Legal Assistant (Document Management Analyst II)
- Completes various aspects of recurring legal documents.
- Uses general reference sources and legal research tools to gather information to assist attorneys and staff in performing legal research duties.
- Searches internal plus external files for material used in a variety of recurring reports.
- Assembles file data or secures data from staff members into the proper format based on the purpose and nature of the report.
- Accurately inputs data for the case and matter statistical management system.
- Independently reviews resource documents and files to determine appropriate codes for the case management system and work hour input and reports.
- Researches and reviews the documents by consulting with the attorneys.
- Produces a variety of written documents utilizing a range of automation software.
- Products include complicated tables, graphs, and charts which may be incorporated into other documents or presentations.
- Assists with receiving, evaluating and producing discovery in the Document Management area.
- Identifies potential sources of information that may be beneficial for the government's position in the case.
- Assists in organizing and processing information for efficient retrieval through automated means such as scanning, indexing, and organizing documents in a database.
Must be able to obtain and maintain MRPT facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for MRPT facility credentials/authorization at this work location.
Requires 3 years of experience on major litigation support projects or undergraduate degree.
Prior experience in the legal environment is required.
Must be able to work independently in a team environment.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required.
Requires hands-on familiarity with the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, data processing environments, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, internet and server-based databases and other applications, such as Oracle, Relativity or other document review platform, Trial Director, etc.
Must be knowledgeable user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems.
Must have experience conducting legal research using databases such as Lexis, Westlaw or Pacer.
- Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred.
This position supports a SCA (Service Contract Act) contract; therefore, the hourly wage is determined by the Department of Labor. This position is classified as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant I and the hourly wage is $24.29/hr and is eligible for Health and Welfare.
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