Paralegal Support - TS/SCI w/ Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Business Administration
Location
Reston, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Legal Services

Paralegal Assistance

Paralegal Certification

Paralegal Duties

Paralegal Services

REQ#: RQ172279
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

HOW AN PARALEGAL SUPPORT I WILL MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Independently conduct moderately complex research and analysis using all available resources on subjects affecting ODNI’s duties and responsibilities under the National Security Act, Presidential directives, Executive Orders, and other related laws and policies; analyze statutes, regulations and other information to determine relevance, accuracy, completeness, inconsistencies, or importance.
  • Respond to routine and moderately complex legal inquiries by drafting legal correspondence and memoranda as well as cables, affidavits, declarations, regulations, bulletins, notices, claims summaries and notices, and summaries of legal research and analysis that are grammatically correct, technically sound, accurate, and concise.
  • Present informal briefings on limited topics to small audiences; prepare slide presentations and statistical data for use by attorneys.
  • Provide litigation support to attorneys in administrative proceedings, organizing and responding to discovery in civil and/or criminal cases, and analyzing and responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
  • Assist with planning, organizing, and coordinating activities related to the preparation and submission of files or documents related to United States (US) Government-wide and IC-wide policies, procedures, guidelines, rules, and standards.
  • Update and maintain databases, files, notebooks, and logs (e.g., case files, trial notebooks, case assignment notebooks) in compliance with pre-existing storage systems and procedures.
  • Complete moderately-complex administrative forms and paperwork and function as a note taker during moderately complex depositions, administrative hearings, trials, or meetings.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with co-workers, clients, and persons outside the organization as appropriate and use these relationships to share information of interest and provide basic legal information.
  • Monitor and assign actions requiring OGC legal review using OGC’s web-based task tracking system, as needed.
  • Provide support to OGC and legal conference support team, as needed.
  • Transcribe digital recordings, written correspondence, depositions, investigative reports, and other documents as needed.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED

  • Paralegal Certification or Three (3) years’ experience as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant/Technician, or Law Clerk.
  • Experience conducting basic electronic legal research on Westlaw and Lexis.
  • Experience using PACER or other electronic court docket systems.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical functions, processes, practices and procedures to perform administrative and clerical support duties, including but not limited to office automation support, office procedures, filing systems, correspondence and mail processes and procedures and travel.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook,).
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and summarizing - complaints; court orders and other related motions filed in criminal/civil proceedings.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:

  • Legal and legislative research skills including familiarity with congress.gov, US Code resources, commercial congressional resources (i.e. CQ) and Federal Rules of Civil Procedures (F.R.CivP).
  • Knowledge of Congressional and Executive Branch processes regarding the development, consideration, coordination and communication of views and positions on draft and pending legislation, and IC related legislative documents, such as: legislative proposals, Statements for Record, Questions for Record, Inserts for Record, appeal papers/letters, Statements of Administration Policy, Congressional Notifications, etc.

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE

  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Travel Required

None

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.