Paralegal II (Must obtain "sensitive" security clearance, Risk Level 3, SSBI)

Roanoke, VA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Legal/Risk
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust
  • Req ID: 2024-7922

Overview

Job Summary:

SAVA is seeking a candidate for paralegal work (level II) in direct support of one or more Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) by providing a variety of technical paralegal services specific to ACE (Affirmative Civil Enforcement) litigation.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides a variety of direct paralegal services to assist AUSAs. Seeks information from known sources, and locates new sources of information, in aid of ACE investigations and trials through contacts or correspondence with other departments and/or agencies of federal, state and local government, witnesses and counsel for targets/defendants. Uses legal authorities and current case law to independently gather factual material; reads, annotates, and summarizes transcripts, files and other factual aspects of the case; obtains financial and statistical information, agency records, court records and/or other public records including public information databases; analyzes documents, assists with agency interviews or potential witnesses and drafts factually precise legal memoranda.

  • Reviews, organizes and analyzes the financial and management operations of a variety of organizations. Gathers, sorts, and examines a wide array of financial documents obtained from a variety of sources, including financial statements, billing records, invoices, data processing material, bank records, and other documents. Accurately interpreting data and statistical evaluations to prepare and present oral and written report to AUSA and/or judges.

  • Reviews and analyzes various health care records, including medical records, billing records, Medicaid or Medicare data, and other ACE- related records.

  • Proficiently performs timely, accurate case file review and analysis against legal standards. Notes case file deficiencies (missing documents, inconsistent material) and requests further investigation to correct deficiencies within approved authority. Performs assigned case development tasks, which are typically covered by established legal research, utilizing common, available research tools and legal reference materials as necessary.

  • Responsible for organizing, inventorying and processing Large quantities of records, data and discovery documents and preparing abundant exhibits for settlement discussions, discovery requests and for trial. Organizes and analyzes discovery responses.

  • Provides automated Litigation assistance to attorneys in complex ACE related trial preparation and courtroom presentations. Utilizes various software applications and graphics hardware such as scanners and plotters. Prepares documents, statistical charts, and visual materials for use in trials. Provides technical support (e.g., enlarging charts and photographs, duplicating tapes and videos, and marking exhibits).

  • Government work is expected to be performed with 95% accuracy and performance of duties are to be completed according to set deadlines provided by AUSA, or court.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualification:

  • Required to have a favorable, completed "sensitive" security clearance, Risk Level 3, SSBI.

  • Have at least 2 years of comparable paralegal experience in order to participate in substantive development of cases.

  • Analyzes relevant statistics in case files against case law and litigation worthiness standards.

  • Experience with interpreting voluminous case materials to offer correction to case files (i.e. inconsistent material, leads not investigated).

  • Researches available precedence relevant to cases under consideration in order to present case summary to assigned attorneys.

  • Experience in reviewing, sorting, classifying data to discover patterns of possible discriminatory activity

  • Strong knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis, Electronic Case Filing system (Case View or like), document scanning software (E-Scan It or like), I-Pro Eclipse (or similar system) and Case Map, Time Map (or similar database). Has a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Trial Director (or like software) used for displaying documents at trial.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certificate is preferred but not required.

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Posted Salary Range

24.09

Benefits Information

SCA - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Vacation, holiday and sick Leave offered will be as defined under the DOL's Wage Determination.

Job: Legal/Risk

Travel: None

Organization: SAVA

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-7922