- Requires paralegal certificate.
- At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.
- Automated litigation support experience valued.
- Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.
- Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge and 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 basic 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.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Opening cases promptly – FOIA cases have a fast turnaround time of 30 days for AUSA's and agency to respond to the complaint. Keep the AUSA's current with deadlines for answers, MSJ, MTD, etc.
- Open Immigration cases, Employment (Title VII cases), APA, etc. Send to corresponding agency and inform AUSA who agency counsel is.
- Prepare opening letters for the various cases handled by the US Attorney's Office (FOIA, Immigration, APA, TORT, Employment Discrimination, etc.) sending these letters to the appropriate agencies being served. Also, attaching copies of the complaints.
- Prepare opening memos for the various cases to be sent to Main Justice.
- Assist the AUSA's e-file documents pertinent to specific cases. Filing of answers, motions, notice of appearance, etc.
- Contact court reporters, set up court reporters for depositions to be carried out at the office
- Fill out Fin-1 forms for services provided by consultants, court reporters, etc and send them to Finance for processing
- Assisting AUSA's on trial. Helping prepare exhibit binders for court and using trial software (trial director) to present these exhibits in court.
- Assist AUSA's in drafting responses, motions, summary reports, etc.
- Assist the office in administrative tasks, supply runs across the street, working the front desk, fielding calls, sorting out mail, greeting people, etc
What We Can Offer You:
- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.