Paralegal Specialist - posted 02/12/18

Paralegal Specialist - posted 02/12/18

Company Name: 
US Attorney's Office
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Fresno
CA
Salary Range: 
$50,598 to $79,586 per year
Job Summary: 
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California is seeking an experienced Paralegal Specialist to fill a vacancy in the Civil Division (Civil Defense Litigation Unit) in our Sacramento office. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): conducts legal research, including legislative history; creates and manages physical and electronic case files for complex cases with voluminous discovery and evidence; analyzes documents, reports, and correspondence as well as prepares a wide variety of documents; organizes, indexes, summarizes, and retrieves information from voluminous collections of discovery materials and trial exhibits (in both paper and digital formats); presents digital exhibits and visual materials at trial using most advanced trial presentation software available; assists Assistant U.S. Attorneys in preparing civil cases for trial.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
GS-9: To be eligible at the GS-9 level, you must have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service as defined below; or Master's or equivalent graduate degree if in a related field (e.g., criminal justice, law) or, two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or an LL.B or J.D. if in a related field (e.g., criminal justice, law); or a combination of both specialized experience and education as explained below. Specialized Experience is defined as experience performing civil judicial litigation support. "Judicial litigation support experience" refers to support of cases litigated in court (not in administrative proceedings). Specialized experience involves performing paralegal or legal work using automated litigation computer programs (ex. Relativity, Summation, Case Map, Trial Director, Eclipse SE, iPRO Suite/EScanIT/i-Convert) to perform most or all of the following tasks: (a) organizing and managing voluminous collections of evidence and discovery in both paper and electronic formats; (b) creating, coding, indexing, and managing litigation databases of electronically stored discovery and evidence; (c) retrieving specified information from litigation databases of electronically stored discovery and evidence, with keyword searches and related techniques; (d) preparing exhibits in digital form for presentation at trial; and (e) presenting digital exhibits during trial. GS-11: To be eligible at the GS-11 level, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service as defined below; or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, if in a related field (e.g., criminal justice, law), or, three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or, LL.M. if in a related field (e.g., criminal justice, law); or a combination of both specialized experience and education as explained below. Specialized Experience is defined as experience performing civil judicial litigation support. "Judicial litigation support experience" refers to support of cases litigated in court (not in administrative proceedings). Specialized experience involves independently performing most or all of the following tasks: (a) organizing and managing voluminous collections of evidence and discovery in both paper and electronic formats; (b) creating, coding, indexing, and managing litigation databases of electronically stored discovery and evidence; (c) retrieving specified information from litigation databases of electronically stored discovery and evidence, with keyword searches and related techniques; (d) preparing exhibits in digital form for presentation at trial; (e) presenting digital exhibits during trial; and (f) using Relativity, Summation, Case Map, Trial Director, Eclipse SE, iPRO Suite/EScanIT/i-Convert, or other advanced litigation support computer programs, to perform the foregoing tasks.
Application Process: 
Applicants who are interested must apply directly to the vacancy announcements on the USAJobs website USAJobs.gov
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
February 23 2018
Additional Information: 
Applicants who are interested must apply directly to the vacancy announcements on the USAJobs website at the following links: Open to all US Citizens: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490455700 Open Government-wide (Current/former competitive service federal employees, as well as certain veterans and those eligible for non-competitive appointment under special hiring authorities – please read the information in the “Who May Be Considered” section to ensure you are eligible to apply under this announcement): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490456000