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Leidos

Senior Paralegal ( R-00046452 )

Legal

Paralegal

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 Senior Paralegal 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.

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 a Supervisory Paralegal.

  • Work products are reviewed prior to submission; however, often develops these products with minimal direct supervision other than written guidelines.

  • Performs moderately complex legal research; synopsizes transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use

  • Reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation

  • Writes preliminary drafts of simple legal memoranda and correspondence.

  • Conducts database reviews in Relativity (including coding/ redacting/ saved searches / mass tagging); generate privilege logs; generates productions; communicates with opposing counsel; burns productions to disc or uploads to encrypted box account; generates witness binders; support onsite trial; interviewing aggrieved persons.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate or JD.

  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very extremely helpful.

  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.

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

  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

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

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust.

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:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:SCA Paralegal

Pay Range: