CACI International Paralegal/Legal Assistant I - Newark, NJ in Newark, New Jersey

Job Description:

Provide a variety of direct paralegal services to staff. RMBS Section

Duties and RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Seek and locate sources of information, in aid of investigations and trials by contact or correspondence with other departments and/or agencies of federal, state and local government.

-Gather factual material independently; read, annotate, and summarize transcripts, files and other factual aspects of the case; obtain financial and statistical information, agency records, court records and other public records; analyze documents and draft factual memoranda.

-Perform specialized detailed legal research as necessary.

-Organizing and processing huge quantities of data and discovery documents.

-Responsible for preparing numerous exhibits for trial.

-Provide automated litigation assistance to attorneys in trial preparation and courtroom presentations.

-Utilize various software applications and graphics hardware such as scanners and plotters.

-Prepare documents, charts and visual materials for use in trials.

-Provide technical support, e.g., enlarging charts and photographs, duplicating tapes and videos, and marking exhibits.

-Provide critical assistance in trial preparations.

Required Qualifications:

-Relevant experience with both pre-trial and trial litigation support is expected.

-Experience working with such electronic databases as Concordance and Sanctions for the organization and presentation of evidence.

-Requires paralegal certificate.

-At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.

-Automated litigation support experience very helpful.

-Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation system sufficient to perform basic legal research.

-Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and WestLaw.

-Should have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications.

-Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

-The clearance level required is dependent on the type of clearance supported by our client.

This position is in support of future opportunities. As we get closer to filling this position, we will be contacting qualified candidates. If you are selected to interview, you will be contacted directly by a recruiter.

Company Description:

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. Join CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian clients. A member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies and the Russell 2000 Index, CACI provides dynamic careers for approximately 15,000 employees working in over 120 offices worldwide.

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors Degree Preferred

Paralegal Certificate

1+ years of litigation experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. Join CACI, where you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. A Fortune magazine World's Most Admired Company in the IT Services industry, CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 2000 Index, and the S&P SmallCap600 Index. CACI provides dynamic careers for over 20,000 employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.