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Senior Paralegal - Immediate Interviews!

Company: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Job Description:

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



Senior Paralegal


PAE has an opening for a Senior Paralegal to support the US Attorney's Office.

  • Examines, prepares and processes a variety of technical legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and complex in format. Reviews incoming material and independently determines the need for assembly and preparation of a variety of legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, and subpoenas.

  • Use original and online legal resources, verifies citations and statutory references contained in legal documents. Ensures citations are complete and consistent with source material.

  • Reviews current legislation, regulations, directives, and decisions of various courts and administrative bodies, bringing information to the attention of AUSAs.

  • Composes original letters not requiring legal interpretations, but that require a good working knowledge of legal and administrative procedures and terminology.

  • Prepares such legal pleadings as indictments, complaints, search warrants, judgments, applications, notices, affidavits, summonses, subpoenas, motions, responses, etc. Ensures legal documents are in conformance with rules governing style and format.

  • Establishes and maintains a variety of files for AUSAs. Searches legal reference files for information needed by AUSAs in conducting interviews, preparing correspondence, and preparing for hearings and trials. Assemble exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents from file material.

  • Monitor the progress of pending cases and initiates action to ensure that legal pleadings, forms, reports, correspondence, and other documents are prepared and submitted within established deadlines. Keep appropriate staff members informed about the current status of cases.

  • Compile organize, and index various discovery and evidence exhibits for trial, and witness testimony, and develop and compile jury instructions to assist AUSAs in preparing for trial. Work closely with assigned attorney(s) to ensure material is efficiently arranged.

  • Open and maintain case files, and issue subpoenas compelling the production of evidence or witness testimony.

  • Produce and provide to the attorney legal documents, information, exhibits, or witnesses at the appropriate time during those court proceedings.

  • Maintain regular contact with the applicable federal agencies to ensure provision of complete and timely cooperation in all aspects of assigned cases.

  • Obtain needed information for files from law enforcement agencies, or other sources, and submit completed legal documents to the appropriate AUSA for review and approval.

  • Reviews and examines forms and documents for all cases to ensure completeness and accuracy. If information is missing, initiates correspondence to seek information that will complete the case file in preparation of a hearing.

  • Provides assistance to AUSAs in preparing trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, compiling witness and exhibit lists. 

  • Prepares discovery for plaintiffs and/or defendants in accordance with governing rules and regulations and with the approval of the assigned attorneys.

  • Provides automated litigation support to attorneys in trial preparation and courtroom presentations by utilizing various software applications and graphics hardware.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.

  • Requires a Paralegal Certificate and 2 years of litigation experience. 

  • Prior experience providing trial support helpful

  • Requires sound understanding and hands-on experience with Legal research databases such as WestLaw or Lexis.

  • Requires basic knowledge of and experience with eDiscovery. 

  • Must work well under pressure.

  • Must be familiar with standard legal citations.



PAE 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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