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Salary Breakdown

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Average

$55,560

ANNUAL

$26.71

HOURLY

Entry Level

$30,570

ANNUAL

$14.70

HOURLY

Mid Level

$49,390

ANNUAL

$23.74

HOURLY

Expert Level

$77,630

ANNUAL

$37.32

HOURLY


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Rio Salado College (MCCCD)

Paralegal

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Associate's Degree

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Phoenix College (MCCCD)

Paralegal Studies

Education

Associate's Degree

Phoenix College (MCCCD)

Paralegal Studies

Education

Credential

Rio Salado College (MCCCD)

Public Administration: Legal Services

Education

Associate's Degree


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Current Available Jobs

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Projected job openings through 2030


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  • Legal Assistant - Trial / Finance & Restructuring
    Dorsey & Whitney LLP    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 2 days    

    Legal Assistant - Trial / Finance & Restructuring

    We are seeking aTrial / Finance & Restructuring Legal Assistantto join our growing Phoenix office. As a valued team member, you will provide legal administrative support in a fast-paced environment to attorneys and paralegals. Do you love working with clients? Are you a strong communicator with excellent executive assistant skills? If so, we would love to hear from you as we build our team. This is a hybrid position, which will require at least 4 days/week in the office.

    In this role, you will:

    - Provide day-to-day administrative legal support to attorneys.

    - Communicate and work with clients, service providers, and employees within the Firm.

    - Proofread, edit, format, and draft electronic correspondence, pleadings, discovery, briefs and other memorandum for accuracy to ensure a high quality product.

    - Assist with time entry, opening new matters, drafting engagement letters and audit responses, and process expense reimbursements.

    - Maintain attorney calendars by scheduling appointments, conference calls, meetings, and travel arrangements.

    - Process invoices for practice group timekeepers as directed.

    - File legal documents electronically in both state and federal courts.

    - Review docket and coordinate with attorneys and paralegals on upcoming dates and deadlines.

    - File paper and electronic documents and information promptly and accurately, working primarily in our document management system.

    - Schedule couriers, court reporters and witnesses.

    - Answer telephones and proactively follow up when necessary.

    - Provide support and assist other legal assistants with work overflow and vacation coverage as needed.

    - Proactively solve problems and provide a high level of customer service to our attorneys and clients.

    - May be requested to perform other duties not mentioned above.

    What we’re looking for:

    - At least 4 years of legal assistant experience.

    - Excellent communication skills.

    - Strong client service focus and skills.

    - Experience with Federal and State Court filing systems

    - Ability to handle multiple tasks in a highly demanding environment with tight time frames.

    - Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

    - Strong attention to details, proofreading and organizational skills.

    - Ability to work as a team member and communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.

    - Occasional flexibility regarding work hours (overtime may be requested).

    - High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

    About Dorsey:

    Dorsey & Whitney is an AmLaw 100 international law firm with more than 575 lawyers in 21 offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. We are a premier legal counselor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including banking & financial institutions; development & infrastructure; energy & natural resources; food, beverage & agribusiness; healthcare & life sciences; and technology.

    Dorsey offers a competitive pay and benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); a generous paid time off policy; retirement savings plan; profit sharing contribution; paid holidays; paid parental leave, paid volunteer day; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; well-being programs and activities; a 24/7 confidential employee assistance program; and more! (Some benefits are subject to eligibility criteria).

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

    One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

    - Mansfield Certification Plus (Diversity Lab)

    - Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

    - 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

    - Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)

    - Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

    Reasonable Accommodations:

    Dorsey is committed to providing disability and religious-based reasonable accommodations, as well as pregnancy or lactation-related reasonable accommodations. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and hiring process, or if you have questions about a workplace reasonable accommodation, please contact us at 612-492-5178.

    How to Apply:

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications. Please go to the “Careers” section of the Dorsey website at www.dorsey.com/staffjobs and complete Dorsey’s online application form. We are unable to accept application materials by mail or email.

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP participates in E-Verify.

    Please note that Dorsey is not currently accepting search firm submissions in connection with this opening.

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    Office Location:

    Phoenix, AZ


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Environmental Attorney
    Tucson Electric Power    Tucson, AZ 85701
     Posted 3 days    

    About Us
    UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

    We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

    Your Employer of Choice
    Our culture is rooted in shared core values that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference. Be Part of Our Story.

