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Legal Assistant with Security Clearance

Amentum

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted August 5, 2022.

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World Legal Assistant The types of litigation support required under this contract generally include: * Examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, and subpoenas.
* Providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparations.
* Assembling trial exhibits, affidavits, discovery in various formats, and other legal documents.
* Assembling and organizing files and records materials for disposition or transfer to records depository. • Maintaining calendar of assigned active cases.
* Tracking filing, hearing, and trial dates, and scheduling conferences and interviews. Minimum Requirements: * Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOJ Public Trust.
* Requires 1+ Years of specialized legal experience reviewing legal documents such as complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels for completeness of information; retrieving and assembling information for hearing and/or trial use, researching a variety of legal sources to obtain and/or verify information; maintaining file systems; and using automated software to produce legal related reports, documents, correspondence and related materials.
* Knowledge of and experience with using Microsoft Applications required.
* Must be able to conduct simple research using Legal Research databases.
* Must work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines.
* Attention to detail is a must.
* Applicant must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
* Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.
* Must be able to work in an office setting where some walking, siting, standing, bending and carrying of small office items is required.
* Must be comfortable working in an office setting. Preferred Qualifications: * 3+ Years of relevant legal experience is preferred;
* Paralegal certificate is highly valued
* Experience with WestLaw, Lexis, and or Pacer helpful. 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. EEO is the Law Poster EEO is the Law Poster Supplement