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Senior Paralegal

  • ... Santa Ana, Capellen, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 80000 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 03, 2024       Expires on:

Senior Paralegal   

JOB TITLE:

Senior Paralegal

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Santa Ana Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Employment Type: Full-Time

Department: Legal

CGS is seeking an experienced Senior Litigation Paralegal to join a fast-moving, extremely active in-house government legal team.
This position is a key role related to supporting various aspects of the company's litigation portfolio including eDiscovery activities, workflow management, and attorney support.


CGS brings motivated, highly skilled, and creative people together to solve the governments most dynamic problems with cutting-edge technology.
To carry out our mission, we are seeking candidates who are excited to contribute to government innovation, appreciate collaboration, and can anticipate the needs of others.
Here at CGS, we offer an environment in which our employees feel supported, and we encourage professional growth through various learning opportunities.


Skills and attributes for success:

  • Prepares a variety of technical legal documents that are characteristically complex in format
  • Reviews incoming documents and material, considers the nature and the status of the case involved
  • Prepares indictments, arrest warrants, summonses, true bills, motions, orders, non-disclosure applications, and orders, stipulations, plea agreements, grand jury and trial subpoenas, and legal memoranda
  • Obtains required information from criminal case files, law enforcement agencies, or other sources, to include in legal documents before submitting to the appropriate AUSA for review
  • Ensures when preparing recurring legal documents that they conform to local court rules and the rules governing style and format
  • Assists attorneys in preparing for trial by independently compiling trial and witness notebooks, preparing and organizing trial exhibits, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists
  • Coordinates with the victim/witness specialist to ensure adherence to current Departmental guidelines relating to victims rights and services responsibilities
  • Notifies case agents and appropriate office staff of victim/witness issues
  • Using original and online legal resources including Westlaw and/or Lexis/Nexis, verifies legal citations and statutory references contained in legal documents
  • Research to confirm that citations are accurate, complete, and consistent with source material
  • Proofreads, edits, and revises legal briefs
  • Electronically files legal documents with the U.
    S.
    District Court using the CM/ECF system
  • Develops and organizes tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format
  • Lists cited cases, opinions, and miscellaneous references in briefs
  • Composes original correspondence which requires a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology
  • Transmitting proposed orders to the court
  • Requesting extensions of time in certain cases
  • Advising of actions taken or developments in cases referred by other federal departments and agencies
  • Notifying attorneys representing defendants of various issues
  • Scans/inputs and links case-related materials into electronic discovery databases and manages those databases
  • Uploads/downloads into those discovery databases documents and materials received from local, state, and federal law enforcement partners consisting of investigative and forensic reports, bank records, electronic communication records, and audio and video files provided in varying file formats
  • Manages discovery processing and production
  • Proficiently bates-stamps and redacts discovery materials using Adobe Acrobat and may employ discovery processing techniques using IPRO Eclipse
  • Sends continuing discovery to defense counsel as directed by the assigned AUSA
  • Maintains the electronic case files, enters data in the case management system, calendars deadlines using MS Outlook, prepares and files conflict of interest and case opening forms in the electronic case file


Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study
  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience is required; trial experience is very helpful
  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.
    Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, 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 familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems
  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources
  • The ability to consistently deliver the highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important


Our commitment:

Contact Government Services (CGS) strives to simplify and enhance government bureaucracy through the optimization of human, technical, and financial resources.
We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class personnel to deliver customized solutions that fit our clients specific needs.
We are committed to solving the most challenging and dynamic problems.


For the past seven years, weve been growing our government contracting portfolio, and along the way, weve created valuable partnerships by demonstrating a commitment to honesty, professionalism, and quality work.


Here at CGS we value honesty through hard work and self-awareness, professionalism in all we do, and to deliver the best quality to our consumers mending those relations for years to come.


We care about our employees.
Therefore, we offer a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)
  • Paid Time Off and Observance of State/Federal Holidays


Contact Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Join our team and become part of meaningful government innovation!

Explore additional job opportunities with CGS on our Job Board:

https://cgsfederal.
com/join-our-team/

For more information about CGS please visit: https://www.
cgsfederal.
com or contact:

Email: info@cgsfederal.
com

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 03, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

80000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707370503-bb0064c3449840995addc7471edc429f

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

Santa Ana

Job Origin:

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Employment Type: Full-Time

Department: Legal

CGS is seeking an experienced Senior Litigation Paralegal to join a fast-moving, extremely active in-house government legal team. This position is a key role related to supporting various aspects of the company's litigation portfolio including eDiscovery activities, workflow management, and attorney support.

CGS brings motivated, highly skilled, and creative people together to solve the governments most dynamic problems with cutting-edge technology. To carry out our mission, we are seeking candidates who are excited to contribute to government innovation, appreciate collaboration, and can anticipate the needs of others. Here at CGS, we offer an environment in which our employees feel supported, and we encourage professional growth through various learning opportunities.

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Prepares a variety of technical legal documents that are characteristically complex in format
  • Reviews incoming documents and material, considers the nature and the status of the case involved
  • Prepares indictments, arrest warrants, summonses, true bills, motions, orders, non-disclosure applications, and orders, stipulations, plea agreements, grand jury and trial subpoenas, and legal memoranda
  • Obtains required information from criminal case files, law enforcement agencies, or other sources, to include in legal documents before submitting to the appropriate AUSA for review
  • Ensures when preparing recurring legal documents that they conform to local court rules and the rules governing style and format
  • Assists attorneys in preparing for trial by independently compiling trial and witness notebooks, preparing and organizing trial exhibits, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists
  • Coordinates with the victim/witness specialist to ensure adherence to current Departmental guidelines relating to victims rights and services responsibilities
  • Notifies case agents and appropriate office staff of victim/witness issues
  • Using original and online legal resources including Westlaw and/or Lexis/Nexis, verifies legal citations and statutory references contained in legal documents
  • Research to confirm that citations are accurate, complete, and consistent with source material
  • Proofreads, edits, and revises legal briefs
  • Electronically files legal documents with the U.S. District Court using the CM/ECF system
  • Develops and organizes tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format
  • Lists cited cases, opinions, and miscellaneous references in briefs
  • Composes original correspondence which requires a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology
  • Transmitting proposed orders to the court
  • Requesting extensions of time in certain cases
  • Advising of actions taken or developments in cases referred by other federal departments and agencies
  • Notifying attorneys representing defendants of various issues
  • Scans/inputs and links case-related materials into electronic discovery databases and manages those databases
  • Uploads/downloads into those discovery databases documents and materials received from local, state, and federal law enforcement partners consisting of investigative and forensic reports, bank records, electronic communication records, and audio and video files provided in varying file formats
  • Manages discovery processing and production
  • Proficiently bates-stamps and redacts discovery materials using Adobe Acrobat and may employ discovery processing techniques using IPRO Eclipse
  • Sends continuing discovery to defense counsel as directed by the assigned AUSA
  • Maintains the electronic case files, enters data in the case management system, calendars deadlines using MS Outlook, prepares and files conflict of interest and case opening forms in the electronic case file


Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study
  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience is required; trial experience is very helpful
  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, 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 familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems
  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources
  • The ability to consistently deliver the highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important


Our commitment:

Contact Government Services (CGS) strives to simplify and enhance government bureaucracy through the optimization of human, technical, and financial resources. We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class personnel to deliver customized solutions that fit our clients specific needs. We are committed to solving the most challenging and dynamic problems.

For the past seven years, weve been growing our government contracting portfolio, and along the way, weve created valuable partnerships by demonstrating a commitment to honesty, professionalism, and quality work.

Here at CGS we value honesty through hard work and self-awareness, professionalism in all we do, and to deliver the best quality to our consumers mending those relations for years to come.

We care about our employees. Therefore, we offer a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)
  • Paid Time Off and Observance of State/Federal Holidays


Contact Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Join our team and become part of meaningful government innovation!

Explore additional job opportunities with CGS on our Job Board:

https://cgsfederal.com/join-our-team/

For more information about CGS please visit: https://www.cgsfederal.com or contact:

Email: info@cgsfederal.com

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