CACI International Supervisory Paralegal - Riverside, CA in Riverside, California
RESPONSIBILITIES/Duties. Directs and supervises the work of paralegals and other support staff, particularly on major paralegal support efforts, such as large legal research projects or major in-courtroom support. Monitors work and reports on progress. Responsible for ensuring that paralegal and support staff work meets contract and attorney requirements and is delivered on time. Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks. Must be able to formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done. Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager; may also have significant contact with COR, Government Case Manager, trial attorneys and staff, client agency staff, and opposing counsel. Performs complex legal and factual research. Designs and develops systems and procedures for tracking, controlling, and managing case files, exhibits, and other case-specific materials. Assists trial staff in coordination with expert witnesses and litigation consultants. Arranges for access to appropriate DOJ libraries and other legal research facilities. Coordinates with other Contractor support components, including data processing support staff, in order to accomplish work.
Qualifications. Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR. At least three years of litigation paralegal experience, including trial experience. At least one year of experience in automated litigation support. Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, 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, and imaging. Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources preferred. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.
Responsible for the coordination and supervision of a specific non-technical task or function. Ensures all activities are carried out in accordance with project commitments or specific objectives. Position typically supervises more than 30 employees. Responsible for day-to-day coordination and administration of tasks by ensuring quality and productivity standards are maintained while meeting client schedules.
Coordinates with other contract and subcontract personnel to ensure work moves smoothly from one functional area to another. Works with project manager and/or client to prepare work schedules and man-hour estimates. Ensures proper training of subordinates. Maintains record of changes in instructions and ensures all team members are informed of changes. Assigns and reviews subordinates' performance. Prepares employee performance evaluations. Ensures completion of administrative reporting, e. g. , timecards, daily statistics, logs, and task narratives. Responds to client requests and questions. Assists with writing manuals and other documentation. Responsible for status and task management reports for area of responsibility. Sets up and manages project facilities as dictated by workload requirements.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires bachelor’s degree (in a technical field or business administration) or equivalent, and five to seven years of related (project support or management) experience.
Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required. .
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