Paralegal Specialist at US Department of Justice

US Department of Justice

Full-Time

Mid Level

Newark, NJ, USA

$62.000 - $80.000

25 Mar → 24 Apr

Paralegal

Job Description

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and organizing complex factual material and other documentary data for investigations and trials
  • Providing advice on the most efficient method for preparing legal documents
  • Using tables and citation checking with efficiency
  • Preparing a variety of substantive legal documents to include extradition requests, grand jury and trial subpoenas, interrogatory requests, and documentation relevant to acquiring evidence or testimony
  • Developing and enter various case material into a computer database
  • Using document review platforms such as Eclipse and Relativity to assist in the review of case-related documents
  • Preparing charts, graphs, and tables to illustrate results
  • Preparing, developing, compiling, or maintaining jury instructions in preparing for trial
  • Preparing exhibits for trial which typically involve a wide range of visual materials
  • Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Master's or equivalent graduate degree (such as an LL.B. or J.D.)

  • One of the following types of education in a related field (e.g., Criminal Justice, Law)

  • Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National

  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required

  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable

  • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period

  • One full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level

Benefits/What We offer

  • Life insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

How To Apply

Apply directly through the Legal Jobs website

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