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Temporary Paralegal

Company: The Excalibur Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Excalibur Group is currently seeking a Paralegal for a temporary contract in Washington, DC. **Candidates will be subject to a background/credit screen prior to employment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPerform legal support services which facilitate the work of the legal staff of the assigned office.Conduct of extensive and thorough legal research into and analyses of legislative history and precedent cases, decisions, and opinions that may be applicable to particular legal matters.Review investigative reports, testimonies, interviews, files, and documents for a variety of criminal cases to become familiar with the issues and identify pertinent material. Participate and assist in all areas of trial preparation. To include compiling, organizing, and indexing various evidentiary exhibits. Mark and identify trial exhibits and draft a list of exhibits to be presented at trial. Range of paralegal tasks include, but are not limited to copying, mailing, closing files, maintaining pleadings. Assist with other administrative tasks as the role support person in the branch office. Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office. Skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner. REQUIREMENTSEducation: minimum of a Paralegal/Legal Studies or paralegal certificate. Minimum of one to two years of litigation support experience and trial experience. Ability to review investigative reports, testimonies, interviews, files, and documents for a variety of criminal cases to become familiar with the issues, and identify pertinent material. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as Lexis/Nexis 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, imaging, and hardware system.Strong working knowledge with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.Excellent written and oral communication skills. PAY RATE:$21.36/hr. HOURS OF OPERATIONMon. - Fri. 8:30am - 5pmExcept Federal Holidays*This is an on-site position for a 30-90 day assignment* HOW TO APPLY:If interested in this opportunity, please apply on our website by visiting

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