Senior Paralegal - Litigation Support

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Los Angeles, CA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    cipate in assigned areas of criminal or civil proceedings, e.g., electronic discovery.

    • Assists in the development of case referrals.

    • Performs a variety of tasks associated with litigation of cases in assigned specialty area including:

    • Receiving and analyzing incoming pleadings and correspondence

    • Determining appropriate action and notes time limitations for responses

    • Drafting correspondence and legal documents for attorney's signature

    • Drafting proposed orders and decrees for signature of judges and magistrates

    • Assists in pretrial prep by:

    • preparing, scheduling, reviewing, and organizing discovery;

    • notifying, interviewing, and managing witnesses;

    • researching case law;

    • supporting assigned attorney(s) in court proceedings by briefing attorney on pertinent facts, issues, and case law, and by compiling, organizing, and indexing exhibits.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study (or equivalent)

    • 2+ years of litigation paralegal experience or project experience, including at least one year of experience in automated litigation support.

    • Knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.

    • Knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.

    • Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.

    • Familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems.

    • Must be knowledgeable user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications systems.

    • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications

    • Trial experience

    • Current or active clearance

    This position is covered under the Service Contract Act and is subject to minimum wage requirements as well as the minimum Health and Welfare benefit. Leidos will ensure that all provisions are met through their wages and benefits. The pay for this position will be $30.10/hr.

    In 2023, Leidos was ranked as one of the " World's Most Ethical Companies " by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth consecutive year. We were also ranked #2 on the Forbes' list of Best Employers for Veterans and #26 on Careers & The Disabled Magazine's list of Top 50 Employers for the Disabled!

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-02-01
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range -

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Original Posting Date:
    02/01/2024

    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.