General Paralegal - Mid (Secret, TS/SCI eligibility)
- Job Category: Legal/Risk
- Travel: No
- Clearance: SECRET
- Shift: Day Job
- Req ID: SAV05094
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.
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.
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.