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Job #: R-00083903
Location: Washington, DC
Category: SCA Paralegal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

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 looking for a Senior Paralegal to support the Department of Justice Criminal Division, Organized Crime and Gang Section (OCGS).

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Support the role of the OCGS Victim-Witness Liaison o Coordinate travel and hotel accommodations (international and domestic) for trial appearance for witnesses

  • Draft for approval and mail notifications of court status of victims via the VNS platform (Victim Notification System)

  • Complete and submit necessary forms for approval for victim/witness travel

  • Initiate travel reimbursements for witnesses and submit forms to Court Marshall for payment.

  • Communicates directly with the USAO Liaison regarding the ACTS Victim Notification System

  • Scan hard copy case materials

  • Bate stamping using Adobe for softcopy and occasionally Bate machines for hardcopy

  • Conduct legal research using Westlaw, Lexis, Nexis

  • Electronic case filing using Pacer

  • Prepare witness binders and trial notebooks

  • Prepare and organize trial exhibits

  • Track the receipt of discovery using Excel spreadsheets

  • Perform database searches in Relativity

  • Code documents in Relativity

  • Assist attorneys at trial by loading and presenting evidence using Sanction

  • Communicating with other DOJ components, Federal agencies and others as required in the course of investigations and litigation

  • Assisting attorneys with case organization and trial preparation

  • Digesting and indexing legal documents

  • Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or a Project Supervisor.

  • Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, often develops these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines.

  • In addition to functions performed by Paralegals, described below, performs moderately complex legal research; synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation; writes preliminary drafts of simple legal memoranda and correspondence.

  • Contact mostly with other Contractor staff, but occasional contact with trial staff may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.

  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.

  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, 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, imaging, and hardware systems.

  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current or active clearance

Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important. 

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2022, Leidos was ranked as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the fifth consecutive year.

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Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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 43,000 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.

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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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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 [email protected].

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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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