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Supervisory Paralegal

Company: ARK Solutions, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Role: Supervisory Paralegal
Position through 5/31/2027

Education: Requires paralegal certificate.

Location: Washington, DC HYBRID (either 4 days remote/1 day in office OR 3 days remote/2 days in office TBD PER ROLE)

Required Skills:
- At least three years of litigation paralegal experience, including trial experience.
- At least one year of experience in automated litigation support including Relativity or similar tools
- Prior trial support experience is required
- Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
- Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
- Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
- Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
- Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

Preferred Skills:
- Relativity knowledge and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred.

Day-to-day Responsibilities:
- Directs and supervises the work of paralegals and other support 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 paralegal and support staff work meets contract and attorney requirements and is delivered on time.
- Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks. Must be able to formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done. Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager; may also have significant contact with COR, Government Case Manager, trial attorneys and staff, client agency staff, and opposing counsel.
- Performs complex legal and 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 and litigation consultants.
- Arranges for access to appropriate client libraries and other legal research facilities
- Coordinates with other Contractor support components, including data processing support staff, in order to accomplish work.

Keywords: ARK Solutions, Inc., Washington DC , Supervisory Paralegal, Legal , Washington, DC

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