Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
Leidos is seeking a Courtroom Presentation Specialist to work in support of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. The selected candidate 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 and technical services to support the Department of Justice. From emails and instant messages, to electronic devices, and social media systems, we are equipped to meet the challenge of forensically capturing, reviewing, and illuminating the “smoking gun” evidence. Join us and make a difference! In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.
Primary Responsibilities include:
Works with the trial team, including expert witnesses, to develop plans for trial or hearings using a courtroom presentation system
Prepares exhibit images for particular uses (e.g. zooming in on or highlighting a particular paragraph, or setting up two exhibits side by side on the screen)
Develops simple graphic images/exhibits using standard off-the-shelf software packages
Advises attorneys on the effectiveness of certain exhibits or sequences of exhibits
Responsible for the smooth operation of the presentation system in the courtroon
Digitizes audio and video clips
Synchronizes clips with written transcripts
Note that, for most trials, even including most large trials, we expect that the Courtroom Presentation Specialist will be the only contractor staff member needed to work with the attorneys in preparing for trial and in presenting materials in the courtroom. The Courtroom Presentation Specialist needs to be a "jack-of-all-trades" capable of performing all trial and courtroom support functions, including equipment set up and troubleshooting, scripting, advising on graphics presentations, and courtroom operation of equipment. Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager.
Must be familiar with standard courtroom presentation packages such as Trial Director and Sanction
Must have excellent oral communication skills
Must be able to work effectively as a team member in an extremely pressured environment
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a trial team through the entire pretrial and trial cycle, identifying and scanning exhibits, scripting with the attorneys, setting up the courtroom, operating and troubleshooting the system in the courtroom
Must be able to travel for long periods of time
Must be able to work long hours for an extended period of time
Trial experience required.
Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
Familiarity with standard litigation support applications such as Relativity, iCONECT, CaseMap
Active security clearance, preferred
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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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.
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Commitment to Diversity
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.