire.
This position is expected to start on June 1, 2021. However, employment is contingent on ability to successfully obtain a minimum of a Public Trust Waiver prior to your start date as well as the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Suitability Determination for the duration of this position.
Typical assignments include the following but not limited to:
Preparing, proofreading and processing a wide range of technical legal documents such as litigation hold letters and other correspondence using Microsoft Office applications;
Preparing draft legal pleadings, necessary and/or subsequent motions, papers, and proposed orders for court filings;.
Electronic court filings using ECF/PACER;.
Assist in performing legal research in support utilizing a variety of automated legal research tools such as Court link, as well as public information databases and or program-specific legal matters such as other courts, and provide assistance in assigned areas of criminal or civil proceedings, e.g. electronic discover;
Preparing outgoing encrypted media as needed using Adobe and other software.
Assisting with pretrial and trial by preparing, reviewing, and organizing case file information and trial binders as well as arranging for scheduling witnesses and court reporters.
Preparing internal authorizations for requesting goods/services such as deposition transcripts;
Frequent interaction with agencies and other internal personnel;
Maintaining calendar of active court matters such as tracking filings, hearings and trial dates, and scheduling conferences, interviews, and other deadlines for AUSAs.
Arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations.
Assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents. Assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository.
Performs other miscellaneous tasks.
The above mentioned duties may be performed as single functions or in combination with one another.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Law degree (Juris Doctorate), 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.
- 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.
- Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
- Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff.
- Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.
- Skilled in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.
- Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items
- Ability to obtain a security clearance.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen.
- Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications.
- Experience using CourtLink and other public information databases.
- Experience encrypting files using Adobe and other software.
- Experience using ECF/PACER.
- Current or active clearance.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:SCA Paralegal
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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