    We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

    Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.
    Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.
    Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

    Job Description - Environmental Attorney
    Environmental Attorney

    UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company (“TEP”), UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit http://www.uns.com.

    TEP provides safe, reliable electric service to approximately 445,000 customers in Southern Arizona. We provide the energy behind Tucson’s economy. We also embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the community we have served since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable and affordable service. Our culture is rooted in shared core values and shaped by a team of innovative, dedicated and engaged professionals who power our vision and make a difference every day.

    TEP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

    We are currently seeking a talented, motivated and solution-focused individual for a mid-level to senior federal regulatory attorney position. The successful candidate will perform legal services required by TEP and its affiliated companies (collectively “Company”). The Company’s service territory is in Arizona and the successful candidate must be a Tucson, Arizona resident or willing to move to Tucson.
    Hybrid work in Tucson available.

    Position Description and Related Responsibilities
    Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
    Serves as federal regulatory counsel, providing advice and counsel to all levels of management and multiple corporate client groups primarily on matters subject to utility regulation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), state environmental agencies and other federal regulators.
    Monitors new rulemaking and policies and performs research and analysis of the Company’s factual and legal position regarding various regulatory and related matters.
    Analyzes applicable law and supports the development of strategies to mitigate risk and comply with existing and potential environmental and other federal regulation, including supporting the Company’s participation in regulatory and legal proceedings.
    Advises and provides counsel on environmental legal matters such as air quality, water quality, wastes and byproducts (including coal combustion residuals and hazardous wastes), remediation, and spill or release response, with the assistance of outside counsel as needed.
    Advises on discrete areas of utility-specific federal regulation (such as FCC licensing, pole attachments, and federal contracting).
    Advises on and assists in the development, implementation and oversight of Company policies, procedures, and controls for compliance.
    Provides necessary training to Company personnel to ensure overall corporate compliance.
    Represents the Company in regulatory proceedings before the EPA and other state environmental and federal regulatory agencies that potentially may include motion practice, discovery, oral arguments, examining witnesses, preparing briefs, audit data requests and interviews of Company personnel, with support of outside counsel as determined appropriate.
    Provides counsel on permitting and compliance matters, supporting the preparation and filing of various compliance documents.
    Communicates and collaborates with personnel throughout the Company and external industry peers, trade organizations and regulators, as appropriate, representing the Company’s interest in industry initiatives, policies, regulatory filings, and compliance best practices, as well as fostering positive relationships across such organizations.
    Contract review and negotiation related to assigned regulatory areas of responsibility.
    Works with and manages outside legal counsel and consultants and budgets for the same.
    May perform any other duties as may be assigned.
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.)

    Minimum Qualifications
    Degree from ABA-accredited law school.
    Admitted or ability to become admitted to practice law in the State of Arizona.
    At least five (5) years of legal experience providing counsel on permitting, compliance and/or litigation matters arising under one or more major federal environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation & Recovery Act, and/or the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act, and related state programs.
    Electric and gas utility experience preferred.
    Experience counseling clients on compliance measures and advocacy strategy related to the Clean Air Act, including National Ambient Air Quality Standards, Regional Haze Program, Good Neighbor Program, New Source Review and Prevention of Significant Deterioration permitting and related implementing regulations preferred.
    Experience with the regulation of Coal Combustion Residuals under subtitle D of the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act, climate disclosure regulation, and/or Arizona water rights law a plus.
    Energy and natural resource law experience preferred.
    Ability to travel on occasion as determined necessary for the relevant matter(s).
    Superior written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking and organizational skills required; proven self-starter.
    Please submit a cover letter with your application.

    Pay Rate: Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience.

    All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


    Field of Interest

    Energy & Utilities

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Manager, Claims Operations - Injury Attorney Repped (Phoenix)
    USAA    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    **Why USAA?**

    Let’s do something that really matters.

    At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all of our employees served in our nation’s military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We’re working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

    We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and service. They’re what guides everything we do – from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special!

    **The Opportunity**

    As a dedicated Manager, Claims Operations, you will lead a team of Sr. Injury Adjusters. This team will handle moderate complexity Attorney Repped Auto injury Claims for the Western Region.

    In this role you will lead auto claims operations member service employees who are responsible for serving our members, and providing appropriate solutions as they investigate, evaluate and negotiate the claim. You will develop engaged employees through regular coaching and feedback to deliver business results. Implement process improvements, provide feedback on the process and lead organizational process changes. Drive execution of operational risk management, regulatory compliance training, policies and, procedures.

