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Paralegal/ Legal Assistant I
Ref No.: 18-05844
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Start Date: 08/21/2018
Order # RFQ1321150
Job Title Paralegal/ Legal Assistant I
Number of resumes 6 resumes each
Resume Due 08/27/2018 EOD

Job Description
Job Title Paralegal/Legal Assistant I
Client Department of Justice
The United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Virginia
Place of Performance the United States Attorneys' Office,
2100 Jamieson Avenue, Alexandria, VA. 22314
Resume Due 8/22/2018 EOD
Number of Positions 2
No of Resumes 6
Period of performance Base + 4 Option Years( 2080 hours each)
US Citizen Mandatory
Security Clearance Preferred any active clearance or investigation. Or capable of passing Tier 4 Background Investigation.
References 3 professional references:
Name ,title, Company Name, Contact information, Job description

Job Duties
In addition to performing general clerical and administrative support duties as assigned, the Legal Assistants will perform the following tasks:
a) Copy, scan, and organize legal materials, case filings, correspondence, and office documents.
b) Prepare grand jury subpoenas, court orders, and forms using office templates, along with accompanying budget forms.
c) Work with attorneys and legal/administrative support staff to format and prepare documents, exhibits, pleadings, and briefs relating to grand jury proceedings, court hearings, trials, appeals, and post-conviction motions.
d) Schedule meetings, reserve conference rooms, and arrange for video teleconferences.
e) Prepare domestic travel requests for attorneys.
f) Reserve foreign language interpreters, order court transcripts, and complete forms to procure expert witnesses.
g) Submit requests for prisoners to appear at interviews and court appearances.
h) Escort victims and witnesses to meetings and court appearances, and assist the Victim/Witness staff with preparing witness reimbursements and victim notifications/mailings.

The Legal Assistant must possess the following qualifications and background:
a) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
b) Computer Skills: Ability to perform standard functions in software applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel/Access databases, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat, and specialized office systems.
c) Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills when interacting with attorneys, Court personnel, Clerk's Office, U.S. Marshal's Service, external government agencies, and other individuals with information relevant to performing the duties outlined above.
d) Professionalism: Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff, meet established deadlines, and work as a team player in a high-volume and high­ intensity litigation environment.
e) Preference for applicants with knowledge of and experience with criminal litigation policies and procedures for the Department of Justice (DOJ).