ParaLegal Support - TS/SCI w/Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Legal
Location
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: RQ123981

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology is currently seeking a highly skilled Paralegal who will be able to perform a variety of administrative duties in support of our Customer.

The candidate will perform; but will not be limited to; the following responsibilities:

  • 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 proceeds, 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 litigation team and legal conference support team, as needed.

  • Transcribe digital recordings, written correspondence, depositions, investigative reports, and other documents as needed. 

REQUIRED:

  • Position requires active TS/SCI w/Poly.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated experience reviewing and summarizing - complaints; court orders and other related motions filed in criminal/civil proceedings.

PREFERRED:

  • 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.

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

  • A culture of mobility to foster your career growth goals

  • Education and training opportunities

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.