    We offer a flexible work environment that requires an individual to be in the office 4 days per week. This position is based in Phoenix, AZ. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

    **What you'll do:**

    + Ensure risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled in accordance with risk and compliance policies and procedures.

    + Inspect and review quality of claim files and provide feedback to employees as appropriate.

    + Provide coaching and awareness so employees understand how their work and contributions support the overall claims and Enterprise strategies.

    + Proactively find opportunities to improve operational effectiveness, member experiences and processes providing feedback to internal partners

    + Create conditions for success removes obstacles, lead and champion change.

    + Achieve optimal productivity through handling workload volumes, staffing, training needs, and identifying and implementing appropriate solutions.

    + Responsible for ongoing monitoring of work to ensure consistent execution of processes and adherence to guidelines and frameworks.

    + Handle escalations and make appropriate decisions based on the policy.

    + Facilitate and guide employees through skill identification and developing for career progression, support projects by serving as a subject matter expert.

    + Hire, develop, and coach claims employees for results delivery.

    + Consistently coach employees on claims handling and finds opportunities to improve overall process and engagement.

    **What you have:**

    + Bachelor’s degree; OR 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.

    + 6 years of progressive customer service, operational, military or leadership experience to include a minimum of 2 years of claims handling experience required with demonstrated proficiency.

    + 2 years of direct team lead, supervisory or management experience.

    + Experience using and interpreting data to make decisions.

    + Demonstrated leadership, initiative, customer service and/or claims handling skills.

    + Acquisition and maintenance of applicable insurance adjuster license within 6 months time in role.

    **What sets you apart:**

    + Current leadership experience as an Auto Claims Manager or Supervisor

    + 5+ years handling Injury claims

    + Experience handling complex auto claims

    + Experience handling auto injury claims for the Western Region

    + Strong experience coaching and developing claims adjusters to meet organizational and development goals

    + Insurance Designations (i.e.: CPCU, SCLA)

    + US military experience through military service or a military spouse/domestic partner

    The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

    **What we offer:**

    **Compensation:** USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The salary range for this position is: $99,160 - $178,480 **.**

    Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

    **Benefits:** At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

    For more details on our outstanding benefits, please visit our benefits page on USAAjobs.com.

    _Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis, this posting will remain open until the position is filled. Thus, interested candidates are encouraged to apply the same day they view this posting._

    _USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran._

    **If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.**

    **Please do not type your first and last name in all caps.**

    **_Find your purpose. Join our mission._**

    USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

    USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Term Law Clerk to Honorable Angela M. Martinez
    U.S. Courts    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    Summary The judicial law clerk to a U.S. District Judge performs substantive review, research and writing and is responsible for preparing bench memos and orders on matters pending before the Judge. The caseload in the jurisdiction is heavy, and the types of cases presented are varied, sometimes involving novel issues of law. There is daily interaction with the Judge and the other law clerks concerning legal and court-related issues. Responsibilities For information and details regarding this position, visit the District of Arizona employment website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/azduscourts to view the vacancy announcement. Requirements Conditions of Employment You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION OR CLEARANCE DRUG TESTING Qualifications To qualify for the position of law clerk at salary level JSP 11, a person must be a law school graduate and have one or more of the following attributes: Standing within the upper third of the law school class from a law school on the approved list of either the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools. Experience on the editorial board of a law review of such school. Graduation from such a school with an LLM degree; or Demonstrated proficiency in legal studies, which, in the opinion of the judge, is the equivalent of one of the above. Some examples of criteria which are considered to be acceptable as equivalent include: Publication of a noteworthy article in a law school student publication or other scholarly publication; Special high-level honors for academic excellence in law school, such a selection to the Order of the Coif; Winning of a moot court competition or membership on a moot court team that represents the law school in competition with other law schools; Participation in the legal aid or other law school clinical program sanctioned by the law school;* or Summer experience as a law clerk to a state or local judge or law clerk experience on a continuing basis in a private firm while attending school (i.e.,working one's way through college).* *In order to receive credit, participation and experience could not have been for academic credit. This list is not all-inclusive; the determination of an acceptable equivalence rests with the appointing judge. To qualify for the position of law clerk at salary level JSP 12, a person must be a law school graduate, have one year of legal work experience performed after graduation from law school, be a member of the bar of a state, territorial, or federal court of general jurisdiction and have one or more of the attributes listed in the first paragraph under Minimum Qualifications. To qualify for the position of law clerk at salary level JSP 13, a person must be a law school graduate, have two years of legal work experience performed after graduation from law school, and be a member of the bar of a state, territorial, or federal court of general jurisdiction and have one or more of the attributes listed in the first paragraph under Minimum Qualifications. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preference will be given to those applicants who possess law review/journal experience, are in the top 20% of class, and who have post-law-school legal work experience. Demonstrated legal writing of the highest quality and experience with Westlaw are required. TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS: For information and details regarding this position, visit the District of Arizona employment website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/azduscourts to view the vacancy announcement. Education EDUCATION: A person must be a law school graduate. Additional Information This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Paralegal
    Amentum    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    + Provides office support for two or more AUSAs to include the following tasks:

