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Leidos

Law Clerk II ( R-00046428 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Court Clerk

Yearly

No

Washington, Washington DC, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Be part of a dynamic team in providing legal and technical services to support the Department of Justice. From emails and instant messages, to electronic devices, and social media systems, we’re equipped to meet the challenge of forensically capturing, reviewing, and illuminating the “smoking gun” evidence. Join us and make a difference!

The Mega 5 Team at Leidos currently supporting the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, DC has an opening for a Law Clerk II to work in a downtown Washington, DC DOJ office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the U.S. Department of Justice achieve their mission.

We are a fast-paced group tasked to provide innovative solutions by utilizing technologies that are defensible, efficient, and that present our customers with the knowledge they need to defend their positions. We enjoy a high level of autonomy and exposure to all parts of the Leidos organization. We are customer-obsessed and always strive to provide the best professional experience while driving the most value for Leidos.

Please Note:

  • Must be able to work onsite 5 days a week in Washington, DC (once temporary Pandemic Remote work is over OR when asked to return in the office).

This position is expected to start on June 1, 2021. However, employment is contingent on ability to successfully obtain a minimum of a Public Trust Waiver prior to your start date as well as the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Suitability Determination for the duration of this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works under the direction of Project Supervisor or Project Manager performing complex legal research.

  • Prepares draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.

  • Reviews documents for relevance and privilege and assists DOJ and Agency attorneys with all phases of litigation.

  • Acts independently and/or as a team leader on larger projects.

  • Responsibilities may include acting as primary interface with trial attorneys, experts, and other client staff.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills):

  • Law degree

  • At least two to three years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.

  • Sound 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 and Westlaw.

  • Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.

  • Hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Trial experience

  • Experience conducting searches and document review in Relativity.

  • Cite checking proficiency

  • Foreign language skills

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020,

Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

MEGA

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust

Travel:No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:SCA Paralegal

Pay Range: