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Jr. Legal Assistant (Document Management Analyst I)

Government and Military

Legal Assistant


Tucson, Arizona, United States

  • Review case materials and is familiar with issues relevant to the legal issue at hand.
  • Search for and summarizes relevant articles in trade magazines, law reviews, published studies, financial reports, and similar materials for use of attorneys in the preparation of opinions, briefs, and other legal documents.
  • Organize trial exhibits, as required, such as statistical charts and photographic exhibits.
  • Verify citations and legal references on prepared legal documents.
  • Prepare summaries of testimony and depositions
  • Edit non-legal memoranda, research reports and correspondence relating to cases.
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, engagements, and conferences.
  • Receive and review incoming correspondence and forwards each item to the appropriate AUSA or to other staff based on a knowledge of the duties and functions of the United States Attorney's Office
  • Receive telephone calls and visitors, screening those which can be handled without help.
  • Maintain legal and general office files.
  • Review, screen, and control incoming mail.
  • Review outgoing correspondence for procedural and grammatical accuracy, format, and presentation. Brings errors to the attention of the writer.
  • Searches file for material used in recurring reports.
  • Assembles file data or secures data from staff members into the proper format based on the purpose and nature of the report.
  • Makes travel arrangement, secure accommodations and maintains contact while the Government traveler is in travel status.
  • Produce written documents utilizing a range of office automation software.
  • Retrieves required information from various files and records and prepares legal documents with complicated formatting.
  • Ensures proper spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar.
  • Consults with document author to resolve questionable material.
  • Use office software, provide automated litigation assistance to attorneys by preparing charts and other specialized materials relating to trial preparation and presentations.


  • 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.
  • Must have one year of experience with litigation support projects or undergraduate degree; coursework in legal related studies helpful.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Requires hands-on familiarity with Windows Operating systems, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, as well as government networks environments, internet and server-based database.
  • Familiarity with research databases such as WestLaw and Lexis also helpful.
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Applicant must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work in an office setting where some walking, siting, standing, bending and carrying of small office items is required.
  • Must be comfortable working in an office setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with Relativity is helpful, but not required.
  • Prior legal experience is highly preferred

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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