    + Schedules appointments, meetings, engagements, and conferences.

    + Tracks dates/deadlines on AUSAs schedule for appointments, interviews, depositions, meetings, conferences, filings, hearings, scheduling conferences, trial dates, and provides reminders to AUSA of court appearances and other commitments.

    + Receives visitors and telephone calls. In consultation with the assigned attorney, furnishes requested information on cases and general office procedures. Makes telephone calls as needed to get information or answers to questions from agencies, companies.

    + Schedules necessary events for AUSA, to include depositions, interviews, meetings.

    + Schedules with court reporters, processing relevant payment paperwork.

    + Reserves conference rooms for depositions, interviews, and meetings; government vehicle when needed; space at the courthouse, including parking and conference room.

    + Completes Court runs as scheduled.

    + Maintains legal and general office files.

    + Uploads and saves documents to appropriate electronic files, including uploads documents to USAfx for sharing of files.

    + Logs case-related documents when received.

    + Maintains paper and electronic case records, to include correspondence, pleadings, witness interview summaries, PDF files, image files, audio files, video files, bank records, medical records, forensic reports and other records in a manner that facilitates effective retrieval.

    + Completes data entry electronic filings through the Court database systems.

    + Disassembles/assembles documents as required for copying, ensuring that original documents are reassembled to their original state.

    + Aids in assembling and organizing records for production as discovery and for potential use in trial.

    + Opens and closes files; fills in templated documents to complete these tasks.

    + Tracks recipients’ compliance with subpoenas and follows up to ensure compliance.

    + Uses office software, provides limited automated litigation assistance to attorneys.

    + Scans and saves documents following specified file naming, location, and organization conventions.

    + Utilizes various software applications and graphics hardware such as scanners.

    + Performs other document collection related activities, including document screening, labeling of files to be scanned.

    + Performs simple database searches.

    + Reviews, screens, and appropriately routes incoming mail.

    + Scans, reviews, screens, and distributes mail.

    + Prepares mailings via certified and FedEx.

    + Organizes trial exhibits.

    + Copies and organizes documents for hearings and motions, in accordance with AUSA directions.

    + Assists attorneys in trial preparation by performing duties such as independently assembling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists, upon receipt of such materials and instructions from AUSAs.

    + Assists AUSA by delivering/retrieving materials to/from Litigation Technology Unit as directed by AUSA.

    + Codes and indexes discovery documents using legal case management software.

    + Conducts document searches, organizes documents, conducts first level document review, and coordinates document production.

    + Assists with incoming and outgoing discovery processing, including bates-numbering and logging in incoming discovery.

    + Assists with document preparation for expert analysis and production.

    + Assembles necessary material for court filings.

    + Assists preparing trial exhibits to be presented in court.

    + Assists in preparing witness binders and for use during investigations and trial.

    + Reviews case materials to become familiar with issues relevant to the case.

    + Reviews incoming material using a pre-formatted decision matrix for the needed documents., e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, and subpoenas.

    + Reviews outgoing correspondence for procedural and grammatical accuracy, format, and presentation. Brings errors to the attention of the writer.

    + Proofreads pleadings, memoranda and correspondence for spelling and grammar before filings are entered or correspondence is sent out.

    + Fills in templated litigation report request letters.

    + Proofreads legal briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents.

    + Makes travel arrangements, secures accommodations, and maintains contact while the Government traveler is in travel status.

    + Completes witness travel requirements.

    + Arranges travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations.

