Job ID: 211915
Location: WASHINGTON DC, DC, United States
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2021
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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SAIC is seeking a Senior Paralegal to support OCGS within DOJ in Washinton DC.
OCGS supervises and assists in the investigation and prosecution of organized crime cases in
United States Attorney's Offices across the country. These cases involve a broad spectrum of
criminal statutes, including extortion, murder, bribery, fraud, money-laundering narcotics, and
In a more specialized context, OCGS also coordinates the Department's labor-management
racketeering program. OCGS provides expert advice and litigation support to prosecutors and
investigators pursuing corruption and abuse involving labor-management relations, internal
union affairs and employee pension and health plans in the private sector
OCGS prosecutors investigate and prosecute important gang cases, formulate violent crime and
gang prosecution policy, assist and coordinate with USAOs on legal issues and multi-district
cases, and work with numerous domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies to construct and
coordinate effective enforcement strategies. OCGS also maintains responsibility over all
domestic violent crime and firearms related statutes within the United States Code.
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.
Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR.
· At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful
· Sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
· Excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw
Must be able to obtain a DOJ Public Trust security clearance
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