Leidos is looking for a Senior Paralegal who will support the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. Responsibilities include:
* Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor.
* Work products are reviewed prior to submissions; however, often develops these products with minimal direct supervision.
*Performs moderately complex legal research.
*Synopsized transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use.
*Reviews case related materials, and , for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements.
*Writes preliminary drafts of simple legal memoranda and correspondence
*Contact mostly with other Contractor staff, but occasional contact with trial staff may be required.
* Requires a paralegal certificate.
* At least 2 years of paralegal litigation experience.
*At least 1 year of experience in automated litigation support.
* Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system. 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, imaging and hardware systems.
* Ability to deliver a quality product while working under extreme pressure will be very important.
* Must be able to obtain a NACI clearance.
* Must be a US Citizen
* Experience using web based Databases / Workspaces (i.e. Concordance / Relativity) is desirable.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.