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Supervisory Paralegal

Job ID: 214319
Location: WASHINGTON DC, DC, United States
Date Posted: Apr 17, 2021
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Supervisory Paralegal to support various DOJ Litigation Support Services. 

Directs and supervises the work of paralegals and other support staff, particularly on major paralegal support efforts, such as large legal research projects or major in-courtroom support.  Monitors work and reports on progress.  Responsible for ensuring that paralegal and support staff work meets contract and attorney requirements and is delivered on time.  Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks.  Must be able to

 

 

formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done.  Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager; may also have significant contact with COR, Government Case Manager, trial attorneys and staff, client agency staff, and opposing counsel.  Performs complex legal and factual research.  Designs and develops systems and procedures for tracking, controlling, and managing case files, exhibits, and other case-specific materials.  Assists trial staff in coordination with expert witnesses and litigation consultants.  Arranges for access to appropriate DOJ libraries and other legal research facilities.  Coordinates with other Contractor support components, including data processing support staff, in order to accomplish work.

Qualifications

Requires paralegal certificate.  Only the Contracting officer can approve a waiver of the paralegal certificate.  At least three years of litigation paralegal experience, including trial experience.  At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.  Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.  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, and imaging.  Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important. 

Must be able to successfully obtain a DOJ Public Trust or already have a DOJ Public Trust. 




Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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