    + Fills in templated travel authorizations and vouchers. Assists with requests for legal support action of witnesses.

    + Prepares templated litigation support services request forms, including services for procuring transcripts, medical records, and fact and expert witnesses.

    + Coordinates with the victim/witness specialist for current Departmental guidelines relating to victims' rights and services responsibilities. Notifies appropriate individuals of victim/witness issues.

    + Retrieves required information from case files and fills in pre-formatted, templated legal documents. Ensures proper spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar. Consults with document author to resolve questionable material

    + Fills in templated pleadings, stipulations, motions, briefs, affidavits, subpoenas for service on third parties, releases, discovery statements with relevant information under supervision of POCs.

    + Redacts documents as directed by AUSA.

    + Modifies previously established pleadings, motions, and letters with guidance from POC.

    + Conducts non-complex research of legislation, statutes, regulations, and court cases.

    + Performs document reviews

    + Maintains discovery material and other case related records in case specific spreadsheet that is accessible and enables easy retrieval.

    + Following established procedures, provides a variety of direct legal support services performed with limited AUSA and Point of Contact oversight

    + Schedules necessary events for AUSA, to include depositions, witness interviews, meetings, and conferences.

    + Answers inquiries not requiring legal interpretations and refers other questions to appropriate office members.

    + Ensures that client agencies are kept informed of the status of assigned cases.

    + Assists in trial preparation by inputting data into trial assistance databases, assembling trial notebooks, assembling exhibits, and preparing witness and exhibit lists.

    + Performs tasks requiring interaction, oral and written, with courts, clients, co-workers, and others.

    + Prepares work product using a variety of computer software programs and applications, including word processing, databases, and spreadsheets.

    + Establishes and maintains files and case-tracking database.

    + Receives newly opened case files.

    + Notifies proper client agency of service and to request litigation report and/or other necessary case related information.

    + Establishes and updates database to track receipt of cases, upcoming deadlines, and other case information. Keeps attorneys and appropriate staff members informed of status of cases.

    + Monitors progress of pending cases and initiates action to ensure that established deadlines are met.

    + Electronically maintains case files and case related material in compliance with established filing systems and in accordance with office procedures.

    Qualifications:

    + Must be able to obtain and maintain MRPT facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for MRPT facility credentials/authorization at this work location.

    + Requires paralegal certificate, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study. One year of legal training or legal experience or at least two years of college education may be substituted for the paralegal certificate.

    + Additionally, at least one year of litigation paralegal experience or project experience (as related to the task order) is required; trial experience very helpful

    + Automated litigation support experience valued. Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.

    + Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge and 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 basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.

    + Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

    Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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    EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Sr Paralegal - Blue Sky
    DLA Piper    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 6 days    

    _DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Job applicant poster viewing center (https://mandatoryview.com/?LicenceId=09b17fa3-b781-4022-bfdd-ec61a570463c&ProductType=OnlineApplicant) ._

    DLA Piper is, at its core, bold, exceptional, collaborative and supportive. Our people are the backbone, heart and soul of our firm. Wherever you are in your professional journey, DLA Piper is a place you can engage in meaningful work and grow your career. Let’s see what we can achieve. Together.

    If you are a highly talented Sr. Paralegal, we want to hear from you!

    This position is remote.

    Relocation is available according to the Firm's policy.

    Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally and globally.

    The paralegal team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.

    Minimum Requirements:

    + Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal Certificate

    + 6 years’ Paralegal experience supporting a Finance practice group in a law firm or professional services environment

    + Experience managing data rooms and matter files on document management systems

    + Detail-oriented and self-motivated

    + Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    + Strong attention to detail and ability to handle large volumes of work

    Preferred Requirements:

    + Blue Sky experience

    + Experience preparing and filing a variety of corporate legal documents (Articles of Incorporation/Organization, amendments, state qualifications, consents, merger documents, closing books, electronic closing sets, initial drafts or certificates, short-form closing deliverables, and filing annual reports)

    + Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    + Large firm experience

    What will your day look like?

    Your day will be spent performing a range of substantive case, matter, or entity-related duties by supporting efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, and other parties. This will include developing, monitoring, and updating closing and other books and other documents.

    You will also be responsible for researching, preparing, and filing legal UCC Financing Statements, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, annual reports, managing data rooms, and matter files, coordinating execution and delivery of documentation to other parties’ counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, etc., including all closing documentation. You will also develop, monitor, and update closing and other checklists.

