Trustpoint.One is assisting a government agency in its search for several experienced Senior Paralegals. These long-term contract roles (at least 1+ years) will start as early as June 1, 2021 and will be based in Washington, DC. This is an exciting opportunity to support a busy Litigation team with duties including:
- Preparing for trial by creating binders, tracking and organizing both hard copy and electronic documents, bringing all needed equipment and supplies, checking and updating the electronic case file, and assisting with presentation materials
- Performing detailed reviews and analysis of case materials, which includes financial records, health care materials, and other litigation files
- Performing detailed indexing of case files; drafting procedures for accomplishing litigation support assignments; document acquisition related tasks; screening for privilege documents; and conducting database searches
- Proofreading and editing written documents
- Reviewing audio files for relevance and update databases with findings;
- Preparing witnesses, exhibits and other evidence binders
- Receiving and track discovery items
- Utilizing electronic and evidence management and discovery production processes and tools, such as Relativity, Casemap and Sanction/TrialDirector, to support investigations
- Searching the Relativity database per criteria developed by case team management
- Reviewing search result sets for relevance based on written criteria
- Conducting review and redaction of case materials. Coding relevant documents per existing protocol
- Filing court documents at the courthouse as necessary
Interested candidates should meet the following criteria:
- Paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school (having completed at least one year of study)
- At least two (2) years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience preferred.
- At least one (1) 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 experience with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems.
- Hands-on experience with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
- Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under tight deadlines will be very important.
- Required to travel up to 25% of the time to aid with trial preparation
- Must be a U.S. Citizen and have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (active clearance is preferred)
- Spanish speakers preferred
Qualified candidates should apply below for immediate consideration.