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General Paralegal - Mid (Must have TS/SSBI eligibility)

Washington, Washington DC
Job Type
1 Oct 2021
DescriptionSAVA Workforce Solutions, an Akima Company, delivers enterprise IT and mission support solutions to the federal government, serving the federal civilian, defense, law enforcement and intelligence communities. SAVA helps our customers strengthen national security, improve communications and collaboration and secure the integrity of their data, information systems and networks. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our 14,300 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.Job Summary:In this position the Mid-Level Paralegal will provide professional, accurate, timely and reliable paralegal support reporting to the OGC-LITB and detailed to assist the litigating section. In particular, you will support the missions of the ELUs and CLUs. Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, you shall often develop these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines. The General Paralegal Task includes but is not limited to the following:Responsibilities:Receive, prioritize, and process requests such as document review or requests for advice or legal technical assistance;Research and locate responsive information and identify relevant laws, judicial decisions, and legal articles;Perform typical Paralegal functions, including: moderately complex legal research; synopsizing transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviewing case related materials; and identifying potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation;Write preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence;Assist in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, exhibits, etc.; conducting legal analysis, reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: Active Top Secret with SSBI and ability to obtain SCI clearance. Two or more years of litigation paralegal experience with trial experience.Successful completion of Paralegal degree or certificate.Shall have a sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.Shall have excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools, such as LEXIS NEXIS and Westlaw.Shall perform legal research and writing.Shall prepare legal memoranda and correspondence,Shall assist attorneys with all phases of litigation, including aiding with discovery requests and responses: reviewing documents for relevance and privilege: drafting motions and briefs: organizing exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices: and assisting at trial.Shall have excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel. PowerPoint and Outlook) and hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.Shall consistently demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and manage complex relationships with all stake-holders.Shall consistently deliver highest quality work under pressure.Shall have hands-on experience or training with ESI tools and general knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list ofall duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the termsof an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company managementreserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other dutiesas may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.Weare an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receiveconsideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed,national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexualorientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or anyother basis prohibited by law. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonableaccommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If youhave a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying foremployment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for aposition please contact, Recruiting Services at or. 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  • Job Reference: 386581922-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Sava
  • Location: Washington, Washington DC
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent