Ref No.: 18-00061
Category: Legal
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
 The Excalibur Group is currently seeking a Paralegal in Washington, DC to support a Federal contract.

**Must be a U.S. Citizen, possess good-excellent credit, able to obtain a DOJ MBI Clearance and will be subject to a background/credit screen prior to employment.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: minimum of a Paralegal certificate.
  • Minimum of one to two years of litigation support experience and trial experience valued.
  • Ability to create comparative analysis charts for legislation.
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
  • Experience performing citation-checks and preparing documents for trial and testimony for council hearings.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LexisNexis 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.
  • Strong working knowledge with Client tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent ability to proofread.
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure very helpful.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work in an office setting; walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items is required.
  • Design, create and proofread information and instructional bulletins for office wide distributions regarding legislative or ethical issues.
  • Participate and assist in all areas of trial preparation. To include compiling, organizing, and indexing various evidentiary exhibits.
  • Maintain Eyewitness Identification Research Portal.
  • Mark and identify trial exhibits and draft a list of exhibits to be presented at trial.
  • Prepare narrative summaries, charts, tables, graphs, or other visual aids to be used at trial.
  • Range of paralegal tasks include, but are not limited to copying, mailing, closing files, maintaining pleadings.
  • Assist with other administrative tasks as the role support person in the branch office.
  • Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office. Skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.


HOW TO APPLY:
**Candidate must reference the position title and location, along with your credit worthiness, Citizenship status, contact information and your acceptance of the salary requirements when applying.
If interested in this opportunity, please apply on our website by visiting www.theexcaliburgroup.com. When on the website, select the Careers tab and in the drop-down menu select current positions. Once there you'll find all of Excalibur's current openings.

PAY RATE:
$21.36/hour

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon. – Fri. 8:30am – 5pm
Except Federal Holidays

To view other available positions, please visit www.theexcaliburgroup.com

Preference will be given to all qualified applicants who live in a federally certified HUBZone.

**The Excalibur Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.**