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Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # EACX715194
Specialist Paralegal The candidate will work in close proximity with the Agency s lawyers and litigation counsel in analyzing litigation strategy and in trial preparation. Will be conducting research for the preparation of legal opinions on matters of interest; performing substantive legal analysis of requests for information under the provisions of various acts. Analyzing the legal impact of legislative developments, administrative and judicial decisions, opinions, determinations, and rulings. Performing legal support functions which require discretion and independent judgment in the application of specialized knowledge of laws, precedent decisions, regulations, agency policies, and judicial or administrative proceedings. Analyzing and evaluating case files against litigation worthiness standards. Noting and correcting case file deficiencies (e.g., missing documents, inconsistent material, leads not investigated) before sending the case on to the concerned trial attorney. Reviewing and analyzing available precedents relevant to cases under consideration for use in presenting case summaries to trial attorneys. Gathering, sorting, classifying and interpreting data to discover patterns of possible discriminatory activity. Reviewing and analyzing relevant statistics. Determining the need for additional information, independent surveys, evidence, witnesses, and planning comprehensive approaches to obtain this information. Interviewing relevant personnel and potential witnesses for information and assisting with the preparation of witnesses for court appearances. Preparing charts, graphs, and tables as demonstratives. Maintaining custody of exhibits, documents, and files.
The candidate should have a certificate of completion or a degree from an approved paralegal program or post-secondary institution; Bachelor's degree or J.D. degree. Should have 7+ years of relevant experience depending upon educational level. Should have strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment; ability to work under tight time constraints. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skill is essential. Should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent oral and written communication skill is essential. Excellent customer service skill is required
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