    To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website (https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/) .

    We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

    General & Essential Job Expectations

    While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to:

    + Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties;

    + Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner;

    + Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product;

    + Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required;

    + Foster positive work relationships;

    + Comply with all firm policies and practices;

    + Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed;

    + Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned.

    Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.

    Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements

    Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

    The expected pay range for this position, if hired to work in Los Angeles, San Diego or Seattle is $47.70 - $70.96 per hour. If hired to work in New York city the expected pay range is $49.87 - $74.18 per hour. If hired to work in Palo Alto or San Francisco the expected pay range is $52.04 - $77.41 per hour. Non-exempt positions will be paid on an hourly basis and paid overtime in accordance with applicable laws. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience, and overall qualifications. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

    Application Process:

    If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or have any questions about the process, please contact [email protected] . Please add [email protected] to your list of safe senders.

    Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email.

    No immigration sponsorship is available for this position.

    Agency applications will not be considered.

    **Job:** _Paralegal_

    **Organization:** _Investment Funds_

    **Title:** _Sr Paralegal - Blue Sky_

    **Location:** _California-San Diego_

    **Requisition ID:** _24000367_

    **Other Locations:** _United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-Palo Alto, United States-Virginia-Reston, United States-District of Columbia-Washington, United States-Florida-Miami, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-New Jersey-Short Hills, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States, United States-New Jersey-Northfield, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-New York-New York, United States-Maryland-Baltimore, United States-Delaware-Wilmington, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Massachusetts-Boston_


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Paralegal
    Amentum    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 6 days    

    + Schedule appointments, meetings, engagements, and conferences

    + Receive and review incoming correspondence and forwards each item to the appropriate AUSA or to other staff based on a knowledge of the duties and functions of the United States Attorney's Office

    + Receive telephone calls and visitors, screening those which can be handled without help.

    + Maintain legal and general office files.

    + Review, screen, and control incoming mail.

    + Review outgoing correspondence for procedural and grammatical accuracy, format, and presentation. Brings errors to the attention of the writer.

    + Searches file for material used in recurring reports. Assembles file data or secures data from staff members into the proper format based on the purpose and nature of the report.

    + Makes travel arrangement, secure accommodations and maintains contact while the Government traveler is in travel status.

    + Produce written documents utilizing a range of office automation software.

    + Retrieves required information from various files and records and prepares legal documents with complicated formatting. Ensures proper spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar. Consults with document author to resolve questionable material.

    + Use office software, such as MS Office Suite, Adobe and CaseView.

    Qualifications:

    + Must be able to obtain and maintain MRPT facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for MRPT facility credentials/authorization at this work location.

    + One year of experience on major litigation support projects or undergraduate degree.

    + Demonstrated ability to work independently in a team environment.

    + Must have excellent writing skills and oral communication capabilities.

    + Requires hands-on familiarity with the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, data processing environments, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, internet and server-based databases and other applications.

    + Should be a knowledgeable user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems.

    Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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    EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Paralegal Real Estate
    Town of Gilbert    Gilbert, AZ 85295
     Posted 7 days    

    Paralegal Real Estate

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    Paralegal Real Estate

    Salary

    $26.70 - $38.71 Hourly

    Location

    Gilbert, AZ

    Job Type

    Full Time

    Remote Employment

    Flexible/Hybrid

    Job Number

    24-0258

    Department

    LEGAL

    Opening Date

    06/03/2024

    Closing Date

    6/12/2024 11:59 PM Arizona

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    + Benefits

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    We Are Seeking

    Gilbert is on a mission to “Anticipate. Create. Help people.” With 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future while continuing to be one of the top communities in the country.

    In Gilbert, we are shaping a new tomorrow, today. We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today: https://youtu.be/ftB0lKDltvc

    About You

    With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Paralegal-Real Estate within the Town Attorney's office.

    The Paralegal is responsible for assisting attorneys and other Town staff with the management and administration of real property transactions, lease agreements, licenses, and permits. The Paralegal also assists and supports the Town Attorney’s office in other types of legal matters, including the handling of risk management claims and public records requests.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    + Facilitates the acquisition and disposition of real property, including rights-of-way, and coordinates the closing process for real estate transactions.

