General Paralegal - Mid (Secret, TS/SCI eligibility)

Washington, DC
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Legal/Risk
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: SAV05094

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Job Summary:

SAVA is seeking a General Paralegal - Mid to provide professional, accurate, timely, and reliable paralegal support and reporting to our federal IC client to assist their litigating section.

Job 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of litigation paralegal experience with trial experience.

  • Working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools, such as LEXIS NEXIS and Westlaw.

  • Ability to perform legal research and writing; prepare legal memoranda and correspondence.

  • Experience in assisting 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.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and manage complex relationships with all stakeholders.

  • Ability to deliver highest quality work under pressure.

  • Hands-on experience or training with ESI tools and general knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

  • Successful completion of paralegal degree or certificate.

  • Active Secret clearance, and ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

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