FSA, a government contractor delivering highly qualified personnel in support of the government's mission, has an immediate vacancy for a Supervisory Paralegal to manage FSA's staff supporting the Asset Forfeiture Program at the U.S. Attorney's Office Central District of CA. The Asset Forfeiture Section at the USAO is responsible for the prosecution of both criminal and civil actions against property used or acquired during illegal activity.
A Supervisory Paralegal suppervises a staff of 14 and executes the following duties:
Assist attorney, provide Legal Clerk and Paralegal / Legal Assistant II & III review
Directs and supervises the work of paralegal and other contractor staff, particularly on major paralegal support efforts, such as large legal research projects, or major in-courtroom support
Monitors work and reports on progress; responsible for ensuring that work meets contract and attorney requirements and is delivered on time
Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks. Must be able for formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done
Performs complex legal factual research
Designs and develops systems and procedures for tracking, controlling, and managing case files, exhibits, and other case-specific materials. Assists trial staff in coordination with expert witnesses
Arranges for access to appropriate Department of Justice libraries and other legal research facilities
Coordinates with other Contractor support components in order to accomplish work
Reports to a Director, Manager or Operations Supervisor; may also have significant contact with ACOTR, QAE, trial attorneys and staff, client agency staff, and opposing counsel
A Supervisory Paralegal must meet the following qualifications:
Supervisory experience required
Possess a Paralegal Certificate
At least three years of litigation paralegal required including trial experience
At least one year experience in Asset Forfeiture support
Sound working knowledge of legal system, legal research procedures, and sources of information
Excellent written and oral communication skills, analytic ability, and thorough knowledge of legal research tools
Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and telecommunications
Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure
Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Access
This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.
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