    + Prepares:

    + Offer letters to property owners

    + Purchase contracts

    + Transaction timelines and checklists (including tracking and updating)

    + Conveyance documents, including deeds and easements

    + Closing instruction letters

    + Closing packages

    + Closing binders

    + Reviews and analyzes due diligence materials, title commitments, and ALTA surveys.

    + Works with title companies and attorneys to satisfy title policy requirements and resolve title policy exceptions.

    + Assists attorneys in the review and revision of a wide range of other real estate-related documents, including telecommunications leases, easements, covenants, lot boundary adjustments, plats, etc.

    + Develops and maintains a database of owned real property, leases, permits, and licenses and assists attorneys and other Town staff in the administration and management of leases, licenses, easements, use permits, and similar matters.

    + Assists attorneys in the preparation of various other correspondence, contracts, ordinances and legal documents.

    + Performs other tasks on an as-needed basis, including:

    + Risk management assistance, including claim management, property and subrogation claims, and certificates of insurance.

    + Assistance with public records requests including compiling and redacting responsive materials.

    We Are Team Gilbert

    You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

    At Team Gilbert , we hire innovative, forward-thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification required.

    + At least five years of experience in real estate transactional experience required, with at least three of those years involving the conducting and closing of commercial real estate transactions.

    + Prior law firm experience strongly preferred.

    + Technological savvy and the ability to work across multiple software applications required.

    + The successful applicant must display a combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the above-described essential job duties and responsibilities.

    + Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    + Knowledge of Arizona real estate law, including state laws regulating municipalities, contract administration and negotiation, legal research methodologies, drafting legal documents; standard legal references, legal terminology, and public law.

    + Exercise of good judgment and application of legal ethics in making decisions.

    + Ability to work independently while understanding and complying with the provisions of law.

    + Ability to be highly organized and detail orientated in order to successfully manage multiple priorities.

    + Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of records and information; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; analyze situations carefully and adopt an effective course of action; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Town employees, legal professionals, support staff, and general public.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

    Up For the Challenge

    Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.

    Let's get this adventure started!

    Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    Town of Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualifying positions that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, babies at work, and more! Click Here (https://www.gilbertaz.gov/home/showdocument?id=42978&t=637793142009536761) to see a list of our benefit offerings at-a-glance.

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    In the questions that follow, you will be asked for information about your qualifications. If you do not have relevant experience, enter "N/A". Your answers to this questionnaire must be verifiable in your application, so complete your application thoroughly. Submitting a resume in lieu of completing your application fully may disqualify you from further consideration. Please indicate whether you accept these terms by checking the appropriate box below.

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    02

    Do you have an Bachelor's Degree or higher in a Legal Assistant/Paralegal program or a related field?

    + Yes

    + No

    03

    How many years of experience do you have working in a law office or related environment as a paralegal?

    + None

    + Less than 1 year

    + More than 1 year but less than 3 years

    + More than 3 years but less than 5 years

    + More than 5 years

    04

    Do you have a Paralegal Certification through a school approved through the American Bar Association or certification through the National Association for Legal Assistants?

    + Yes

    + No

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    + Veteran

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    Address

    50 E. Civic Center Drive Gilbert, Arizona, 85296

    Website
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    Employment Type

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  • Managing Attorney
    The Hartford    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 7 days    

    Managing Attorney - LM06CE

    We’re determined to make a difference and are proud to be an insurance company that goes well beyond coverages and policies. Working here means having every opportunity to achieve your goals – and to help others accomplish theirs, too. Join our team as we help shape the future.

    The Hartford is seeking a Managing Attorney for the Arizona Staff Legal Office. This position maintains and grows the presence of Legal Counsel for The Hartford in the local community. The Managing attorney provides leadership of the staff counsel office, builds and maintains partnerships with Claim Centers, provides oversight and guidance on case handling at the local level, and handles a partial caseload. This role is key in driving the strategy to provide excellent results to clients, and in building and maintaining the firm’s reputation of excellence in the local legal community. This individual will lead a 7+ person well-established team including 4 attorneys who handle litigation in the states of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.

    Responsibilities:

    + Develop and execute appropriate uniform office procedures for the receipt and timely assignment of files and timely communications with clients, claims, opposing counsel and the court.

    + Ensure that proper conflict check and calendar systems are in place.

    + Create, revise and ensure the use of uniform legal and administrative forms.

    + Regularly review staff law office files to ensure quality expectations are met, effective legal strategies are identified and updated plans of action are in place.

