Junior Legal Assistant (Document Management Analyst I)
- Initiates and composes standardized legal forms routinely needed for specific legal actions.
- Assists in the preparation of legal actions such as judgments applications, notices, affidavits, summonses, subpoenas, and other legal documents.
- Assists attorneys in preparing papers for court and in responding to discovery orders. Composes memoranda not requiring legal interpretations, but requiring thorough knowledge of legal procedures and applicable forms.
- Processes legal documents, reviewing them for correct form and timeliness, and annotating case files and status records to reflect receipt and due date for response or other actions required.
- Maintains automated docket calendars and tickler systems.
- Assists attorneys or paralegal specialists in compiling the case materials needed for trial by retrieving, photocopying, and assembling exhibits, affidavits and legal documents.
- Establishes, maintains, and closes out case files or systems of legal records, annotating indices and status records, compiling workload and status reports, and locating and abstracting data from files and records.
- Maintains legal case files.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
- One year of experience on major litigation support projects or undergraduate degree.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently in a team environment.
- Must have a high attention to detail and an ability to follow detailed instructions.
- Must have excellent writing skills and oral communication capabilities.
- 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.
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