Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA Federal, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and Amentum, has a vacancy for a Paralegal III. In this role, you will be supporting the overall mission of the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) in the Criminal Division.
- Works with Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs), investigators, federal agents and support staffs to recommend the most effective strategy to meet litigation
- Develops alternative methods and encourages the use of automated support for trial preparation and presentation.
- Assists attorneys and legal support staff in organizing voluminous case information for efficient retrieval through automated means such as scanning, indexing, processing, and loading documents into a database. Ensures documents are organized for efficient automated storage and retrieval by preparing appropriate indices, defining data file search criteria and indexing/coding fields. Monitors the progress of computer data entry
- Prepares computerized trial presentation programs.
- Uses and employs a variety of software packages including database, spreadsheet and word processing applications such as: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Sanction, Trial Director, Summation, Concordance, Eclipse, Time Map, Case Map, eScan It, etc., based on which software would be most effective for discovery, presentation of evidence or production of graphic demonstrative evidence, as well as meeting individual user needs. Using these automated case management tools, organizes, summarizes and presents data in narrative, tabular and graphic form for use in the courtroom such as photo boards, maps and charts and other demonstrative exhibits required for
- Ensures equipment is in place for courtroom and grand jury sessions. Determines the placement and appearance of visual materials that will most effectively convey the information to the court, jury, and/or witnesses. Operates systems in the courtroom as needed.
- Numbers (or otherwise identifies), copies, extracts, and prepares for production of discovery documents and
- Drafts discovery letters identifying matters be produced and memorializing their discovery.
- Maintains record and copies of discovery produced, and maintains index of discovery produced.
- Researches, analyzes and summarizes relevant legal precedents for applicability to assigned cases as appropriate. Utilizes a variety of automated legal research tools as well as public information databases and other automated resources to research case- or program-specific legal matters, and to participate in assigned areas of criminal proceedings, e.g. electronic discovery.
- Reviews documents and other materials produced pursuant to subpoena; maintains inventory of materials produced pursuant to subpoena; and prepares outline of substance of documents/materials produced pursuant to grand jury
- Prepares and maintains a variety of trial-related documents, e.g., discovery letters, exhibit lists, jury instructions, trial subpoenas, by applying a basic knowledge of the Federal Rules of Evidence and Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and application of practical litigative
- Notes deficiencies in case materials, e.g., missing documents, conflicting statements, and request further investigation by investigative personnel to correct
- Maintains accounting systems for materials to be used as exhibits in grand jury proceedings and trials, prepares lists and tables to correlate the exhibits with grand jury transcripts, and keeps a strict account of the exhibits used in such proceedings.
- Assists attorneys in determining the most effective and efficient ways to prepare, present and maintain a variety of administrative legal documents, e.g., discovery letters, exhibit lists, jury instructions and subpoenas. Such procedural advisory services require application of a basic knowledge of the principles and practices of the USAO, Federal Rules of Evidence and Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and application of extensive practical litigative
Forfeiture Support Associates (FSA), LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity), veteran status, family leave status or any protected group status as deﬁned by applicable law.
Apply on company website