    + Create and maintain processes to ensure that legal deadlines are met.

    + Actively manage workload demand and capacity across the team.

    + Establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with clients, business partners, counsel, court personnel and office staff.

    + Participate in roundtables, trial calls and training calls.

    + Gather, compile and analyze data from multiple sources and use the data to help drive office results and prepare an office monthly report.

    + Execute key deliverables that improve internal partnerships and support financial goals.

    + Prepare and administer office budget.

    + Identify issues and trends that raise broad client, Claim or corporate implications.

    + Administer performance management process for attorneys and support staff.

    + Provide coaching and feedback to support employee performance and development.

    + Assume proactive, leading role in requisite training of staff on legal issues and goals.

    + Recruit, hire, develop and retain outstanding legal staff and support staff.

    + Promote an inclusive and team-oriented work environment.

    + Maintain vendor management and expense discipline.

    + Directly handle a partial legal file inventory.

    Qualifications:

    + 10+ year’s law practice and business management experience in a large corporate environment. Preferred candidates have both law practice and corporate experience. Member in good standing of the Arizona State Bar or the ability to waive into Arizona.

    + Strong litigation background to include experience and proficiency in commercial and general liability, subrogation, auto liability matters, and complex litigation. Workers Comp experience attractive but not necessary.

    + Functional understanding of claims and litigation.

    + Trial experience in tort litigation preferably in the field of insurance defense (jury and bench trials).

    + Demonstrated leadership ability and a successful track record managing a team.

    + Ability to influence and communicate across all levels of the organization.

    + Strong communication and computer skills.

    + Strong leadership experience.

    + Strategic thinking and analytical skills.

    + Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

    Location:

    The Managing Attorney may work remotely from locations in the Tucson/Phoenix corridor. If the Managing Attorney resides within 25 miles from the Arizona Legal Office location, the Managing Attorney will be required to go into the office up to 3 times per week. If the Managing Attorney resides more than 25 miles from the Arizona Staff Legal Office location, they will be required to go into the office up to 4 times per month.

    For full-time, occasional, part-time or remote positions: (1) high speed broadband internet service is required, we do not recommend or support DSL, wireless, Wifi, Hotspots, Fiber without a modem and Satellite; (2) Internet provider supplied modem/router/gateway is hardwired to the Hartford issued computer with an ethernet cable; and (3) minimum upload/download speeds of 5Mbps/30Mbps will be required. To confirm whether your Internet system has sufficient speeds, please visit http://www.speedtest.net from your personal computer.

    Compensation

    The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:

    $141,920 - $212,880

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

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    Human achievement is at the heart of what we do.

    We believe that with the right encouragement and support, people are capable of achieving amazing things.

    We put our belief into action by ensuring individuals and businesses are well protected, and by going even further – making an impact in ways that go beyond an insurance policy.

    Nearly 19,000 employees use their unique talents in careers that span a variety of disciplines – from developing the latest technology to creating and promoting our products to evaluating future financial risks.

    We’re also committed to programs that drive education and support volunteerism, which put human beings first. We do it because it’s the right thing to do, and because when our customers, communities and employees succeed, we all do.

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    Full Time

  • Legal Assistant (Office Automation)
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 8 days    

    Summary For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/. Responsibilities As a senior assistant, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. Duties include: - Provides expert advice on complex litigative matters in a variety of bankruptcy cases. - Serves as a legal assistance subject matter expert and provides training and guidance to other support staff. - Maintains current knowledge of regulations and laws applicable to bankruptcy litigation. - Provides a variety of direct legal support to one or more AUSAs. - Prepares a wide variety of legal documents, many of which are voluminous and complex in format. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications GS-8: To be eligible at the GS-8 level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level. Specialized experience is defined as experience preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and complex in format (e.g. pleadings, stipulations, motions, briefs, affidavits, complaints, orders and subpoenas); obtaining information from files, law enforcement agencies, or other sources; conducting factual and legal research and providing requested information to attorneys; aiding in the preparation and organization of evidence for use in trial. To be qualified, you must type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample with three or fewer errors. (A typing test may later be required.) Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)-The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. Education Education may not be substituted for specialized experience at this series/grade level. Additional Information Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See http://www.sss.gov/. EEO Statement: The Department of Justice is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment for all employees and applicants. See U.S. Department of Justice Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for complete details. Diversity Statement: As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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